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Old 12-16-2008, 07:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know how and when the BB decides to turn the backlight on the keypad? Is it based on the surrounding light or time of day? I have the 8310 on AT&T with the new upgrade to 4.5. My setting is not to auto dim the backlight, but it seems my keyboard doesn't always light up- so is it the time of day or ambient light? or am i just cazy!!
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Old 12-16-2008, 07:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Under Options/ Screen/Keyboard have you tried changes the backlight time out to more time, and make sure the auto dim backlight is set to off. Also check the backlight brightness level.
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Thanks, i guess i didnt explain it right..sorry about that! Im refering to the backlight being on while i type or use the trackball. I have it set to 10 seconds, auto dim off and 100% brightness.

THe keypad doesn't light up all the time, and i haven't paid enough attention to see if its a time of day or light issue. Is this preset?

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Old 12-16-2008, 10:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have the same problem with my 8320, I have OS 4.5 and tested all options but the backlight of the keyboard only turns on when I reset the BB, then turn off
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I have a curve with I guess it is the 4.3 os. And my keypad does the same thing.
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Old 12-17-2008, 06:45 AM   #6 (permalink)
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It's based on ambient light and the sensor is next to the flashing LED. With the keyboard lights off put your finger over the LED and the keyboard/trackball should light up.

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Yes is true, is based on ambient light, but I think this is a defective light sensor

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