Apple devices stand out for their reliability, intuitive use, reliable software, security and of course their elegant and characteristic aesthetics. One of the aesthetic highlights of the Mac Pro and Mac Air notebooks is their keyboards which are illuminated with a white backlight. This lighting makes the keys stand out more in darker environments.
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This is usually a very positive feature and that users tend to like quite a bit, however there are also other users who do not like it. backlighting of Macbook keyboards. Macbook Pro or MacBook Air. In this case, these users wonder how to turn off the keyboard lighting on their Apple laptop.
Fortunately, Apple Macbooks have a feature that allows you to turn off the backlight of your laptop’s keyboard, although to be honest, this feature is not well known to Apple laptop owners.
In this Post we show you step by step how turn the backlight on or off for MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air keyboards:
How to turn off the keyboard light on MacBook, Pro, or Air:
The first thing you will have to do is click on the apple icon Move from the upper left corner of the screen. This will show a menu where you will have to click on the option System preferences.
This will open a new window in which you will have to select the option Keyboard which in turn will give you access to a new window where you will find the option: “Adjust keyboard brightness in low light conditions“(located under the Keyboard section). The box for this option should be unchecked.
When the option is unchecked you will have to press the F5 key repeatedly until the keyboard illumination of your MacBook turns off completely (16 times). It should be noted that in some models the key combination may be different, such as: Fn + F5 or the keyboard backlight button on touch bar.
And voila, from this moment on the backlight of your keyboard will be off.
Important Note: You must first turn off the “Adjust keyboard brightness in low light” setting, otherwise the keyboard backlight may turn on again, depending on the ambient lighting.
How to activate keyboard lighting on Apple MacBook, Pro, or Air.
To activate the keyboard backlighting of a MacBook you must again go to System Preferences> Keyboard and then make sure that the box “Adjust keyboard brightness in low light conditions” is checked.
The difference is that in this case you will have to press the “F6” key repeatedly until the keyboard backlight comes back on to the desired brightness setting. Depending on the Apple laptop model, the key combination to be used may be different, for example: fn + F6, or the keyboard backlight button on the touch bar.
If you are trying to turn the keyboard lighting back on, but you see a locked keyboard lighting logo on the screen, it is probably because the light sensor is activated due to bright light in the room or place where you you find. The moment you move into a darker environment, your MacBook portable device’s keyboard will brighten again.
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