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Keyboard Backlit not working P500 Ideapad

Q: Keyboard Backlit not working P500 Ideapad

After updating to windows 10 I noticed that the keyboard backlit didn't turn on no matter if I was pressing FN+Space bar. After several months of trying to solve this problem I came in contact with Microsoft tech support and I was told that my system doesn't seem to be compatibe with Windows 10 and I should downgrade back to Windows 8 in order to solve this problem. After doing that and installing many updates and drivers it still doesn't work. It would be greatly appreciated if someone can help.

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Preferred Solution: Keyboard Backlit not working P500 Ideapad

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Greeting all... This afternoon one of the folks in my IT department did me a favor and installed a new battery in my IdeaPad P500 Touch.  Everything seems to be working well with sole exception that my backlit keyboard is no longer backlit, nor does it respond when I use Funtion+Spacebar. Is there another way to toggle turn the keyboard light on and off other than Function+Spacebar?  Does anyone know how I can fix it? Thanks!

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I bought a IdeaPad P500 nontouch screen. I thought it had a backlite keyboard. I tried Fn + Spacebar and I also installed a new driver from the lenovo support. I'm not even 100% sure this laptop has a backlit, but all the others on youtube. I've also read that sometimes the intel driver stops the backlite from working.  Any help?

A:P500 Backlit Keyboard

Is there a icon on your spacebar-key?There should be a icon on it.Press Fn + Spacebar at the same time. And hold it.Let me know if you see the icon. If you see it it's possible that the cable for the backlit keyboard is detached which is why it is not working.But you might want to wait and see what Official Support will say. I don't believe you need drivers for a backlit keyboard since I can use it in the BIOS.

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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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I have tried everything. I never had a problem before. I have had Windows 10 for a while and never had an issue before. Then it was working sporadicaly and now not at all. The Number Lock light works. Yes I have tried Fn Spacebar. Help it makes working on this laptap very difficult. Thank You!

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I have tried everything. I never had a problem before. I have had Windows 10 for a while and never had an issue before. Then it was working sporadicaly and now not at all. The Number Lock light works. Yes I have tried Fn Spacebar. Help it makes working on this laptap very difficult. Thank You!

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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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I have had my Ideapad P500 for a few years now and have never needed the use of my microphone or webcam, however, I recently started a new job that requires me to work from home and use Skype to communicate with my coworkers. The problem is that my internal microphone does not work. I have spent hours troubleshooting the problem both manually and using the Windows troubleshooting utility. By all accounts and appearances, my microphone is working properly but in actuality, I get no response from it whatsoever. I even purchased an external microphone, but when I plug it into the combination audio jack on my laptop, not only does the microphone not work, but I also lose the sound from my internal speakers. This is not by any means the first issue that I have had with this computer, and truth be told, I am pretty unhappy with it general. Please help me to get this issue resolved. I do not want to have to take my laptop in for service for a 4th time in as many years because that is just ridiculous.

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I have had my Ideapad P500 for a few years now and have never needed the use of my microphone or webcam, however, I recently started a new job that requires me to work from home and use Skype to communicate with my coworkers. The problem is that my internal microphone does not work. I have spent hours troubleshooting the problem both manually and using the Windows troubleshooting utility. By all accounts and appearances, my microphone is working properly but in actuality, I get no response from it whatsoever. I even purchased an external microphone, but when I plug it into the combination audio jack on my laptop, not only does the microphone not work, but I also lose the sound from my internal speakers. This is not by any means the first issue that I have had with this computer, and truth be told, I am pretty unhappy with it general. Please help me to get this issue resolved. I do not want to have to take my laptop in for service for a 4th time in as many years because that is just ridiculous.

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just want to know if my motherboard has the backlit connector... and if not, if there is some way to light up the keyboard in any way (soldering to some voltage so it stays always lighted up?) (contacted the service in my country and they didn't know... they said there is not yet available... don't know with 'yet' as if the connector will grow by itself in the motherboard) seriouslly thinking buying http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-for-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Touch-15ISK-Y700-15ACZ-Laptop-UK-Black-Backlit-Keyboa... ans open the laptop and change the keyboard... with th risk to lose the warranty anyone? thanks,Dan

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I have an ideapad 100-15IBD, with a non-backlit keyboard, and I find it difficult to see when in low light. I have found backlit keyboards for this model, but my question is, are they compatible? I also currently have a UK keyboard, and the backlit ones I found are all US models, would that be a compatibilty problem? I havent been able to find the answer to these questions anywhere on the internet, so im hoping someout out there knows the answer.

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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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Hi guys! I just bought an Ideapad Z400.  My problem is that when I hit Fn+Spacebar, the keyboard backlighting doesn't work. I downgraded it to Win7 64-bit rightaway and I haven't checked the keyboard backlighting in Win8. I checked the tech spec and it says Z400 has backlit accutype keyboard. Please help. Karl  

A:Ideapad Z400 Non-Touch - Backlit Keyboard or not?

i have same problem with you. I bought Ideapad Z400 because im interested with backlit keyboard but i didnt get that backlit fitur. I try to search on youtube and I find quote that backlit keyboard is optional. SO BAD..

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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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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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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 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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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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My laptop automatically updated in Sept./Oct. It took about an hour and had multiple restarts, so I am assuming it was a Windows 10 update. I am not 100% sure though. Afterwards, the touch screen doesn't work. My laptop automatically updated in Sept./Oct. It took about an hour and had multiple restarts, so I am assuming it was a Windows 10 update. I am not 100% sure though. Afterwards, the touch screen doesn't work. I can tap the screen and it will select stuff but I cannot scroll or anything else. Anyone able to help with this? It is drving me bonkers.

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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 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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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 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. 
TB

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

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T560 backlit keyboard cannot be turned on as usual with physical button (Fn + Spacebar)

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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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Hello everyone,
I am a new user and I am really desperate to get the backlit keyboard working on my Satellite P850, normally it wouldn't be a problem but I spend a lot of time in low light situations and it would be so very helpful to me, it was also a feature that swayed me to purchase a model laptop with the ability to have a backlit keyboard.

If anyone could help me,I would be forever grateful

Thank you

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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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Hi all, I accidentally dropped my x1 carbon 3rd generation on the floor and since then the screen stopped working. I connected it to an external monitor, it boots fine and everything runs normally. However, I can only see the backlight working on the laptop screen. Would replacing the LED panel solve this issue or could the issue be somewhere else? Thanks for any insight! Meson

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Hello!I've been using my Latitude E6410 for a few years now and it's by far the best laptop I've ever had.Recently, my backlit keyboard stopped working. It's something that you don't appreciate enough until you lose it... :) So I got a new backlit keyboard for it and installed it, but it still doesn't work.I wonder if it could be a problem that's unrelated to the keyboard itself - maybe some motherboard issue / bios bug / whatever. Or maybe the new keyboard I got has its backlit feature broken.Any ideas?Please note it's been my computer for a while now, so I know all about how to activate it (alt+right arrow / bios setting). also note that it doesn't work even before the OS loads, where it used to work perfectly earlier.Thank you very much!

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For some reason, I cannot get the backlit keyboard to work on my new X1 Carbon Touch.  It lights up upon powering up and then will not turn on no matter how many times I hit the space bar.  I don't see an option to enable/disable anywhere either.  Am I missing a driver?  Thanks in advance.










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A:X1 Carbon Touch Backlit keyboard not working

Hi, architect7
 
Be sure to hold the Fn key while pressing the Spacebar to turn on the backlit keyboard. If you have already tried this to no avail, then I would recommend checking some BIOS settings. To enter BIOS, reboot the machine. When it is powering back up and you see the Lenovo splash screen, tap the Enter key repeatedly. A menu should appear. When it does, press F1 to enter BIOS. Once here, navigate to Config ? Keyboard/Mouse and check the settings of Fn and Ctrl Key swap and Fn Key Lock. For purposes of this test, make sure they are both set to Disabled. Once done, press F10 to save and exit. The machine should now boot normally. Log in to Windows and try to activate the backlight again and see if that works.
 
Best of luck,
Adam



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Hi all,  I recently purchased a T460s with some upgrades on the specifications (RAM 16 GB, GPU GeForce 930M and etc.). The initial operating system was set to Windows 7, so I upgraded to Windows 10 64 bit. I manually downloaded all the drivers required for this laptop and windows 10. While everything else runs pretty well, the keyboard backlight does not seem to work. I haven't checked if the backlight works on the previous operating system, so I am unsure if the problem is actually from the hardwares or if the OS was updated wrong. I am pretty sure that this model supports the keyboard backlit function since the space bar has that little image on the left side that (I'm guessing) indicates the function of backlit keyboards.  I'm wondering if there are actual drivers that I must intall prior to pressing the (Fn+Spacebar) keys to turn on the backlight, or if there is a problem with my computer. If it's the case of the latter, I am thinking about resetting my laptop (reinstalling windows 10). Being aware of how long it takes to download and install all the necessary components, once I do, is there any method of backing up the computer and after the reset just using that backup to go back to the original state where I have all my programs and data?  Thanks. 

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Hi All,
Decided to to upgrade my E6320 with an backlit keyboard so i got an new unit from Parts-people.
Now installed to new board in my E6320 but the backlit function doesn't work. everything else on the keyboard works like it should but no backlit. downloaded a lot of new drivers like "dell system manager" and tried so many things.
I'm starting to doubt if they send me an actual backlit keyboard, but it has an capslock button with an lighted led which works and my old keyboard does not have this. so i'm geusing this isnot the issue?
Any input help would be great.
Thans a lot for checking.
Hildo

A:Latitude laptop backlit keyboard (not working)

Hi Hildo,
E-series Latitude portable systems have the option of a backlit keyboard. With the E3 series keyboard, there are several ways to set the backlit keyboard illumination. One can either press <FN> + <Right Arrow> to adjust the illumination. The other way is to adjust the illumination through Dell Control Point (DCP). From the main DCP screen, choose ‘Keyboard Backlight’. The settings you can adjust are as follows:

Brightness:- 


0%(Off)
25%
50%
75%
100% 


Activation Settings:- 


Keyboard light will automatically time out if there is no activity for certain time frame where the setting can be preset from 5 seconds up to 5 minutes.
Resume lighting from time out with default option as 'Keyboard'. This means whenever user presses any key on the keyboard, the keyboard backlight will light up provided the brightness is not set to 0%(Off). The other option available is 'All internal input devices'. If this option is chosen, other internal input devices like the touchpad, will also turn on the keyboard backlight on one touch.

 
You can also install Dell control point for your computer from link: http://dell.to/XDJhTF 
Steps to download:-

Click on “Download Now”.
Save the driver on your desktop.
Once the driver is downloaded on the desktop, right click on it and select “Run as administrator”.
Follow the prompts on screen and restart your computer.&n... Read more

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 I bought a backlit keyboard for my p50 from an online reseller (part# SN20K85143/ FRU 00PA317) because I thought having a backlit keyboard would be nice, and the price was good second hand (looks like new, seller said he prefered non lit version hence sale). I didn't have the time to replace the keyboard and it got left for a few months in the box, you know how it is sometimes ! So I installed the keyboard today (finally) and everything went fine. Boot into the OS and everything looks grand. Backlights work, function options work. I then do a quick keyboard test in note pad and I discover that some keys do not work. Specifically [T,Y,P,[,], and delete keys, also Up, down arrows) . I reseated the connector ribbons to check if the problem was there, same issue on reboot. I put back my original keyboard and that worked fine (using it now), so I hadn't damaged the connectors on the logic board. I wonder if thier is some mapping incompatability ? I couldn't find a similar issue on the forum. Helpful suggestions please ? ty

A:p50 some keys are not working on replacement backlit keyboard

I think the new keyboard is defective.

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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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When I purchased the laptop it cames with Windows 8.1. I upgraded to an SSD myself and put Windows 8.1 back on and almost immediately upgraded to Windows 10. Sadly, I do not remember if the backlit keyboard worked on 8.1 with the SSD. I assume I am missing some driver or something simple like that but I have had my laptop identified on the HP site and installed all the drivers for it. If I recall correctly pressing F5 should do the trick but it does not. Just an FYI, when I hit caps lock and the mute button it lights up orange as it should. 

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