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> + <F1>


Hotkey help

Displays help on hotkeys.

<Fn> + <F2>


Acer eSettings

Launches Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology.

<Fn> + <F3>

Acer ePower Management

Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology.

<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> + <F7>


Touchpad toggle

Turns the internal touchpad on and off.

<Fn> + <F8>

Speaker toggle

Turns the speakers on and off.

<Fn> + < >


Brightness up

Increases the screen brightness.

<Fn> + < >


Brightness down

Decreases the screen brightness.

<Fn> + < >


Volume up

Increases the sound volume (only for certain models).

<Fn> + < >


Volume down

Decreases the sound volume (only for certain models).

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