If you have a Chromebook with backlit keyboard you might be wondering whether it’s possible to adjust the backlit brightness — and it is!
To adjust the brightness of a backlit keyboard on a Chromebook you just need to press the
Alt key and tap the screen brightness up/screen brightness down keys to increase or decrease the intensity of your keyboard backlight.
The screen brightness keys look like this:
This simple, but barely known, tip should work with backlit keyboards on all Chromebooks that have them, such as the Google Pixelbook, Acer Chromebook Spin 13, and the Asus Chromebook Flip C434.
Of course, if your Chromebook doesn’t have a backlit keyboard then this keyboard shortcut won’t do anything as, alas, it can’t magic LEDs out of thin air!