Mac OS X - How to turn off keyboard backlight

December 2016

This FAQwill try to explain how to turn off the keyboard backlight feature of your MacBook. This can be quite useful when the battery of your MacBook is running low.
  • Click on the Apple menu > System Preferences
  • Go to Hardware > Keyboard
  • Uncheck Illuminate keyboard in low light conditions

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