Hot Keys

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness, volume output and the BIOS utility.

To activate hot keys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination.





<Fn> + <F2>


System Properties

Starts System Properties for displaying system information.

<Fn> + <F3>



Enables/disables the Bluetooth function.

<Fn> + <F4>



Puts the computer in Sleep mode.

<Fn> + <F5>

Display toggle

Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor (if connected) and both.

<Fn> + <F6>


Screen blank

Turns the display screen backlight off to save

power. Press any key to return.

<Fn> + <F8>

Speaker toggle

Turns the speakers on and off.

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Brightness up

Increases the screen brightness.

<Fn> + < >


Brightness down

Decreases the screen brightness.

<Fn> + < >


Volume up

Increases the sound volume.

<Fn> + < >


Volume down

Decreases the sound volume.

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