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Lenovo Y700 14 backlit keyboard not working.

Q: Lenovo Y700 14 backlit keyboard not working.

I just received my new lenovo Y700 14 laptop.But my backlit keyboard is not working.I can see it on website that it comes with backlit keyboard but its not working my laptop.Following is the link of the website I purchased.http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/y700-series/y700-14-inch/?menu-id=y700-14-inchKindly help.Thanks in advance.

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Hello I got this new laptop a month ago, so it said that is has a backlit keyboard, I Tried using Fn + space but it won't work. 

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First of all the support section on Lenovos website must be the most confusing I've ever experienced. I can't find anywhere to send a simple email asking a question. When I enter my product serial at http://support.lenovo.com/ I cant use either email or chat because for some reason those options are not available for my product!I did try to call them, but they don't understand anything. No technical knowledge. So my last option was to register for this forum and hope someone can help me. (Even the forum didn't seem to be updated as there was no section for my model, ideapad 700, only up to 500) Anyway my question is that my backlit keyboard is not working for my Lenovo 700 15ISKYes I fully understand I have to activate it by Fn + Spacebar. But nothing happens. My spacebar has the symbol for backlit keyboard. I was confused at first because I've read that some configurations of Ideapad 700 15ISK does not have backlit keyboard. My Machine Type Model: 80RU001KMX I have tried updating drivers, bios and windows 10. Nothing helped.One thing that are confusing to me is that in many guides/posts for other Lenovo products I've read. "Lenovo settings" should have an icon for the backlit keyboard, so that you whithin that app/program could activate it. My Lenovo settings app does not have this icon. It has lots of options to configure most of the functions for my ideapad 700, but nowhere in this program can I find anything about backlit ... Read more

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I have problem with my laptop, when i use my laptop i see some problem with my keyboard. At different time keyboard stop working randomly at different time, when i start typing keyboard stop working till i restart the device and again around a couple of hours again.. what can i do ?

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This laptop is about 5 months old. While I was browsing the web suddenly the keyboard isn't working. Because of that, i tried to restart my computer. And for some reason, a Novo Button Menu showed up. I tried to press enter (because it is already highlighted on Normal Startup) and it wont. Then I remembered that my keyboard isn't working! I don't know what to do. I tried to press the power button to shut it off but nothing happened. Please help me! This is the first time i have problems in this pc. I don't know what to do..

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Hello Lenovo and community users,I recently brought a Lenovo Flex 2-14 the one with i3/4gb ram, red colour, model: 20404.I use this notebook to DJ at events in dark environment and I've seen that there are models with backlit keyboards.My next question is can I replace the non backlit keyboard with a backlit keyboard?If it is possible can you please point me from where can I buy a backlit keyboard for this model. Thank you in advance.

A:Lenovo Flex 2-14 - change keyboard non backlit with backlit one.

You need to buy backlit keyboard on Ebay or Aliexpress. Also you need small 4-pin 1 mm pitch connector. There is possible to get 5v power from round capacitor near USB. 

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hi i am student currently lives in germany , i bought this laptop before 4 months aprox. every thing was fine tell last week. keyboard stop's working ( it can happen any time) , laptop after that starts lagging tell it shows me blue windows with this things:noraml start, BIOS setup, boot menu, system recovery and because i cant use my keyboard i must turn off and on the laptop manuallyto fix it. please help!!!!

























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HelloI have been playing Counter-Strike 1.6And the keyboard stopped working fullyBut the mouse kept workingThis problem was repeated more than onceI turn off the power button and then I turn it to work againPlease help me

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So i was playing games in teh laptop then suddenly the keyboard stopped working. I restart my laptop and there is this NOVO Menu i press enter but it didnt work due to the keyboard problem. So i did a hard reboot. After that logging in and stuff the keyboard works fine. So i decided to play games again, but it happened again! I restart it but this time there is no NOVO Menu. So i logged in again keyboard works fine but again it doesnt work in a couple of mins. Now i was playing games, keyboard doesnt work THIS TIME my pc crashed due to a problem called DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE . Any solutions please let me know thanks!

























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Firstly, i want to say that i've seen many topics related to this problem on forums , but didn't find the solution.The keyboard randombly freezes when playing, problem didn't occur while browsing or doing random stuff.In order to make it work again, it requires to push the power button for restarting PC, because after restarting it through START/POWER/RESTART i get that BIOS or whatever it's called table about starting in safe mode, but i can't click on it because keyboard still doesn't work. I've tried updating KB drivers, but it says it's up to date, tried unistalling them on safe mode.WIN 10

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Anyone know if there is a hack program for making the backlit keyboard do patterns or something? Flash/blink?




Y50-70 i7-4720HQ - 16GB Ram - 1TB HDD Win 8.1 - 4GB-860 GTX

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Hi everyone, I bought this laptop about 3 months ago and I'm loving it so far. But every so often the keyboard would just stop working and when I try shutting it off, it would go through the entire shutting off process and the screen goes black but all the lights and fan would still be on. I am then forced to hold the power button down to force it off. When I restart the computer instead, it would take me to the blue screen where it would say "Windows has ran into an unexpected error" then the screen would turn black again and everything else would be on. Anyone have any idea or solution to what's going on? Thanks in advnace!

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New US Y700 with latest bios - scrubbed Windoze because of the buggy, freezing NVidea driver and loaded Ubuntu 17.04 I would like to find the hardware address of the backlit keyboard so I can turn it on/off via a script. Also, if the keyboard is of a particular subtype, would love to know that too! While were on the subject - the hardware address of the subwoofer in alsa would be helpful too. Unix works well - had to tune some othe systemd time outs to get the machine to shutdown within a reasonable time - that was it so far.

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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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Is there any possibility or any other replacement for changing the keyboard

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Hello All, is it possible to replace my ideapad 310 15IKB 80 TV non backlit keyboard with a backlit one ?   

A:Lenovo Ideapad 310 replace keyboard with backlit keyboard ?

Hi Rohan,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
Sadly the backlit keyboard doesn't comes with IdeaPad 310 series.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Hi,
 
Is it possible to replace the none backlit with a backlit version for lenovo V330-14IKB
The specs mentions it as optional.
Cannot see a thing in the dark...
 
Thank  you in advance!
 
 Mod's Edit: moved post to the Thinkpad forum.
 
 

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I have Lenovo U430 Ideapad laptop. Two of my keyboard arrow keys have stopped working. I need to get my keyboard replaced. Can you please advise where can I get a new U430 backlit keyboard in India. I currently stay in Mumbai, India. I tried reaching out to Lenovo stores but no luck. Appreciate your help. ThanksMayur [email protected]

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Hi Guys, I was wondering if I could replace my non-backlit keyboard with a backlit keyboard in my X250 Does anybody know the partnumber for a X250 UK Backlit keyboard?













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A:Lenovo X250 Backlit Keyboard

HiFRU 04X0206 - CS13X,GB,CHY,BacklitFRU 04X0244 - CS13X,GB,LTN,Backlit

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Hi, Is it possible to replace the none backlit with a backlit version for lenovo V330-14IKBThe specs mentions it as optional.Cannot see a thing in the dark... Thank  you in advance!

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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,
 
I was just wondering, as the title says, if it's possible to buy a backlit keyboard from Lenovo or any other place for my laptop? If not possible to buy from Lenovo directly, any other suggestions?
 
I bought a Lenovo Yoga 500-14IBD (14" screen, to confirm) and I am pretty happy with it for the amount it cost, but ideally it would also have a backlit keyboard. But as this isn't a flag ship or even premium device to an extent this feature is not present - even though backlit keyboards in my opinion shouldn't just be exclusively found in premium devices.
 
I'm not big on customising computers more than just simple things like upgrading the RAM but I would definitely consider installing a backlit keyboard in this laptop if the installation wasn't too difficult and the keyboard itself isn't too expensive.
 
Thanks,
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

A:Y500 - Buy a Backlit Keyboard from Lenovo or Anyon...

Unfortunately, each keyboard is usually made for that specific build line. Unless the Yoga 500 14 has a backlit keyboard as an option, you'll be likely unable to find one, unless someone modifies them (which in itself is very difficult due to the thin profile of keyboards nowadays).

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Hello. I have lenovo ideapad 300-15IBR and I want to replace my ordinary keyboard by backlight keyboard. So could you tell me if is it possible? Is my laptop compatible with backlit keyboard?

A:Lenovo ideapad 300-15IBR backlit keyboard?

Hi tachilla, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Checking the general specification for IdeaPad 300 (15'') Platform Speci?cations here, backlit keyboard features is not available to similar model types 80Q7 as the motherboard does not offer power connection for the keyboard backlit as shown from the hardware manual FRU keyboard list pages 78-81.
 
No power connection portSample keyboard with backlit cable
 
You can follow the keyboard guide here on page 40-41 of the hardware manual to physical check on your motherboard model as it may not likely be compatible with a backlighted keyboard making it not possible to upgrade.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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Good morning, I reacently upgraded my harddrive to a M.2.After installing windows 10 my keyboard went off and the function key (FN + SPACE) do not work. It is my understanding that you need the lenovo nerve center(sense) app to be able to use the backlit keyboard function.However every Nerve Center(Sense) app i download from lenovo site, does not give me the option to turn on the lights. I have dowloaded the Y520, Y720 and Y900 - they all seem not the have the LED Keyboard funtion.  Please assist me to the correct version.  P.S - I notice on review videos on youtube that the Y720 keyboard backlit work while they run the Lenovo Center app, but on their app the Keyboard fuction is also not displaying as a option. Is there a other way to activate the keyboard backlights? Hope to hear from you soon. Theunis

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Hello.I just buy Lenovo y700. After 3 days of use I have a problem with red light from keyboard. Each time when I turn on laptop e little portion from keyboard (space bar, M,N,K,L,I keys) start to blink. I made a video with issue to see what happend. After 4-5 minute light remain at full brightness.https://youtu.be/FoqEe4pzBnwFor future can be a big problem? , I should ask for repairing ? Or maybe I can solve by myself. Another think. I want to control my fans, battery mode, and other settings, I try to download from lenovo software Quick Optimizer Windows 10, Lenovo Utility for windows 10, and no software are working, First I thought my windows it s broken, do fresh install windows 10 PRO, try to install there software but no solution. I install software, no shortcut its created on desktop, if I search for program in Program Files, and try to run .exe, this is not appear, it s like a fake link, nothing run on my desktop. Try to run in admin mode and nothing, try to reinstall and nothing, whatever I do these program are not working. I had lenovo z51-70 and I use with succes software from lenovo to clean fans, to put battery in conservativ mode. And I have same windows kit. With lenovo y700 no software it s working on this machine. Sorry for my bad english, if someone need more information, ask me.Thanks in advance for help.

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Hi.. I keep reading about the Yoga 520 having the option to turn on keyboard lighting Not sure if mine has that capability. I don't see an icon on the spacebar.. Thanks

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Hello, I'm enjoying my new P51s. Configured with PCIe SSD, etc it is a very nice work horse to say the least! Battery life is great. 12 hours of solid work with no issue. I have the large second battery. My question is can I have the back lit keyboard come out either automatically or just simply be on all the time? It works fine to us the Fn+space but I'd rather it takes care of it's self and I can work happily!

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Only 3 lights on backlit keyboard are working: Volume on/off, wifi on/off, and backlighting button on/off. Is there a way to troubleshoot software and hardware issues related to this problem? Or does this require replacing the keyboard all together. The keyboard is in mint condition so very frustrating

A:backlit keyboard not working

Hi @Ruxpin,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the backlit keyboard. I will be glad to help you. Please look at this Microsoft link  Backlight keyboard not working with windows 10 upgrade from 8.1. Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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After installing an ssd recently, the backlighting on my keyboard no longer works. Every other button on the keyboard works normally, including the other built in function keys like mute, brightness, etc. I might have messed up some connection, but I didn't take the keyboard off at all to install the ssd, which was installed without issue itself. Another thought is that it might be a driver, since its a fresh drive and windows install. I don't really know what to look for though, so any thoughts you might have to help would be appreciated.

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I have HP ENVY x360 - 15-u437clserial number: 5CD6082QWJwindows 10 x64 When I click f5 nothing happens . The rest of the function keys are working properly.  Factory reset Does not help what is the problem?

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This happen after I sent my laptop to repair shop to check crack on my hinge cover.I have try everything that suggested on this forum and others.  The backlit keyboard worked before. Now I can't get the backlit keyboard to work.Normally I just click F5 or FN+F5, but neither now works.Every other function work just fine. Is there something I could do to get the backlit keyboard to work again? Thanks in advance,

A:Backlit Keyboard Not Working

As we have properly understood your  issue can you please help us with the error message you are getting while we proceed further ! Nitin singh guleria

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Hello everybody, just purchased a Z50-70 and am pleased so far.However, the A**zon product specifications stated it would have a backlit keyboard (bought the 59424714). Up to now I have not been able to switch it on (Fn+space doesn't work) and/ or find any settings for it. Can anybody help? Thanks in advance!

A:Z50-70 backlit keyboard not working

Make sure all drivers are installed and up to date, also check bios settings just to double check everything is ok in there.




Lenovo y510p - Intel Quad-core 4th gen i7-4700MQ @3.40Ghz - 16GB RAM - 1TB HDD 8GB SSD - 1080p FHD - Nvidia 755m SLI

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I just received my thinkpad P71 yesterday and I'm using it right now. Immediately off the bat, I removed the Hard drive in favor of a far better one. I'm curious to know does the keyboard require any special drivers for the backlit keyboard to work? I assume that it works similiarly to the W541 Backlit keyboard in which I hit Fn + Space Bar, it should work right? Well, currently it is not working. Keep in mind that this is on a Fresh install of Windows, does it need drivers to work? Thanks!

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hi ,i have a lenovo thinkpad t470 and it has the backlit keyboard function on it i can see it in the space bar (light icon) but when i click fn+space bar i can see nothing lightning even at startup im running windows 10 i have tried to install all the drivers any solution ?

A:T470 backlit keyboard not working

No drivers are needed.  If you have a backlit keybiard and it doesn't light, you have a defective keyboard.

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I just received my new XPS 13 9350 and the backlit keyboard never worked.. the only light i can see is from the caps lock...
I've no idea whether this is a hardware problem or just some driver problem...
I've tried the BIOS setting but nothing changed. And the Windows Mobility Center didn't show anything about keyboard backlight..

A:xps 13 9350 keyboard backlit not working...

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us! You can use the F6 key combination to enable or disable backlight.

Hoping this helps!
Regards,

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I have a new Dell XPS 13 Linux edition (this one) and immediately installed Linux Mint 18 on it, wiping the Ubuntu 14.04 which was shipped with the it.
I am really confident with it, only the backlight for the keyboard is not working. I have a keyboard light symbol on my F10 key but when I press it, nothing happens. All other features and all other media controls/media keys/screen brightness keys work. When clicking the battery icon in the Linux Mint taskbar, I see 2 controls, one for the keyboard lights brightness and one for the screen brightness. When I drag those bars, only the screen brightness is working again.
I also see the settings in /sys/class/leds/dell\:\:kbd_backlight/ (I think that's the config folder for it). The brightness file in this directory contains "1", so as I understand this correctly, this should theoretically work.
As I noted before I immediately installed Linux Mint on it, so I can't say whether it worked before. And this is really the only thing which is not working on the laptop.
I have obviously checked that my ultrabook has backlights with the product number on its back.
Do you have some tips so I can get this to work? Thanks in advance!

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Hello..

I have the S50-B-15P model with Windows 10 installed. I never checked if the backlit keyboard worked on Windows 8.1, as soon as I got it I upgraded to Windows 10.

I have installed all the drivers from the Toshiba Windows 10 upgrade page however as before the keyboard works just not backlit!
I opened the eco utility software and checked for the keyboard backlit settings under eco mode however it does not exist and no setting exists in the BIOS either.The keyboard does have the symbol to enable the backlit function on the Z key however pressing FN + Z does nothing.

Does anybody have any ideas on how to fix this? Does the keyboard even have this function or is it faulty?

Thanks, Craig

A:Satellite S50-B-15P backlit keyboard not working

I have the same problem as its with you
my laptop is Satellite S50T-B1391 which is new just 4 days I check every thing like you Fn+Z is not working the bios is new version and nothing is there also nothing about backlit in eco utility app

I check it in win 8.1 before upgrading and win 10 all have the same problem

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Hello I am having issues with my HP ENVY x2 - 13-j000na (ENERGY STAR). The keyboard will only work when attached to the screen in a very specific position. Changing the angle of the screen results ini it disconnecting and being unable to reconnect. When not attached to the screen it will not work at all.I still have warranty and would really like this sorted ASAP as it is incredibly annoying. I've tried all the recommendations of updating BIOS and drivers etc and still nothing. Can anyone help? Thanks.

A:Backlit bluetooth keyboard not working

It's a hardware issue and is going to have to be addressed by making a warranty claim. There is no adjustment or quick setting fix we can provide. 

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I have recently replaced my laptop's bezel. Since then backlit is not working even though the settings are correct. Could this issue be due to bezel replacement. If yes, please suggest how to resolve it

A:backlit keyboard not working- XPS 15 L502

I assume that removed both the keyboard and palm rest first to remove the LCD assembly and finally the LCD bezel. I would go back and check the keyboard and make sure that both the keyboard data and back lite cables are connected correctly. The manual doesn't show a back lit keyboard, but on back lit keyboards there are two cables that will need to be connected. 
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T560 backlit keyboard cannot be turned on as usual with physical button (Fn + Spacebar)

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Backlit keyboard not working. I've tried alt-fn-f5, shift-fn-f5. Nothing works. Thanks

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Hi,

I have a Latitude E5570. It did not come with a backlit keyboard. I purchased a dell laptop keyboard with backlit function. Installed it fine (noticed the extra ribbon cable that I assume is for the power for the backlight.

The F10 key includes the FN icon to enable backlight. But it is not working. Checking the bios, there is no setting as per the manual to enable the backlight. There are the two settings for how long before it times out either on AC or battery though.

Does anyone have any ideas? Is there a dell software I can install on windows 7 to enable this?

Thanks!

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