Do you want to enable and disable the backlit keyboard on your HP laptops? If yes then you’re at the right place. In this guide, you’ll learn 2 different ways to turn on/off the keyboard light on HP laptops.
Meanwhile, HP computers are extremely popular, and there are numerous alternatives available across all price ranges, from simple laptops to high-end laptops. If you want to have a keyboard light on your HP Laptop, be sure to verify whether it has one before purchase. In addition, we’ve seen backlit keyboards in high-end laptops that include a sensor that turns on the backlit option automatically in low-light settings.
However, HP provides a backlit keyboard as an optional feature in its laptops and notebooks. In the meantime, unlike the Apple MacBook Pro, there is no sensor that can switch on the illuminated keyboard automatically in low light. Instead, if your device has one, you must manually turn on the illuminated keyboard.
HP has made the process of turning on its keyboard backlighting extremely easy. Most modern HP laptops only require that you press a single key to toggle the keyboard lighting on and off.
1. How to Turn On Keyboard Light on HP Laptops via Keyboard Shortcut
- Press the keyboard backlight key—it’s typically in the row of F keys.
- On some HP laptops, you may have to press the Function (Fn) key first.
The easiest method to enable a backlit keyboard is to use keyboard shortcuts. To turn on the Backlit Keyboard in HP laptops “Hold the F11 key”. If F11, is not working for you then you must locate the key with the illuminating symbol.
HP OMEN Laptop
- Use the F5 or FN+F5 combination to turn on your keyboard’s backlighting.
HP Pavilion Laptops
- Try the F5 key even if it’s blank. Alternatively, your model may use a different key such as F4, F9, or F11 alone or in combination with the Fn key.
As you can see in the screenshot below that the HP keyboard light is turned on.
2. How to Turn Off Backlit Keyboard on HP Laptop
If you want to disable the backlit keyboard on HP laptops then keep pressing the F11 key until it’s fully turned off. It may differ on your HP laptops.
Using the Luminance Keys
You can adjust the brightness of your keyboard backlighting using the separate luminance keys. They are also located in the top row of FN keys and are denoted by large and smaller flashing light symbols.
Are There any Light-up Keyboards on HP laptops?
Many HP laptops include backlit keyboards, some with a single color and others with RGB illumination, which may be configured to display various colors. It is dependent on the model of your laptop.
So these were the steps to turn on/off the keyboard light on your HP laptops. Depending on your HP Laptop, the backlit keyboard can be F4, F5, F9, F11. If needed use the combination of FN and F4, F5, F9, or F11.