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Acer Swift 3 keyboard backlight not working

Can Anybody help me, i just bought a acer swift 3 laptop after i download the user manual i check how to turn on the keyboard back light it stated ther that the key is Fn+F9 but when i tried nothing happens. will someone help me with this problem?thanks.

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  • Reik0125Reik0125 Posts: 1Member New User
    I have the same problem,  😔
  • EcipEcip Posts: 78Member Devotee
    Sounds defective... if under warranty i'd contact acer tech support.
  • laurent_14laurent_14 Posts: 7,619ACE Pathfinder
    edited September 2018
    jerryb2 said:

    Can Anybody help me, i just bought a acer swift 3 laptop after i download the user manual i check how to turn on the keyboard back light it stated ther that the key is Fn+F9 but when i tried nothing happens. will someone help me with this problem?thanks.

    Hello,
    Which model do you own exactly?
    As I can see, [Fn]+[F9] decreases and [Fn]+[F10] increases the backlight of the keyboard but some models are not shipped with a backlit keyboard.
  • greenpea15greenpea15 Posts: 1Member New User
    HI GUYS, So recently my swift 3's keyboard's backlight stopped working out of a sudden and I started panicking and turns out all you gotta do is press the F8 button and it'll turn on again! There's an A and some light rays on the F8 button.
  • aryhanniearyhannie Posts: 2Member New User
    jerryb2 said:

    Can Anybody help me, i just bought a acer swift 3 laptop after i download the user manual i check how to turn on the keyboard back light it stated ther that the key is Fn+F9 but when i tried nothing happens. will someone help me with this problem?thanks.


  • aryhanniearyhannie Posts: 2Member New User
    hi acer, 
    i just biught acer swift 3 today and i have problem with it beacuse the keyboard backlight isn't working. is that a factory defect and should i return it? please response. thanks 
  • SMAXSMAX Posts: 4Member New User
    aryhannie said:
    hi acer, 
    i just biught acer swift 3 today and i have problem with it beacuse the keyboard backlight isn't working. is that a factory defect and should i return it? please response. thanks 

    I have the same problem with my acer swift 5 I have judt bought - what did you end up doing?


  • Could you give the first ten characters of the laptops serial numbers?
  • LogChurchMediaLogChurchMedia Posts: 1Member New User
    jerryb2 said:

    Can Anybody help me, i just bought a acer swift 3 laptop after i download the user manual i check how to turn on the keyboard back light it stated ther that the key is Fn+F9 but when i tried nothing happens. will someone help me with this problem?thanks.

    It is Fn + F8 however mine would not work either. I went into BIOS and found FN key set to Media mode set it to Function Key and works great now.
  • Shashank90Shashank90 Posts: 1Member New User
    Try pressing only the backlight key (key with A) without pressing fn key.
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