1. All5horizons's Avatar
    Are the Back, Home, Search Keys supposed to always be backlit on the 920 when the screen is on or should they turn off after a while? On my DVP they would shut off after a few seconds even in the dark. On my 920 they seem to be on all the time unless I'm in very bright direct sun light. Just trying to figure out if this is normal behavior.
    11-23-2012 08:10 AM
  2. Joe920's Avatar
    I think it's normal for the 920, same here. I do hope they fix that though, because it's super annoying at night.
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    11-23-2012 09:16 AM
  3. EDDS's Avatar
    They should be on while your using the phone, what's the point in having backlit buttons if they only turn on after you've hit one of them.
    11-23-2012 09:57 AM
  4. majortom1981's Avatar
    My keys are lit or not depending on the light. if its really bright they are off and if its dark they are on.
    11-23-2012 10:23 AM
  5. theprawn's Avatar
    To the OP: Yes it's normal for this phone.

    On the Lumia 900 they used to shut off shortly after the screen came on making them very hard to use at night. This is better, to me.
    11-23-2012 10:31 AM
  6. Joe920's Avatar
    To me it would make more sense if they would turn off after say 5 seconds of inactivity. If you hit anything (tap screen, hit vol up/down) they could come back on. The reason being that if you're in a dark room trying to watch a movie or read a kindle book (black page, gray text), those bright buttons a really distracting.
    11-23-2012 10:45 AM
  7. theprawn's Avatar
    That would be a nice middle ground.
    11-23-2012 11:21 AM
  8. All5horizons's Avatar
    Thanks to everyone for the responses. Just got off a chat w/ Nokia Care. For what its worth, according to them normal behavior of the phone is for the back lighting of the buttons to time out after a few seconds. I also got a similar response (that they should shut off) on the Nokia Community Boards. I'd love to here from more people on this. I'm wondering if this is contributing to my less than stellar battery life.
    11-23-2012 12:23 PM
  9. theprawn's Avatar
    There are people whose actually shut off or is everyone just in agreement that that would be ideal behavior?
    11-23-2012 05:37 PM
  10. socialcarpet's Avatar
    I want mine to flicker like a strobe light. I just emailed Stephen Elop and asked him WTF isn't there a setting for this.
    11-23-2012 05:53 PM
  11. BCH's Avatar
    Updated firmware on 900 changed them to always-on, though
    11-23-2012 08:25 PM

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