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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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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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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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Hello Guys, I have a lenovo Yoga 2 13 laptop and the keyboard backlights are not ighting up anymore. I generally use to activate it by pressing Fn + Spacebar. Now it doesnt work. Any suggestions are welcome. 

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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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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 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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A:Yoga 3 14 - Keyboard stopped working

I bought this computer 1000 euro, first time Lenovo computer  and he is not working and nobody help me. Please help ...

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I just installed kaspersky internet, which i have used for years, but now my physical keyboard wont work at all. I cant uninstall kaspersky because i cant input the passwoord without a physical keyboard! Hepl!

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Hi, I just bought a ThinkPad Yoga 460 and I have a strange problem. The internal keyboard does not work any more across operating systems, so this isn't software specific. However, the keyboard *does* work in the beginning a cold start until the operating system boots - I can enter the BIOS settings, navigate around there, I can enter the onboard diagnostics utility, everything works fine - until an operating system boots. If I just reboot without turning the computer off, the internal keyboard doesn't work. I even restored factory settings, so I am writing this from an Ubuntu Live USB with an external keyboard until I have figured out how to restore EFI, but the keyboard still isn't working. The problem occured after a long time of using only the external keyboard, so I can't exactly tell what I was doing when it happened. I'm guessing it has to do with the rotation sensor being stuck, but what would be the point of disabling the keyboard if it's physically impossible to press any buttons in tablet mode... Also, the touch pad keeps working anyway. I removed Windows from the laptop and I don't think there'd be an easy way to get it back, so I hope any solutions would work on Linux too. Best regards,Malte

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This is the third time that it is happening. The keyboard works fine before taking off, then when the airplane goes to a certain height several keys stopped working. After landing it starts to functioning again. Definitely related to air pressure, which is pretty funny and annoying ... I mean, I don't think I am being picky given that every one else on the air plane is playing with their laptops...

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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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Keyboard and trackpad stopped working on Yoga 260 laptop. USB mouse and keyboard work fine. Also keyboard works in BIOS settings. I have replaced keyboard/ trackpad / system board and even hard drive w/fresh Windows 10 image. Same results: keyboard and trackpad don't work. Your help is much appreciated.

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Hey there, I found a similar topic but unfortunately, there was not a final response that solved my problem. I own a Yoga 13 Ideapad without the backlight function, unfortunately. Recently I watched a video of a keyboard replacement and I would like to do that with mine in order to replace it with a backlight keyboard. The problem is that I am not sure if my model features the needed connections. The model number is: 219159342273 if that helps.  I found backlight keyboards described as "original" Lenovo parts for about 30?. Is that realistic or fake?Thank you for your help!!!

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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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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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Hello there, i just received my new yoga x1 3rd gen. But I have a problem with my keyboard backlight. If i turn it on it starts to flicker like crazy. Does anybody have the same problem?I also tried to open a ticket on https://www.managedtechnicalsupportaccess.com/configs, but there is no button to execute the ticket, just delete and search. Thanks for helping!

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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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Just got my X1 Yoga 3rd generation.  Ran all Vantage updates and ran windows update.  Glitch occured when new and after installing all updates.
 
This is what i have observed.  IF i use the keyboard to rotate through the backlight options such as low, high, off and auto.  Low, off, and high work.  When put to "auto" light will not turn on.  IF I choose Auto in Vantage backlight will work.  BUT if I choose auto through cycling though the options (low, high, off, auto) keyboard backlight will not work.  If in auto from keyboard it will work after a reboot though.

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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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My Keyboard backlight on Lenovo Yoga 900-13ISK does not light up even I did turned on it. I can switch it to turn OFF or ON by pressing Fn + Spacebar.  Previously, It was working, but suddently It does not light up even status is ON.

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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: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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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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A:[Thinkpad yoga 12] trackpad, keyboard backlight and cpu fan issue

Don't have the issues with the trackpad, but my fan too does not start at all.Everything updated, the freshest BIOS 1.30. Lenovo support unhelpful.

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A:Keyboard backlight not working?

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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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