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Yoga 2 13 keyboard backlight stopped working

Q: Yoga 2 13 keyboard backlight stopped working

I mean ive had this thing for over a year and at some point the backlight stopped workingdosent even work on start up so thats not a thing and yes i used to light up with the fn space bar and on startup

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A: Yoga 2 13 keyboard backlight stopped working

So it suddenly stopped working sometime in 2015 but recently i went to washington by plane and i noticed that it worked again when i got there but when i got back it stopped working seems like the xray did something anything i can do?

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Hey everyone, unfortunately the keyboard backlight of my yoga 900 has stopped working and I cannot link the problem to any windows update or something. I have already checked the BIOS and Fn Keys are enabled.  Thanks in advance Kay

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Please help me to solve this issue. My yoga 900 keyboard backlight is not working. As i press Fn+spacebar, nothing happen. Is there any solution to fix this?

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Please help me to solve this issue. My yoga 900 keyboard backlight is not working. As i press Fn+spacebar, nothing happen.

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My keyboard backlight has stopped working. The hard-drive in my 3-year-old XPS 15 died, so I had it replaced with a new SS drive. My tech reinstalled Windows 10 and I reinstalled all of my software (AutoCad, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, etc.). Fortunately, I had all my files backed-up to an external hard-drive and restored them to the new SS hard-drive.
I installed Dell Command Update. I open Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, and then Dell Keyboard Backlight Settings.......I can change the timing of the backlight, but cannot change the backlight brightness slider. It is currently set at the lowest setting, but it will not move to a higher setting. So, I do not have any keyboard backlight at all. I suspect that there is a problem elsewhere.....something is not switched on or there is a missing update? I've spent hours trying to chase this down without success. Any ideas? 
Thank You!

A:Keyboard Backlight stopped working XPS 15 L502X

Does the keyboard flash ON when the system is booted (if it does not, you have a hardware problem).
If it DOES flash on at boot time, was the system running windows 10 prior to the drive failure - and if so, did the backlight work?  If it was running an earlier version of Windows, note that Dell isn't supporting Windows 10 on this model - there may not be a driver for the backlight under Windows 10.
If it was running correctly under Windows 10 with the backlight on, have you installed the chipset and other drivers?

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I've recently found out that I can't  turn on using "Fn"+spacebar the keyboard backlight.what are the possible solutions?I've tried restart not worked for me.I don't think it's a driver problem.what else can I do?

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I bought this hp 15t notebook in Nov 2014. I upgraded the Operating System to WIndows 10 when it was released. Since then, the backlight on the keyboard is not working. I have viewed all the forums and none provided a resolution for this. I could see that the keyboard driver is uptodate. There are no other problems with the keyboard. Is there a solution to this issue ?

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Hello everyone ! 
My keyboard backlight was working fine since I bought the laptop , but then one day it just stopped working.
I've pushing F10 as always to turn on the light , but nothing happensI've gone to windows mobility to see if there is something to do , but the keyboard back light options are not there, and the CAPS LOCK light is always working , I don't understand ? 
Please if you can help me out with this , because I need this feature considering that I'll my work is at night.

Thanks

A:KeyBoard Backlight stopped working - DELL INSPIRON 15 3542

Check your BIOS settings to see if you can configure backlight illumination there.  And if you haven't already, try Fn+F10 rather than just F10 in case you changed your Function lock so that the F keys act as F keys by default rather than performing the function shown on their icons.

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Hey all!
 
My keyboard backlight was working fine but then one day it just stopped.
I've pushed f10 and fn + f10 doesn't give any feedback
 
I've gone to the Windows mobility center and made sure things are fine there but still no feedback.
When i push the f10 key the setting in windows mobility center changes but it shows no light on the keyboard

But the CAPS LOCK Light and back light works  
Apart from that nothing else
 
Tried restarting also no feedback from the lights
Also could it have been a recent update that might've caused this?
Is there a driver for this?
 
Please Help

A:Keyboard Backlight Stopped working Dell Inspiron 7000 13

Does the keyboard backlight come on when the system is powered up?  If it does, you may have a software issue.
If it does not, you have a hardware problem.  
First thing to check is that the backlight cable is firmly connected to the system board (this will require removing the keyboard to check).

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Hello, I've followed all of the steps outlined on this Lenovo support page ...all except for System Restore. Before I look into doing that, has anyone found any other solution? It seems that the backlit keyboard on my Yoga 900-13ISK stopped working after an update, and it's been a few months now, so I might have to restore back pretty far and would like to avoid it.

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I purchased a Yoga 2 13 (SN: CB29722715) laptop from US with IWS. Some time back various keys on the laptop stopped working, including Ctrl, 1, 3, 5, and others, making it useless unless you also carry another laptop around. I took it to the repair center in Allahabad, India, but the service center returned it saying that the parts are not available in India. Surely there must be a way to obtain these parts? I've tried to contact Lenovo support on chat and phone, but all they can tell me is to take it to the service center. I finally got in touch with a senior tech support person, who informed via email that the parts required were FRU 25215052 and FRU 25215053, but again, I was informed that these parts were not available with Lenovo (anywhere??) and have not heard anything further since (this was two days ago). Is the IWS completely useless in this case? Is there anything I can do apart from junking the laptop?

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Is there any way to permanently set this to ON?I am tired of always having to turn it on and realize that I like it ON all the time.  Any way to do this or a workaround since you dont have an option for it?

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Hello, I just got a new Yoga 260.   I immediately upgraded to a Samsung SSD and have reinstalled my own Win10.  I've installed all of the official Lenovo drivers, including for Hotkey.  One thing I have noticed though is that the factory-installed OS, when using Fn-Spacebar to turn on the keyboard backlight, had 4 stops:Off, On Low, On High, and Auto This was new - I hadn't seen an auto keyboard backlight option on any ThinkPad before.  However, now that I have reinstalled my own OS and am using the downloaded version of the Hotkey driver, I only have the traditional 3 options to cycle through:Off, On Low, On High   -    Auto is missing. Does anyone know a version of the Hotkey driver, or maybe a regedit, that will restore the 4th "auto" keyboard backlight option? 

A:Yoga 260 Auto Keyboard Backlight

On my Yoga 260 with factory-installed OS, I have the 4 stops when "Auto Keyboard Backlight" is enabled in the Lenovo Settings app, but I have only 3 stops when "Auto Keyboard Backlight" is disabled in that app.  If you didn't install the Lenovo Settings app after reinstalling your own OS (assuming it's still Windows?), then that's probably the answer - but I'm not sure about whether the auto stop can be enabled without installing that app, which many people would understandably want to avoid.

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Hey everyone, Recently bought this laptop. Loving everything about it. However, I did a fresh install of Windows 10 (it wasn't an upgrade from Win8.1, but rather a new install of Win10 after I replaced the harddrive to a 1TB SSD). Since then I've reinstalled everything I could get from the site. Every Lenovo driver set and utility. Updated the BIOS. Consulted the Solution Center. Ran scans from the utilities and the site. I've literally tried EVERYTHING that's obvious, and I can't get the backlight to come on at all. When I first received the laptop with the old harddrive, the backlight worked just fine. Since I put in the new SSD with a fresh install, I cannot for the life of me get it to turn on. Pressing Fn+SPACE gets it to show the little icon on screen that it's SUPPOSED to be turned on, but it isn't on. So I'm at a loss here. I sincerely doubt it's a hardware issue, because literally the only thing that's changed is the harddrive. If there's a specific driver for the keyboard backlight, I'd love to know about it. Thanks in advance!

A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 - keyboard backlight WILL NOT TUR...

Hi. welcome to the forum.
 
Do you want to try out something just to check that the keyboard light is working?
I have a TP Yoga 14 here and when I access the BIOS the keyboard lights up when I press "FN+Space", give it a try if it works for you.
 
I do not know if it requires an special driver, but I'm using the Windows 10 that was updated over the Win8.1 that came included.
 
The other things that cames to my mind is trying to boot other OS from the USB and see if the keyboard lights up.
 
Regards

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Picked up a 920 today from Best Buy. Overall it is a nice upgrade from my MS Surface Pro 3 with TK4. I have one area I would like to find a solution.  On my Surface, our Macbook and my work Dell, the keyboard backlight, when turned one, will turn off after 5-10 seconds of inactivity. When activity resumes, the light turns back on. Of course you can manually turn the light on and off.  With the Yoga 920, I can only get to either be on / off. What am I overlooking? Jeff

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Hello, just yesterday I received my brand new Yoga 900-13ISK however after turning the keyboard backlight on I've noticed that there is some backlight coming through just 1 of the air vents where the hinge is, as per the picture attached. Is this normal for anyone else? I'm unsure if there's actually something broken/faulty within that specific air vent area or not...Appreciate any help or advice

























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As the title says, my trackpoint, keyboard backlight and touchpad have stopped working. The problem happened a few weeks after I updated from windows 8.1 to windows 10. I have tried updating ultranav drivers, resetting windows 10 (which was a bit of a pain given that I will now have to reinstall all my software) and then reverting to windows 8.1 after none of the above worked. Fortunately my touchscreen and mouse support is still ok, but I can't work in low light conditions without my keyboard light. Can anyone help? I see that some Yoga 12 users report similar problems after a fuse fails. Does anyone know if this occurs on the S1 Yoga?

A:Thinkpad Yoga S1 touchpad, keyboard backlight and ...

Dear Ruairi, Welcome in lenovo community, Kindly try to install the below drivers Hotkey Features Integration Lenovo Power Management Regards,Joseph

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After latest update, my Thinkpad Yoga 12 keyboard won´t light up on Fn + space. It does light up on startup. I have installed the latest Thinkpad Hotkey Features Integration drivers. Is this reason for me to revert to win 8.1, or is there a solution? I cannot find the older 8.78.00 Hotkey driver anywhere. Would that work better?

A:Thinkpad Yoga 12 win 10 - keyboard backlight stopp...

Hi
Welcome to the forums.
 
I'm not sure what can be the issue, but can you try checking the "Lenovo Settings" application to check if your keyboard backlight turns on?
?
The Lenovo Settings is on the Windows Store , but you also need to install the Dependecy Package.
 
But just checking the support site I found there is a BIOS update that says:
(1.08)
- (Fix) Fixed an issue that "Fn + Space" cannot control KB backlight after exit shipping mode.
 
Please double check if this is your model support site. Maybe you should apply that BIOS update too.
 
I hope this helps.
 
Regards

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For some stupid reason this useless feature self-enables each time I reboot.  This extreamely annoys me! I could not found BIOS option to permanently disable it. How can I do that?

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A:Keyboard backlight not working?

anyone?

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I had submitted my Laptop at service centre for some issues, they wiped it clean and had installed pirated winodws 10 so then i installed the genuine version.   Somehow i didn't turn on my keyboard backlight untill yesterday and it is not working i have tried turning it on from lenovo setting the keyboard shortcut( fn+ Space) and have got nothing.    And previously my backlight keyboard worked perfectly fine and now i know only see lights in numlock and capslock key and they also are not affected by fn+space.

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A few days ago, my Lenovo Ideapad 510S keyboard backlight stopped working. Formerly, pressing Fn-Space switched the keyboard light on and off. Now the computer does not respond to Fn-Space. I am running Windows 10 . I reinstalled the energy/power management driver from the Lenovo Homepage as advised in a similar post but it didn't help. Please help. CheersAkash

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Hi  My new XPS 15 Keyboard is not backlighting.  According to the specs, it should have that feature.  Tye manual says to change the options, use the Fn key and the right arrow, but that doesn't do anything.  Any ideas?

A:XPS 15 9550 Keyboard backlight not working

Hi BRONSTOTT,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Try to toggle the <F10> key and check if the backlight works.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id (Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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IHAVE LENOVO YOGA 900.... AND I'M SUFFERING A LOT OF PROBLEMS WITH THIS DEVICE.... THE USB PORTS ARE NOT WORKING.... THE BACKLIGHT IS NOT WORKING

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My Dell Inspiron 15 5558's keyboard backlight will not stay on. I just installed the Dell Feature Enhancement Pack 2.2.1, and no help.

When I go into the Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, "Dell Keyboard Backlight Settings", the third tab on it is for "Backlight," but it is greyed out and I cannot use it.

I have just spent way too much time today trying to chase this down on Google and in Dell forums, but I remain stuck.

 Any help would be greatly appreciated,

Thank you,

JJ

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One year ago, my keyboard was replaced. 6 days ago my warranty expired and now my backlight of the keyboard is not working anymore. Yesterday I was trying the steps from the first comment:https://de.ifixit.com/Answers/View/282684/No+backlight+in+keyboard+after+upgrading+to+windows+10 and it worked for some time untill now.  Does anybody know what I could do?   

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Our company recently purchased new Latitude 3570 laptops , we installed Windows 10 Enterprise to all laptops , but I noticed that  all laptops keyboard lights are not tuned on .
So I tried to fn key combination with all keys (F7,F10 , arrows, ETC,, didn`t find an fn combination to turn on backlights , I Also made sure we downloaded all drivers form DELL support site .
Please advice 

Thanks

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About a week or two ago the backlight on my lenovo u530 stopped turning on. Fn + Space does not work. Drivers are up to date. Wondering if anyone has had this problem and fixed it or if there is some software that i can use to force the light to turn on? The only lights that work on the keyboard are the Caps lock and the Num Lock. Pls help!

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Hi Everyone, A few months ago I updated the HDD in my ThinkPad Z500T to an SSD. The laptop was running Windows 10, so I reinstalled that after changing the hard drive. Since changing the hard drive, the backlight on my keyboard no longer seems to work. I've ensured that the ribbon cable which connects the keyboard is correctly located (which it is) by removing the keyboard to check, but also by testing out other fn-<key> combinations. All other combinations work, other that fn+space for the backlight. I've tried resinstalling the BIOS (etc) but nothing seems to work... I've also looked for keyboard drivers but it seems that it only uses the standard keyboard driver available on Windows. I attempted to contact Lenovo Support however they didn't reply to my emails. Does anyone have any ideas why it doesn't work any more? Thanks in advance!

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Hi,For your information, almost everyone says it's working by "fn+space" but for my laptop it was "double space", i don't know why.Anyway, backlight was working fine until yesterday. Fan started to get loud so i took my laptop apart and cleaned the fan. The noise is gone but backlight stopped working. Capslock, numlock lights and fn key are working, i do not know if there is a correlation. I read almost every topic about the issue but none of them helped.

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Hello,

recently I bought this laptop S75Dt-A7330 with windows 8 and after 2 days the keyboard backlight went off.
The Fn + Z combination shows that it is on and shuld be working but its not.
I don't need it but its irritating that it doesn't work. I hope that someone will be able to help me.

Thanks
Luk

A:Satellite S75Dt-A7330 - keyboard backlight is not working

Go to BIOS by pressing F2 button while powering on.
Then go to Advanced -> System configuration and check if the option ?illumination? is enabled.

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Can somebody please help? Keyboard back-light not working since the installation of windows 8.1. It was working totally fine on windows 7. Installed the Dell control point application but it didn't helped.
It flickers on its own sometime but that's all. 

A:Latitude E6400 keyboard backlight not working on windows 8.1

Hi hassanahmed,Unfortunately, none of the Latitude E6400's support Windows 8. Installing this OS may have caused your issues. From a Dell support perspective, we would advise you revert back to the original OS for optimum performance.Thank you,Amy

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