04-02-2019 01:26 AM
Dear Lenovo Development Team,
I'm sure you read this sub. There are many E485 and E585 owners who are very unhappy that when they buy and try out compatible backlit keyboards from other ThinkPad models, that while they do install and type fine, that there is no way to enable the backlit functionality.
We may have bought budget machines but we are still part of the ThinkPad family and deserve this as an option. Please update the next BIOS or whatever is needed, to enable this for those of us who want this as an option should we choose to upgrade our keyboard.
If this is a technical impossibility due to perhaps no power wiring, and not a software issue, please make an official statement somewhere, so we can know this for a fact and end this issue of concern.
-Proud E485 Owner