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Registered: ‎07-29-2010
My Device: curve 8900

Kepad Backlight Won't turn on??!!



I just bought a brand new blackberry curve 8900 and i've noticed that the keyboard backlight won't come on. I've read its supposed to detect dim light and turn on, on its own but I can be in a pitch black room and it wont turn on. Also i read that if you cover the led indicator light it should come on, tried that and it didn't work. I also went to the keypad and display settings and turned diming off and pretty much no matter what I do I can't get the backlight to turn on. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!!! plz can anyone help me??

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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Kepad Backlight Won't turn on??!!

First try a simple reboot:  With the BlackBerry device powered ON, remove the battery a few seconds and then reinsert the battery to reboot.


Try to get the keypad backlight to come on, if it doesn't, you probably have a fault device.

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Registered: ‎08-24-2010
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Re: Kepad Backlight Won't turn on??!!

I have the same issue woth my recently purchased curve. Has anybody answered? Where can I see the replies?
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Registered: ‎03-18-2011
My Device: blackberry 9300
My Carrier: mirandajane

Re: Kepad Backlight Won't turn on??!!

jus wanted to say a big thankyou for the help of no keypad light i have now rebooted my phone and its now working yippppppeeeeeeeeeeee im very happy

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Registered: ‎02-23-2011
My Device: Curve 8520 OS v5.0.0.681
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Re: Kepad Backlight Won't turn on??!!

Glad it helped hope you will come back on a regular basis, its certainly helped my knowledge.


BTW, the battery pull is the 1st thing to try when any stange behaviour occurs.

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