Keyboard backlight not turning on properly: T-Mobile myTouch Q by Huawei

The keyboard backlight on the T-Mobile myTouch Q by Huawei will not stay on while it is being used.The keyboard light is controlled by the brightness setting. When the brightness on the device is manually set above roughly 40%, the keyboard light may occasionally turn off even while in use. This is to conserve battery life.


To fix this issue:

  1. From the Home screen, press the Settings key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness and select either:
    • Automatic Brightness
    • Manually change brightness below 30-40%


  • Note: You may also use the Power Control Widget to do this.