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X270 Keyboard Backlight?

Q: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

I have a new X270, Type 20HNCTO and cannot figure how to activate the keyboard backlight. Normally the "FN" key pressed with the spacebar turns it on on previous X models. Is there a special sequence or perhaps the X270 does not have a backlight on the Keyboard?

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A: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

On CTO(configure to order) models a backlit keyboard was an option. Did you buy that option?





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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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Hi all,Would a keyboard made for an X270 (FRU: 01EP062) be backwards-compatible with an X240? When I do a parts lookup, it just says that it is a keyboard, and doesn't list compatibility. I've noticed that many off-brand keyboards are being sold on Amazon with cross-device compatibility. Thanks!

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It started when the Numbers  1-4 wouldnt type (I only was able to type it with the on screen keyboard)About maybe a month or so later, when I press certain letters, it dual types a number as well or an apostrophe. and the one through four still doesn't work so the g4 only appears when I press g Examples:g4, '0, h7, G$, H&,")th7roug4h7 th7oug4h7t indig4o anyth7ing4 I thought that I would just have to replace the keyboard when I saw the numbers not working but then the letters were acting weird too so not sure if this is an issue to replace the keyboard or something to do with the drive.I also havent spilled anything on this laptop and I've cleaned the keyboard. Any help is appreciated~ 

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Hi, as a long-term Dell Latitude user, I had to switch to Lenovo ThinkPad with a new employer. I was used to have keyboard always on (and the keyboard was really always backlit when laptop was on). On ThinkPad, the keyboard goes always OFF when laptop goes to sleep or power off. While starting/resuming the laptop I always have to turn the backlit keyboard MANUALLY on. How can I keep the keyboard backlit always on? (there are some other related topics on this forum but none is related to ThinkPad X series) Thanks,Radek

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Hello  i have a few Lenovo x260/270 with factory win10 IMG .when i use  the right Ctrl key for Ctrl x,c,v it doesnt work when i use the left Ctrl key it does work same issue when using  external keyboard .does anybody know a bout this ? all laptop drivers are up to date from Lenovo site including bios and defualt bios settings  thank you   

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i bought hp omen few days ago, it turns out my keyboard backlight sometimes on and off it self, and some time i cant change volume / brightness using the fn + f9. is it a software issue or should i return it to the shop?

A:keyboard backlight keep on and off it self

Hi @ungscyber, Welcome to the Forums.  I understand your concerns with the Backlit Keyboard on your HP Omen Notebook. It could be not all the updates have been done. Here is a link to check this.Restart the Notebook after it has been completed. 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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Hello,
I have Dell Inspiron 13-7359.
I set the keyboard backlight to turn off after 1 min, but the properties reset after the laptop wakes up from sleep. I mean that it always go back to the "never" option, so I need to change the settings everytime I open my laptop.
How can I solve this? 

Thank you.

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New Precision 7510 Laptop and the backlit keyboard shuts off and on by itself when not bein used.  Freaking annoying.  It doesn't seem to have a pattern to it or be because of any motion.  I just want it to stay on the entire time I use my computer.  I do not care about battery life.  This computer does not have the Keyboard settings in mobility that others have said try and no other settings in the keyboard menu.  Anyone have any suggestions? 

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First of all I would like to start with what laptop I have, its the HP dv6-3220TX notebook K glad we got that out of the way, now heres my issue, when opening the box I was reading through the instructions and apparently this laptop has a backlight keyboard which i thought was cool especially since im always on my laptop in the darkanyhow, it says to turn back light on you just press the backlight button at the top by the action keys (f1-f12) so the backlight button is suppose to be next to the Prt Sc button correct? well mine doesnt have it, it has a pause button instead!! please help me, I really want to turn my keyboard backlight on as i always have to turn the light on when usiing my laptop in the dark as I cant see what im typing.

A:Keyboard backlight

Hi, Are you sure it has backlit keyboard ? If YES, hold down Fn key and hit Space bar. Regards.

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i looked up my laptop  HP Pavilion 15-p088ca and as it turns out in the product spesifcations it says i have a backlit keyboard but i cant seem to turn it on/seems i dont even have one. Whats going on?

A:No Backlight Keyboard

@desmond4890 Did you try F5??? REO

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Hi,
I have a Dell Inspiron 1500 5000 Series laptop, Windows 10. 
I would like to toggle my backlight keyboard. I see it on my keyboard, and in the Windows Mobility Center, but I would like to increase the duration. Currently, my keyboard stays lit for 60 seconds. I would like it to not turn off at all.
Can I turn off the backlight timer? Can I chose to keep it on for more than 60 seconds?
Thank you so much.

A:Keyboard Backlight

Hi talynnkpayne,
The duration of the backlight on your keyboard cannot be increased. As it is designed in such a way that when you leave it idle after few seconds the backlit will turn off. However, when you press any keys, the backlight will be turned on again until and unless you manually turn it off.

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When i search the system information, it says my OS is a "Microsoft Windows 7 Professional." The laptop is an HP ProBook 650 G2 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR). How do i turn on the backlight to my keyboard so that I can type in the dark and still see the keys? Thank you!

A:Keyboard Backlight

Hi, The question is : Does it have a backlit keyboard ? From the following information: HP 650 G2 machines don't have backlit keyboards.           http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c04912074 Option:      http://www.ebay.com.au/bhp/usb-led-light Regards.

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I have Hp envy j037tx and my F5 key not working.Are there another way to turn on Keyboard Backlight ?Using registry ? ?

A:keyboard backlight

Hold down the Fn key and then tap the key with the icon that looks like a keyboard with a shine. See the following document for more information.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01612362

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I have an Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop that I use in a low-light environment. I would like to set the keyboard backlighting to be always on, so I don't have to press a key or tap the touchpad to temporarily enable the backlighting. I have looked in the BIOS, but I do not see such a setting. Is there a way to set up the laptop so that backlighting is always on? Thanks in advance for your responses.

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Hi,I have had this laptop  Notebook HP Pavilion - 15-p145nl (ENERGY STAR) for a couple of years now and I didn't know that there was a keyboard backlight.The x letter stopped working so I had a new keyboard mounted (not in warranty anymore) and the guy from the shop told me that there is the backlight.It doesn't work.F5 doesn't work, neither holdin fn and backspace.Can you help me out?It's always been a problem nott seeing the keyboard at night , and now that I know I have backlight I WANT IT.Thank you!

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Is there a backlit keyboard that I could replace my non-backlit keyboard with, for the model that I have?

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I have a  HP Probook 450 G3 from 2016, but I don't have a backlight keyboard. Is it possible to upgrade the keyboard for a backlight keyboard, if yes where can I order it in the Netherlands? I only need part, I can replace it by my own. Regards,Huub

A:Backlight keyboard

Hello Huub_Probook,  Please see the details on the PIC :  Manual attached for you ref :  SEE PAGE 47-48http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?sp4ts.oid=7834555&docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-c04...   All the Best !!   Thanks for being a member!   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Good day,
 
I have a ASUS N56j
 
I what to toggle my Fn keys on the F1 to F12 so that only the actions like sleep, volume ,etc occur when with out having to press Fn . Is the Possible and if how?
 
Also is there away to control these via a software and be toggled ? Like set my screen brightness and keyboard backlit 

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Hello.I'm just wondering if it's possible to change out my stock keyboard (not backlit) with a backlit one.Going to open it for cleaning and changing the ram sticks anyway, so might as well change it if possible.

A:Add backlight for keyboard

@Tarell13 It would be the. Top cover/keyboard (includes touchpad)    Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04775872 Page 18-19. REO

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Bought a new HP1591 touch screen.  Working in the dark and can't see a thing on the keyboard.  Made a silly assumption they all light up.  Tried F5, but no light symbol on the screen.  Tried Windows and space bar.  Didn't see anything else listed in the manual.  I can't beleive they would add the technology of a touch screen and not have a backlight on the keyboard.  How ridiculous!  Can anyone confirm that this model has no backlight?

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Seriously, is there STILL no way to get either automatic backlight of the P51 keyboard or at least set it to be always on? Feels like I am back in the 90-ties when I have to do this manually all the time. And yes, I've tried using the Lenovo Settings app but that seem to only have a memory that lasts until restart/suspend and then it is back to default...

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   I have the HP ENVY x360 - 13-y013cl convertable laptop. The F5 key is the key to turn the backlight keyboard off/on.How can change this (if possible) to only turn the backlight on when I press keys (not keep it on non-stop).Thanks

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Greetings;The backlight for my Lenovo thinkpad yoga touch with pen running windows 10, when on flashes.  I can never get the backlight to not flash when on.Thanks Tracey

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Hello, 
I've just bought a new dell inspiron 7559. When I was buying it, the consultant said that it is a little different from other 7559, because it has swedish keyboard. But the only difference is that it has two extra keys. I came home with my new laptop, and tried turning on the led on the keyboard but it didn't happen. I found out that f10 key should have an icon that shows that it should turn on the backlight. Mine does not have one. as of right now I'm using linux ubuntu.
Any Ideas? What should I do? Is it possible that my laptop does not have a led keyboard because it's swedish? 

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Hello,I have the HP Notebook that is listed above, and right now I do not have a blacklight keyboard. But I am just wondering if there is any way that I could have the keyboard replaced or switched so that I could have one put in.

A:Backlight Keyboard

Hi, The whole series only has Full-size "island style" keyboard with numeric keypadTouchPad with multi-touch gestures, 2-finger scrolling, and pinch-zoom enabledTaps enabled by defaultSupport Windows 8 Modern Trackpad Gestures A backlite keyboard alone won't work, you need a suitable motherboard (if available) which has all required connector for linghts on keyboard. Regards

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Good Morning/Afternoon,
I have recently purchased a second hand E4310 with 3gb of ram and an ssd. It also came with the backlit keyboard. Every time i use Fn+right arrow i see a box on the screen showing its either on, off or on ambient sensor. Im running win 10 pro. Everytime I open the laptop the backlight turns on momentarily on then off. I have tried the time out setting, I cant even get it turned on so I don't think that's the issue. I think I may be missing a driver. Anybody have a fix?

A:E4310 Backlight Keyboard

Hi Snotrap,
Please update the BIOS, chipset drivers to the latest available drivers from our support site.
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address, so that we can check on the system configuration as well.

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I have a new HP Envy 14 Ultrabook.  It has a backlit keyboard.  I know many people like that "feature", but I don't.  I assumed it would be easy to turn off the light in the control panel (e.g., in the device's settings), but there is no option.  I can hit the F5 key to turn off the general lighting, but then that F5 key glows blindingly bright all the time.  I want to either completely disable the keyboard backlights, or equivalently set the light level to be dim to the point of being completely off.  But I can't find any setting to do that in the power options, device properties, etc.  Nor has this question been satisfactorily answered in any other forums that I could find.  Thanks in advance for your help.

A:How can I turn off or dim the keyboard backlight?

 F5 is to turn off, there is no option to DIM keyboard backlight.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3v29Hyag_o 

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hey guys i would like to improve my laptop by using backlighted keyboard bcs i use it mostly during the night without any external source of light.Are there some compatible component with which can i replace my original keyboard?my laptop is B5400  best regard david

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Hello friends at the Dell Forum,
I have an Inspiron 13-7359 and I'd like to disable the keyboard backlight so it's off all the time.  When I turn it off in Mobiliy Center, it turns itself on after reboot or sleep.  Any help would be appreciated.

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I have a T540p and Im wondering if it possible to upgrade the keyboard to a backlit keyboard ?The model # is 20BFS2JD00.

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Hi I just got my Edge 14" yesterday, and the keyboard backlight isn't on, does anyone know where the setting is or what the keyboard shortcut is to turn it on? Thanks in advance!











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A:Turn ON keyboard backlight?

Did you try "Fn + Space"?

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I just purchased a brand-new in box Pavilion dv5-2045dx, with a backlit keyboard. However, when I press the dedicated button (the one with the image of 3 keys between Print Screen and Delete), nothing happens. I went into the BIOS and reset the Action Key setting (as none of the other function keys were working), but still nothing. Is there a setting I'm missing?

A:Keyboard backlight not working?

anyone?

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Although there is a button on the keyboard that activates the backlighting on the keyboard, it seems like once on the backlight would automatically dim or go out if the light in the room was bright.  However, that functionality seems to have stopped and now its just on or off. Did I imagine this automatic dimming or is there a setting that may have gotten inadvertently changed? Thanks in advance

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Hi,

I  have a Latitude 7000 (E7450). The keyboard backlight doesn't work. I tried holding Fn key + right arrow key but nothing happens. I looked at every key but none of them have the backlight icon. Could you please tell me how to enable the backlight?

Thanks.

A:E7450 keyboard backlight

Hi Krate,
Did the backlight on the system work when you purchased it?
Also, Please private message us the system service tag and the region you are located so that I can check the system configuration and assist you further. To send a private message, click on my name and send private message.

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I just got a T480 with the backlit keyboard. My question is, how can I get the keyboard backlight to stay on all the time? It's pretty irritating to have to do fn+space every time I open it up or turn it on.

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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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My P52 Keyboard backlights stopped working, it used to work (sometimes), and the screen and Lenovovantage always showed some indication when using the FN+Spacebar.Now - even when just hitting the Power Button - the light check on the very first second doesn't light up the keyboard backlight, FN+spacebar does nothing - not in boot, BIOS and/or Windows. Although I have purchased this with extended international 3 yr warranty (in the USA) - but in Israel (I am currently at) they want 40$ just to check it out which is outrageous!Any ideas?Thank you all in advance FYIStarted failing after BIOS update 1.17, flashing back to the previous version did not help, neither is the new 1.18 BIOS.Also tried removing the battery & power cable and pressing the power buton for 15+ seconds.The laptop did not receive ANY hit, fall or anything of that fashion. Arn't Thinkpads, especially P series supposed to be ROCK-SOLID ?

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Hi. Im a tech but running out of ideas on this one. Client advised that laptop wouldnt start. I was able to get it started and ran all of the lenovo tests. Updated graphics driver. Tested hdd separately, ran a movie on it to test. Then turned it off. Now i get flashing keyboard backlight and black screen.  So its not posting. Im told that a previous tech had disconnected and reconnected the battery. Worked ok for a short period.  He was in Spain and the client is now here in Australia on holiday. Anyone experienced this? Thanks

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Hi Can any one tell weather it is possible to install a back light keyboard on my hp ab032tx laptop (which comes with island type key board with no backlight ).If possible can anyone tell me where i can find one.

A:hp ab032tx backlight keyboard

Hello  AngelOfLord, Welcome to FORUM !!!  Yes, Its possible Please go through this service guide : http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04642845 Page : 44 Chapter 6   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee   

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For the 6430u (and I suspect related family) I had a hard time locating info on how to control the timeout. Chat support was helpful but didn't have exact info. I have provided that to them so one would hope not too many of you need to read this post. :) .
You need the Feature Enhancement Pack (FEP) (Control Point has been superceded by FEP)Go to C:\Program Files\Dell\Feature Enhancement Pack (default location for Feature Enhancement Pack installation).
Readme file provides the details (use Control Panel) as indicated here:
In the Windows Control Panel - Keyboard related tabs:        - Dell Keyboard Hotkey Settings - Lists system function keys.        - Dell Keyboard Backlight Settings - Provides control for keyboard           backlighting (only on computers that support backlighting).        - Dell Battery Information - Provides information about the          batteries installed in your computer
Control Panel > Hardware and Sound:
Change as desired (60 sec timeout here:

A:Keyboard Backlight Timeout

I have a Dell E6500 and I have installed the "Feature Enhancement Pack (FEP)" so I can control keyboard backlighting. I want my keyboard backlight to "Never" go off, I want my lights permanently on.
However, when I bring up the Keyboard Properties (v2.2.1) I do not have a "Never" option as you have in your screenshot above. I only have 5 secs thru 5 mins available.
How do I make my keyboard backlight to always be "on"? Why is the option to "Never" turn off my backlight not present for me?

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Is there a tool to turn on the keyboard backlight by keypress ?. Before my P71 i own a Toshiba X70 that lights up when a key is pressed and wend off after 20 seconds of non-activity.Now I must force the light to go on by pressing Fn + Space and it stays on, but I like to turn it on when a key is pressed and turned off when no keyboard acctivity is giving.Gido.

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Hi all, I'm happy to be one of this community ! My problem began when my labtop's fan didn't work any more, so I went to the HP represinter in my local area for warranty service. After few days I recived my labtop, and I noticed the keyboard backlight is not work. For now, is there any quick fix for this issue? I know I can go back to HP represinter again but it will take time , I'll make it the last solution.  Thanks in advance .

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hi,I just got a probook 440 g4Y7Z88EAit seems it should have keyboard backlight, but I cannot turn it onit's actually missing the specific icon on the keyboard.... any advice please ?













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A:can't turn on keyboard backlight

Hi, The specs clearly says: HP Premium Keyboard The HP spill-resistant keyboard is designed using a thin layer of Mylar film under the keyboard. The 101/102-key compatible keyboard features a full-pitch key layout with desktop keyboard features, such as editing keys, both left and right control and alt keys, and function keys. US and International key layouts are available. NOTE 1: Includes a separate numeric keypad (HP ProBook 450 and 470 only.)NOTE 2: Backlit keyboard available as an option.Does your f5 key has a symbol like this  ? if not then your machine does NOT have backlit keyboard. Regards,

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Hello! Is there any way fitting backlit keyboard to my l560? I know that some people fitted it, but had no luck enabling backlight. I think it's disabled in BIOS. 

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