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Inspiron 5459 Keyboard upgrade to Backlit Keyboard

Q: Inspiron 5459 Keyboard upgrade to Backlit Keyboard

Hi
I have recently purchased Inspiron 14" 5459 in India. This comes with a non-backlit keyboard.
Is there a way to get it upgraded to Backlit Keyboard? If yes, can this be done via Dell Support or I'll have to procure the OEM part on my own and replace?

Cheers,
Rahul

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A: Inspiron 5459 Keyboard upgrade to Backlit Keyboard

Hey,
Have the same laptop and the same question in mind. Let me know if u find a solution to it.
Thanks mate!

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I recently bought a 7559 laptop from a Dell certified re seller of refurbished laptops. I didn't get the backlit version but i regret that now.

I see I can buy the backlit board on numerous sites, but im unsure if the connectors are  on my model ready for me to connect it to :(

Any ideas if my NON backlit model with accept a backlit board?

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Hello folks,  is it possible to upgrade my non-backlit to a backlit keyboard? p51s 20K0 thanks in advance!













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A:p51s 20K0 upgrade non-backlit to backlit keyboard

Welcome to the CommunityChoose appropriate keyboard with backlight ("BL" index in the part title) and layout from this filehttps://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/p51s_20k0_frubom_20180220.pdf

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I have a T450S that came with a standard keyboard.  If I bought the Lenovo FRU backlit keyboard and installed it, would it work?  Or is there something different about a system board or machine that was originally configured by Lenovo for a standard keyboard? Thanks.  













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A:Upgrade non-backlit Keyboard T450s to a backlit?

It will work

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Inspiron 17R SE (7720): Is it possible to manually enable/disable the backlit keyboard ? Is it possible to program it via software driver ?

A:Inspiron 17R SE - Backlit Keyboard

Hi,
Welcome to the Community. The F6 key is  - Keyboard back light on/off and brightness control.
If you are using the Function keys. Press < Fn >< F6 > once to turn on the keyboard back light. Press < Fn >< F6 > second time to decrease the brightness of the keyboard back light and pressing < Fn >< F6 > for the third time turns off the keyboard back light.
Thank you.

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I sent computer back for repairs now the keyboard does not light with touch or come on at startup. I tried to install enhancement package 2.2 as suggested but said remove newer version first. I can see it in progams to remove. They had to replace KWH3G - LCD and Accessory, KD4T9 - Cables and Cords, and94MFG - Daughterboard. The board works manually with Fn and F10. I changed Bios to 100% but only came on once. Computer just 5 months old!

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Hi All,

I bought my Inspiron 15 3542 back in November and would like to replace the existing keyboard with a backlit one. I think the part number is G7P48. My question is if the laptop didn't come with this feature, will this replacement work?

Thanks,Nick

A:Inspiron 15 3542 backlit keyboard

Hi Nick,
Dell Inspiron 15 3542 is shipped with only Chiclet style keyboard you will not find any compatible backlit keyboard for this system.

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Is it possible to replace my keyboard with the backlit version?

A:Inspiron 17r se 7720. backlit keyboard

Hi Lee.R
Yes you can connect a backlit keyboard with this system model.
Please reply me if you need any further help.
Thanks & RegardsPrateek K#iworkfordell

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Hi All,My Dell Inspiron 15 5567 just arrived today. I thought that it has a backlit keyboard but it says non-backlit keyboard when I saw the configuration.Is there any way that I will be able to have a backlit keyboard for my laptop?
Thanks!

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Hey guys, I just had a Dell Inspiron 15 5559 delivered to me yesterday and I noticed there wasn't a backlit keyboard installed. At first, I thought it was just off, but after looking around this site and doing some research to first make sure I wasn't just not able to turn it on, I've arrived to this conclusion. 
I've tried doing Fn + F10. I've tried Ctrl + F10. I've tried going to Mobility Center and changing multimedia/function key.I also have all my drivers updated and made completely sure everything was updated in case it was just a software issue. I also updated BIOS and went there and checked if I could change keyboard settings there; no luck.
The thing is, my laptop is the touch model and to the extent of my knowledge, all touch models are equipped with a backlit keyboard. So what's going on...? Do I have to pay out another $50 for a backlit keyboard?
Thanks for taking the time to read this.

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My laptop doesnt have a backlit keyboard....Can i install a backlit keyboard on my dell inspiron n5559? & Also can i use the backlit keyboard of dell n5555/n5558???
Processor-Intel core i3 6th gen
ram-8gb ddr3

A:DELL INSPIRON 15 N5559 BACKLIT KEYBOARD

My keyboard doesn't have backlit.....Can i install backlit keyboard on my dell inspiron 15 N5559????& Also does the backlit keyboard of N5555/N5558 will work on my laptop????
processor-INTEL CORE i3 6th gen
RAM-8GB DDR3
HDD-1TB

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Hi all,
Just got an Inspiron 15-5559 Signature edition from the Microsoft store and I can't figure out how to turn off the keyboard backlight. I want to turn it off to save battery when it's not connected to AC.
I've tried pressing Fn+F10 as well as just F10 when FN is locked. I've installed Quickset and the backlight slider doesn't change the backlight levels at all. I've also went into BIOS and the backlight stays on even if I choose "Disabled".
Any ideas on how to turn it off? Thanks

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hi everyone!
When my Inspiron 13-5378 is powered by the AC, the backlit keyboard never turn off but the the laptop is on battery only, it work flawlessly.
I tried to play with the backlit settings in the Dell QuickSet BacklitKB.exe app or with the Dell Mobility app without luck.
I checked in the BIOS and there's no setting i can play with to change this behavior.

Any idea?

A:The backlit keyboard on my Inspiron 13-5378 never turn off on AC power

Can you adjust the brightness/turn the keyboard off by pressing F10? Do not press Fn it should just be F10 and it will cycle through off/low/high brightness. I hope this helps!Best regards,Brad

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Hello,
Laptop - Inspiron 17R 5737.

Does anybody knows is it really set permanent lighting of the backlit keyboard?
In fact I see 3 modes of my backlit keyboard: ON, middle-brightness, OFF.
But even in the ON mode keyboards lights only 30 seconds and if I don't push any key - it is go out.
It is very unusefull, when I reading long text in night and can't see my keyboard after 30 seconds.

Is it any key combination or may be some third-party tool, which can make my backlit permanent?

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Hello all!
Thanks in advance for the help, as I have done my research but I can't seem to solve my problem.
So, I purchased a Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series (actual model is I3558-0954BLK). The model did not come with a backlit keyboard. Should have checked ahead :)
I found that apparently the 3558 model supports backlit keyboards, therefore I purchased a compatible keyboard that should fit models 3551 and 3558. 
When I followed the proper procedures to detach the original keyboard from my laptop, I could not find a slot for the "extra" connector that the backlit keyboard carries. After scratching my head for a while and doing some research online, I resolved to ask for your assistance. Here's a picture of what my laptop looks like without a keyboard. Could anyone be so kind as to point out where do I plug the other connector or help me understand why the laptop doesn't carry one? :)
Thanks!!!
Carmine
PS: In the picture, the green arrows I added show the standard keyboard connector & slot. The red arrow I added shows the extra backlit keyboard connector.

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Hi,
I have purchased a Dell Inspiron 5567 and wish to upgrade the keyboard to a Backlit one. The keyboard I have bought is compatible with the laptop, and the laptop also has the connector on the Mainboard for the backlight flex cable. The problem is that the present keyboard does not seem to come off. It is under the Palmrest and secured from the back with a sheet metal which is moulded into the body of the laptop. I have contacted some people and they said that in order for the keyboard to come out I would have to break these seals/moulds. Is this recommended or should I just stick to the normal non-backlit keyboard the laptop came with? I am also concerned about voiding the warranty if I do this modification.Thanks in advance,Alex.

A:Inspiron 5567, keyboard replacement to backlit, disassembly

The touchpad-palmrest-keyboard is a single assembly on this model - the entire assembly needs to be replaced as a single unit.
www.parts-people.com/index.php

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We've had this computer for about 2-3 years...and would like to see if we can upgrade our non-backlit keyboard to a backlit keyboard. Seeing some options that suggest it may be easy to just swap it out (1 screw and then just plug & play) but not getting a 100% clear answer if our computer is able to support the backlit (will it have the right connections for it). I'd love to hear some good news...but more importantly, accurate info is my goal. Current keyboard is fully functional and just fine.  Simply wanting to upgrade to the backlit style. Pleaes advise...Thank you. -jovil99

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I was just wondering if it is possible to upgrade the normal keyboard in my laptop to the backlit version, as I see in the parts manual or whatever it is that there is a version of this laptop with a backlit keyboard. And I very rarely get random graphical glitches, so I think I should get it sent in first for repair

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Hi, I own an HP Notebook 15-ay078ns. I can't find anywhere if It's possible for me to upgrade the keyboard. Thanks!

A:Upgrade to backlit keyboard?

No backlit kbd option shown in the Maintenance & Service Guide:http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05087748

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Is it possible to add a backlit keyboard to a 8760W that currently has a non-backlit keyboard? Thanks for any Info on this.

A:Upgrade to a backlit Keyboard

@rkarlesky Looks like you can. Your manual here. http://h20628.www2.hp.com/km-ext/kmcsdirect/emr_na-c02847569-1.pdf Page 21-22. Let me find your videos. REO

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Hello, I think for upgrade of the keyboard, but I want to know is it possible to upgrade it with backlit keyboard? My machine is Pavilion 15-p253nu, W7x64.  Many thanks in advance!

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Hi, I have a new Elitebook 820 G3 which I am surprised came without backlit keyboard which I thought is standard on this model. Can I upgrade it now or is there some extra chip missing and it will never work? Is it just keyboard that needs to be replaced? I know there is an extra connector for backlit and I am not sure if my laptop has it build in (the connector). Thank you very much in advance for any help/suggestions. Regards, Radek













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A:Upgrading non-backlit keyboard to backlit keyboard on Eliteb...

@Radekk1 Everything should be there for you to upgrade to the backlit keyboard. You can make sure by checking if the ZIF connector is mounted to the system board. HP EliteBook 820 G3 Notebook PC - Remove/Replace videos http://h20464.www2.hp.com/results.htm?SID=7815289&MEID=07E15A5D-4006-405F-818E-406F35690E1B Click on keyboard. REO

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Hi! 
I just purchased Inspiron 15 7000 7559. Backlit keyboard was working fine untill i updated my BIOS to 1.1.8 and now there in BIOS it is shown as non-baccklit keyboard. Keyboard lits up  on its own sometimes and when pressing keys it goes dark again.

Any idea whats the problem? 

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Hey!I ordered Dell Inspiron 5567 laptop from my local retailer and it did not have backlit keyboard. I have seen the same model with backlit keyboard in Dell's official page. So I was wondering that if I order new backlit keyboard from ebay is it possible to replace it. The main question is does every model of inspiron 5567 has a backlit keyboard connector. If it is possible, is there a manual how to do it?
Thanks in advance!

A:Replacing Dell Inspiron 5567 non-backlit keyboard with backlitted on

The connector will be there.  That said, this model is one of the growing number where replacing just the keyboard is far from a trivial exercise -- the keyboard, touchpad and palmrest are essentially a single, partially glued together assembly designed to be replaced as a single unit.
www.parts-people.com/index.php
The service manual details the replacement process for the palmrest assembly -- but not just the keyboard, which isn't designed to be replaced separately.
www.dell.com/.../Removing-the-memory-modules

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i have lenovo p51 non-backlit keyboard can i upgrade to backlit keyboard ? does motherboard support backlit keyboard ?

A:lenovo p51 upgrade to backlit keyboard

Yes.  Just replace the keyboard

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Hello All... My name Celvin from Indiaand I own a HP PAVILION ab032tx Laptop.Is my laptop compatible for the up-gradation with Backlit Keyboard?  PLEASE CONFIRM THAT MY HP PAVILION ab032tx Laptop IS COMPATIBLE FOR THIS UP-GRADATION, IF COMPATIBLE, DOES ALL THE KEY STROKES WORKS FINE AS THE PREVIOUS ONE?Also how I can get it install from service center, because I don?t want to void my warranty.Please confirm as soon as possible.I called US, they mentioned me part no. 809032-002. And asked me to contact Hp India, HP India is saying this is not possible to install backlit keyboard. Please confirm.Regards..Celvin B 

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A:Upgrade standard keyboard to backlit

To upgrade to backlit keyboard you must have a motherboard with the plugin for it. Usually this is only available on high end models. Your manual shows no option of backlit keyboard.http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04402649

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I have read that some touch-screen laptops support backlit keyboards. However, I am not completely positive this model can do so. I have not found any info on the Internet.

Thank you.

A:Does Dell Inspiron 3000 series 3567 support backlit keyboard?

On the Dell parts page for the Inspiron 3567, there is no reference to "backlit" in the keyboard descriptions =
KPP2C Keyboard, English-US, 101 Keys
JYP58 Keyboard, English-International, 101 Keys
JD8C7 Keyboard, French-English Bilingual, 101 Keys

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I have no idea how to turn on the backlit keyboard feature. There is a button (f10) which is supposed to turn it on, but when I press it nothing happens. Would appreciate some help here! Thanks. 

A:Just bought a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 - How do I turn on the backlit keyboard feature?

DellJezz,

Contact Dell Technical Support and they can help with this issue. Since you have the sticker, if it's not working, the cable may have come loose.
Rick

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I'm dizzy from looking at so many laptops I finally decided on precision m7510 I got all the specs I was looking for (i7 3.7 4 core 8 thread, 512 pcie nvme class 40,ect) in confusion of looking at so many ads trying to get best deal (I'm CS student) I wasn't paying attention and the m7510 I ordered didn't have backlit keyboard I wanted can I change non backlit keyboard to backlit keyboard on m7510???

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Hi everyone,I have a ThinkPad L450 notebook. MTM#: 20DT001DUS.I have two questions regarding hardware upgrades. 1. It currently has a WXGA (1366x768) LCD screen.I would like to upgrade it to a FHD (1920x1080) one. 2. I would also like to upgrade the keyboard to a backlit one. Is this possible?Will there be any compatibility issues such as connectors, light not working etc... Thanks in advance for the replies. Best regards.  

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Hello, can I replace my non-backlit with a backlit keyboard for a HP pavilion 17-e134nr as an upgrade ?

A:backlit keyboard HP pavilion 17-e134nr upgrade ?

No sorry. A backlit keyboard is not an optional part for that model series. 

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Hi,I would ike to know i anyone could help me with upgrading my laptops keyboard to a backlit on because it is kind of annoying when i can't see while I am using the keyboard while late night gaming.Thanks,TKTGAMING

A:upgrade laptop keyboard to backlit and suggestions

Hi,Manual: Page 8http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05087748Specs: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-15-ay000-Notebook-PC-series/10862300/model/11830173/document/...You laptop came with Intel Core i3-6100U, UMA graphics, non touch display.Your laptop model series is not compatible with backlit keyboard, motherboard doesn't have ZIF connector for light cable of keyboard (if any), and there is no backlit keyboards listed.RegardsVisruth

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ThinkPad T450 20BV-0005US. Can the keyboard in this model be upgraded to a backlit keyboard? Thanks!

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Hi does anyone know if my keyboard would work if i upgraded it with a backlit keyboard from a diffrent pavilion (backlit keyboard from a diffrent pavilion with same layout/case)? I own a HP Pavilion ab065na. Thanks 

A:Normal to backlit keyboard upgrade possible on hp pavilion?

@Aleks878? What model laptop do you want to install a backlit keyboard into??? REO

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Hi Guys, Is there any way to upgrade from HDD to SSD in HP Pavillion n012tx? I also wanted to change the stock keyboard to a backlit keyboard. This changes will improve the longevity of my laptop for about a year or two I guess. Any help will be appreciated, I will be sad if the forum ignores though. Love for all.  Thanks Arghya  

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Hello all, I've recently purchased this laptop (Just out of best buy direct return policy) and It has remained docked at my desk since.  

I used the keyboard briefly during setup, but otherwise have been using my mechanical - well the other day I decided to use it and the backspace key popped up. Saw that the clips on the key itself were broken on one side.

I don't want to have to wait without my computer in hopes that this may be covered by warranty repair if I send it in, but I cannot find this keyboard anywhere but Ebay.

I would purchase it from ebay but the only sellers are located in hong kong and it would take quite a while and not be an assured fit.

Any ideas? Part number, etc? Basically I would just buy a new keyboard and take the backspace key off of it. 

I saw that theres a website for laptop replacement keys, but this particular model isn't listed. Is this keyboard shared with other models, just with either no backlight or with white text instead of red? I would accept a different kind of key if its the right size.

Thanks, sorry for the wall of text. Just wanting to get my keyboard back to new :-(

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Hi all, I've read a couple of postings but have not found a solution for my problem regarding an upgraded backlit keyboard for my E531 which shows no backlight. I installed the keyboard an connected the two flat cables to the mainboard. Other notebook seems to use additional cables for backlighting, but this one seems not to. Unfortunately there is no backlight turning on. When I press Fn + Space instead a space character is typed. There is a lighting key marked on the left side of the space bar model type is KM BL-106D0, FRU is 04Y2399. Any ideas? DoI need to make some settings or adjustments? I bought the keyboard on Ebay, it was marked as compatible with my E531.  Kind regardsKlaus

A:Backlit keyboard upgrade for Thinkpad Edge E531

I am also having this problem, did you get an answer?I upgraded my non-backlit keyboard to the backlit style, and it is working perfectly except for the back light. Is this keyboard part number incompatible with this motherboard?

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Hello,
I'm looking to upgrade the keyboard on my 5480 i7 7820 to the backlit version.  Is this possible?  If so, what parts are needed?  Are there any procedures after the swap that would need to take place?
Thanks,

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Hi! I've got Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Silver (https://www.alza.cz/EN/lenovo-ideapad-yoga-13-silver-d375124.htm), and while I am quite content with the device, my keyboard stopped working. I was wondering whether any of you might know and suggest an online reseller (official or otherwise), where I could get hold of a replacement keyboard. Now, I suppose backlit keyboard versions of newer Yoga laptops will not work I guess, will they? From what I have read Yoga 13 Silver does not have the slot required for backlit, but aside that, will the keyboard function and will it fit (dimension-wise)? If so, what is the voltage and current required? Would soldering a small battery to the backlit cable be a good idea (I accept the fact that I wouldn't be able to regulate it)? Thank you in advance!ck

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Hi! I've got Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Silver (https://www.alza.cz/EN/lenovo-ideapad-yoga-13-silver-d375124.htm), and while I am quite content with the device, my keyboard stopped working. I was wondering whether any of you might know and suggest an online reseller (official or otherwise), where I could get hold of a replacement keyboard. Now, I suppose backlit keyboard versions of newer Yoga laptops will not work I guess, will they? From what I have read Yoga 13 Silver does not have the slot required for backlit, but aside that, will the keyboard function and will it fit (dimension-wise)? If so, what is the voltage and current required? Would soldering a small battery to the backlit cable be a good idea (I accept the fact that I wouldn't be able to regulate it)? Thank you in advance!ck

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