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Replace standard keyboard with a backlit keyboard on lenovo ideapad 320

Q: Replace standard keyboard with a backlit keyboard on lenovo ideapad 320

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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My HP Notebook 15-ay137cl  has a standard keyboard....is it possible to replace it with a backlit keyboard?

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Hi,I am using hp pavillion 15 (core i7). Can I install backlit keyboard on my laptop?

A:Replace standard keyboard with a backlit keyboard

@FahimAhmed To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO

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I have watched videos about replacing keyboards and installing backlit ones in place of the standard, and was wondering if it were possible to install one that is backlit on my Pavilion 15 ab212cy. My old laptop bit the dust and I received this new one as a gift and it has everything I need, but I do wish the keys were backlit as I do a lot of my school work in dim lighting to avoid disturbing my roomate, as well as online streaming and gaming at night. Thanks in advace! I really hope I can get one installed.

A:Can I replace my standard keyboard with a backlit one?

@kristin01 That would be the top cover with backlit keyboard. Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04775872 Start on page 18. REO

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Hi Purchase this Laptop year back and it's out of warrant now. When buying I wasn't able to buy Backlit keyboard bcoz it was expensive, but I know this model has keyboard with Backlit function. Now during school, I need to study at night & It's giving my hard time.So Is there anyway I can upgrade this Notebook with Backlit keyboard. My current keyboard P/N is  773713-001. Please Help!!!!!  I just need P/N for Keyboard with Backlit.

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I have a backlit keyboard and would like to replace it with a standard keyboard.  Is this possible without causing problems?  If so, is there just one choice of standard-type keyboard, or are there multiple choices?  What is/are the part number(s)?

A:Replace backlit with standard keyboard in HDX6t-1200 CTO

   You can simply remove the keyboard and disconnect the backlight ribbon cable and reinstall if you want to disable the backlight. Or just never turn it on? What is it about the backlit keyboard that you do not like?

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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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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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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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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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Hey,
 
I wanted to do the same as well. Get rid of the normal keyboard and upgrade with a backlit one. I am ready to buy it off market or online as well as my warranty is void. Help will be appreciated, Ignorance will make me sad.
 
 
Thanks

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Hi, I have HP Pavilion 15 n012tx. I am from India & I want to change my non-backlit keyboard to backlit keyboard. Does HP officially provide backlit keyboards for my Laptop? (The white LED one is preferred)

A:Replace Stock keyboard with Backlit Keyboard

Hi talatshaikh29, Officially HP does not provide backlit keyboards for your Laptop http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04439615.pdf

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Hi everybody just wondering whether I can replace a non backlit keyboard with the one with and my elitebook has resolution of 1600x900 can I replace it with a full HD resolution? Thanks

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Hi allMy question is in the titleIs it possible to buy a backlit keyboard and make it work on a thinkpad T560 who originatly didn't have one ?Thanks 

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Hello everyone,I'm new on here and I'm in the process of upgrading my laptop. Ram, ssd etc. I've seen backlit keyboards for sale claiming to be compatible and I am wondering is this a possible upgrade?Any help is welcome.Thanks.

A:Can I replace my non backlit keyboard with a backlit keyboar...

OK here is the Service Manual: Manual The keyboards are not sold by HP as a separate part: only sold with the whole top cover. See p. 20 The Manual does not list any keyboard/top cover as having a backlight. However, the keyboard map on p. 15 shows the f5 action key as activating a backlight on "select models".  From this I gather that there is a place on the motherboard to connect a backlight cable if the keyboard has one. However, extracting the old keyboard from the top cover and replacing it with just the replacement keyboard is not easy and there are no directions in the Manual for that procedure. I would want to see one of these alleged backlit keyboards. Bottom line, it is possible, but I would be leery. Do you have an f5 action key with the backlight symbol on it? Have you tried it to see if maybe your keyboard is backlit? If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.   

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I recently purchased a T460 to realize that it did not have a backlit keyboard on arrival, I see aftermarket ones online for reasonable prices so I'm curious as to whether or not there is some output on the motherboard I am missing or if it would be just like installing a regular one.  I have seen on forums that people have done it but I am asking specifically for the T460.

A:Can I replace a T460 non-backlit keyboard to a backlit one?

No problem.  Backlight keyboard is just swapped in - no other parts.

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Can I Replace a Keyboard(Non-Backlit) with a Backlit Keyboard in my HP Pavilion 17-e020dx Laptop?

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Can I Replace a Keyboard(Non-Backlit) with Backlit Keyboard in my HP Pavilion x360 Convertible X0T24PA#ABG

A:Can I Replace a Keyboard(Non-Backlit) with Backlit Keyboard ...

Hi,          Backlit Keyboard is available for only for selected models, you can check this info in Page # 2 in Chapter 1 http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05147552 Also I did check if a keyboard is available with backlit for your model HP Pavilion x360 13-u026tu but couldn't find one for this product. And its lists the keyboard without Backlit only.

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Hello everyone, I can do this upgrade?  Can I Replace a Keyboard(Non-Backlit) with Backlit Keyboard in my HP EliteBook 850 G2?thanks

A:Can I Replace a Keyboard(Non-Backlit) with Backlit Keyboard ...

If your computer is a "desktop" computer, it should be a "no-brainer".The USB port on your computer would supply power to the keyboard to run the back-lights. But, since you have a notebook, you'll have to find a keyboard that physically matches the size of your current keyboard, and then hope that the notebook's motherboard will supply electrical power to the back-lights.This sounds like a tough task!  From:  http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetPDF.aspx/c04472797.pdf >>  Full-sized spill-resistant keyboard; optional back-lit keyboard keeps you productive in low-light settings lists that such an option is available, or maybe, was available when this model was first manufactured. From: http://h20628.www2.hp.com/km-ext/kmcsdirect/emr_na-c04551620-2.pdf Keyboard with backlight and pointing sick for use only on HP EliteBook 850 G2 Notebook PC and HP EliteBook 750 G2 Notebook PC computer models (includes backlight, keyboard, and pointing stick cables):       For use in Canada776475-DB1   

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Hi HP, I had a HP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab11 but the keyboard is non backlit.  would like to know is there any chance that this keyboard can be replaced with a backlited one?  regardsCG 

A:replace non backlit keyboard to a backlit keyboard

Hi, Backlit keyboard alone won't light up, you need new motherboard (if available) which has connectors for keyboard lights. This is an expensive upgrade. Cheap option                   https://www.amazon.com/Sinywon-Flexible-Laptop-Keyboard-Portable/dp/B0191S9I4K Regards.  

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Hello All... My name Suraj and I own a HP Pavilion 15-p077TX Laptop couple of years ago. And i wants to know that, I am having Non-Backlit Keyboard and is it replacable with Backlit Keyboard. Is it possible to make this upgradation. PLEASE CAN ANYBODY CONFIRM THAT MY HP Pavilion 15-p077TX Laptop IS COMPATIBLE FOR THIS UP-GRADATION, IF COMPATIBLE, DOES ALL THE KEY STROKES WORKS FINE AS THE PREVIOUS ONE.??? Hope I hear a good news about it from the great experts here..^_*-Thanks In Advance..Regards..Suraj Maheshwaran

A:Can I Replace a Keyboard(Non-Backlit) with Backlit Keyboard ...

Hello Suraj, Please provide the Exact Product number of your PC.  Click the below link for a guide on locating this information:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108   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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Hello, I was wondering if I could upgrade my non-backlit keyboard to a backlit keyboard for the HP ELitebook 745 G3. I was researching and found out that there ARE some HP laptop models that are backlit upgradable. I wanted to know if mine was one of it.

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Is it possible to upgrade the standard keyboard to a backlit on P/N G6R30UA#ABA? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

A:Upgrade standard keyboard to backlit

To upgrade to backlit keyboard you must have a motherboard with the plugin for it. Usually this is only available on high end models. Your manual shows no option of backlit keyboard.http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04402649

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Dear friends, can i replace my keyboard of an Inspiron15 3543 with an original backlit keyboard?Thanks.

A:Inspiron15 3543 from standard keyboard to backlit

It should be possible, as a backlit keyboard is an option on this model.

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Hi,I have an HP Elitebook 8560w SM858UC#ABA laptop. It cames with standard keyboard without backlit.Is it possible to replace it by one with backlit and get a working backlight?

A:Keyboard replacement: standard to backlit in HP Elitebook 85...

@Marselit Yes that model laptop does have that option. Your manual here. http://h20628.www2.hp.com/km-ext/kmcsdirect/emr_na-c03424153-1.pdf Start on page 20. You can make sure by removing the keyboard and see if it has the ZIF connector on the system board. HP EliteBook 8560w Mobile Workstation - Remove/Replace videos http://h20464.www2.hp.com/results.htm?SID=5071171&MEID=B56DB3A9-369D-4CB2-A8BD-DE3BFF95EF73 Click on Keyboard. REO

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Model K3Z24UA .   I hope it can be upgraded !

A:Can I replace a ( Non-Backlit ) with a backlit keyboard in m...

To use a backlit kbd the motherboard must have the connector to plug it into- usually only highend models have this. Your Maintenance & Service Guide does not show a backlit kbd option.http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04886216

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Please I would like to know if I can replace my non backlit keyboard with a backlit one as I work at night mostly, also I have 4G kingston 1600mhz Ram and I want to know if my laptop has a second ram slot, if it doesn't can I upgrade it to a 8gb or 16gb?  my laptop product number is:  L9N79EA

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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 have T430S (Model 2356-CL9 Ser/PK-0W2E3) without backlit keyboard and think'ing to install for backlit like on ebay :eg.KEYBOARD IBM BACKLIT T530 T430 T430s X230 X130e W530 04X1353 0C02034 V130020CS3 Do you think it will work, probably we need some extra plug for this ?My laptop has stock ThinkLight on top of LCD  (fn+Space works ON/OFF for it well).Appreicate you help if you can know details. Or maybe I can get two lights ? :-) TxMario

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Hi, I have T430S (Model 2356-CL9 Ser/xxxxx) without backlit keyboard and think'ing to install for backlit like on ebay :
eg.
KEYBOARD IBM BACKLIT T530 T430 T430s X230 X130e W530 04X1353 0C02034 V130020CS3
 
Do you think it will work, probably we need some extra plug for this ?
My laptop has stock ThinkLight on top of LCD  (fn+Space works ON/OFF for it well).
Appreicate you help if you can know details.
 
Or maybe I can get two lights ? :-)
 
Tx
Mario
 
 
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A:T430S Can I replace keyboard for backlit one ?

No extra plug.  You just swap the keyboard

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hi All I bought this laptop a week ago http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/product.aspx?sel=NTB&id=Z5D55EA&opt=ABU and now looking to replace the non-backlit keyboard that came with it, to a backlit keyboard from a related but different pavilion notebook ( http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=X8M57EA&opt=ABU&sel=NTB) edit : i found this on ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HP-PAVILION-15-AB-15-AB010TX-15-AB297TX-UK-KEYBOARD-BACKLIT-9Z-NC8BQ-60U-N...   Would it be possible?  I have been going through the forums, couldnt find any info on the laptops but saw some related threads on other models... any help would be greatly appreciated.. thanks a lot DhruvRS

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My HP Pavilion G6 has a regular keyboard, I was wondering if I could upgrade to a backlit keyboard. If yes, a manual would be great! Thanks!

A:Can I replace the normal (non-backlit) keyboard with a backl...

I don't believe so. A backlit kbd requires a  motherboard with a plug in for it. Your Service Manual does not mention a backlit as an option.http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03593041

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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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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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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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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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Can i replace my standard keyboard with LED Backlight keyboard, i have HP Notebook 15-ac184tu laptop, please let me know if i purchase new keyboard with LED backlight, will my laptop support it

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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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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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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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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 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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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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