Lenovo Ideapad 700 15.6 Signature Edition-no backlight

lynnas

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In the description of the laptop, it says it has a backlit keyboard-but I cant see that or find that. Tried FN+spacebar. No go...Anyone..how do I turn i t on?
 
To clarified the part number who has the backlit keyboard, this number does not have the backlit keyboard : 80RU00FEUS, but those two have the backlit keyboard : 80RU00CWUS and 80RU00D8US.
Source : http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/700-series/700-15-inch/
 
If the FN + Space bar didn't work, you probably don't actually have a backlit keyboard. Some versions offer it, but don't automatically come with it.

There is usually (and I mean 'usually' not always) a little icon on the space bar if you have it. The icon looks like a, well line with lines coming up from it. Reminds me of either a sunset, or a shining crown. This image should give you a better idea of what I mean.



If it doesn't have an icon that looks like that, it probably doesn't have the backlight.
 

lynnas

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lynnas

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Nov 14, 2016
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Yes it does say 80RU, and there is no icon anywhere.
Damned, I will return it. One of the reasons I bought it is the backlit keyboard. The specs on this one are excellent, but it will be returned.
Pretty big mistake in the description of the model I must say.
The sound isnt very good by the way, and the coolerfan was loud.
 
To clarified the part number who has the backlit keyboard, this number does not have the backlit keyboard : 80RU00FEUS, but those two have the backlit keyboard : 80RU00CWUS and 80RU00D8US.
Source : http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/700-series/700-15-inch/
 
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