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Guide: How To Change Color On Havit Keyboard?

Learn how to use different key combinations to change the color, along with different lighting modes offered by the keyboard.

While some RGB keyboards have separate software to control their color effects and animations, Havit relies on certain key combinations to change keyboard color. For instance, pairing keys with the Function (Fn) key lets you control various aspects of the keyboard, like Havit Keyboard’s color-changing process.

Key Takeaways

  • Toggle between Havit Keyboard color modes with Fn+Backlit/Fn+F9 keys depending upon the model.
  • To switch color in a specific mode, press Backlit or Fn+Up/Down.
  • Light up your desired keys on the keyboard in the recording mode and save the settings.

How To Change Havit Keyboard Color?

For most models, like HV-KB366L Magic Eagle Mechanical Keyboard, turn on the backlighting by pressing the Fn+Backlit buttons. The Backlit key has a sun-like symbol on it.

Fn+Backlit Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Also Read: How To Change Color On Razer Keyboard?

Moreover, to switch colors in a particular mode, press the Backlit key once and keep pushing until you find your desired color, like Blue, White, or any other from the seven colors offered.

Havit Keyboard Color Change?
Backlit Key (Image By Tech4Gamers)

For other models, such as Havit KB432L and Havit KB235L, press the Fn+F9 keys altogether to switch between RGB backlighting modes.

Fn+F9 Keys
Fn+F9 Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Similarly, you can juggle between specific colors in a single color mode with Fn+Up/Down keys. With these keys, you can move to and forth between the color options.

Fn+Up/Down Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

You will also notice that when you have viewed the last color of a preset lighting effect, the Caps Lock, Windows, and Scroll Lock keys will display white blinking, indicating the end of the color effects. Additionally, you can also check out our extensive guides on changing color on Corsair Keyboard and MageGee Keyboard.

Furthermore, with Fn+PgUp/PgDn keys, you can increase or decrease the brightness of the backlighting color effect. You can also use these keys to turn off the backlighting completely.

Fn+PgUp/PgDn Keys
Fn+PgUp/PgDn Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

On the other hand, the keyboard lets you pick the direction of animation effects. For example, choose between Left to Right or Right to Left using the Fn+Left/Right keys.

Havit Keyboard Color Change?
Fn+Left/Right Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

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Enabling Color Presets For Standard Keys

Many Havit Keyboards offer five key presets you can toggle between for effortless gaming. Each preset lights up a standard set of keys I will describe below.

  • Fn+1 lights up the arrow keys and the gaming controls (WASD).
    Fn+1 Keys
    Fn+1 Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Fn+2 colors a few keys on the left-hand side of the keyboard, including Caps Lock, Windows, F1, F2, and more, along with some keys like PgUp, PgDn, and others.
    Havit Keyboard Color Change?
    Fn+2 Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Fn+3 only highlights a bunch of keys on the left.
    Fn+3 Keys
    Fn+3 Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Fn+4 will light a few alphabet keys and the number keys above them.
    Fn+3 Keys
    Fn+4 Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Fn+5 enables the backlight for W, A,  S, D, E, Caps Lock, WAlt, and Alt keys, plus the arrow keys. 

    Havit Keyboard Color Change?
    Fn+5 Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Customizing Individual Key Colors

One of the best parts about Havit Keyboards is that it has a recording mode to let you pick the keys you want to highlight on the keyboard. Tap the Fn+1 keys, followed by Fn+Esc, to start recording the key taps.

Fn+Esc Keys
Fn+Esc Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Now, hit the keys you want to light up. Besides, pressing each key more than once allows you to toggle between different colors. Therefore, you can set up custom colors in individual keys in this mode. Once done, save the customization with the Fn+Esc keys. Furthermore, read the steps to changing the color on Alienware Keyboard

Different Lighting Modes On Havit Keyboards

You can experience several immersive color modes on a Havit keyboard, each designed to add a certain vibe to your gaming room. Before moving on, read how to change the color on Cyberpower PC Keyboard.

  • Solid Rainbow Mode: The keyboard is divided into sections, each displaying a different color from the rainbow spectrum. However, the colors remain constant in this mode.
    Solid Rainbow Mode
    Solid Rainbow Mode (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Marquee Mode: It is similar to the above mode, but the colors flow from one direction to another on the keyboard. 
    Marquee Mode
    Marquee Mode (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Single Color Mode: The color stays the same across the keyboard. Plus, select one of the seven colors from the rainbow spectrum using the specific key combination for your keyboard model.
    Single Color Mode
    Single Color Mode (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Breathing Mode (Single Color): The backlighting comes on and fades away slowly, producing a breathing-like effect. However, in this specific mode, it only displays one color.
    Breathing Mode Single Color
    Breathing Mode Single Color (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Breathing Mode (Rainbow): The keyboard gives a different backlighting color each time it comes on. Furthermore, Havit Keyboard lets you control the speed of the breathing effect with the Fn+Up/Down keys.
    Breathing Rainbow Mode
    Breathing Rainbow Mode (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • On-Click Zone Mode: It only lights up the zone surrounding the individual key you press on the keyboard.
    On-Click Zone
    On-Click Zone (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Scatter Mode: Colors scatter across the keyboard.
    Havit Keyboard Color Change?
    Scatter Mode (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Highlight Mode: Only the individual key you tap will light up.
  • Shooting Light Mode: The light shoots across the entire row of the key you press.
  • Zigzag Mode: The light spreads out in a zigzag pattern.

Also Read: How To Change Color On Redragon Keyboard

How To Fix Backlight Not Changing Color?

Use these quick troubleshooting methods if the backlighting is not powering on or if it is not changing color. On the other hand, learn how to shut down a PC with a keyboard.

  • Reconnect the Havit Keyboard to your PC.
  • Restart the PC.
  • Clear out any dust accumulated in the USB slot you use to connect the keyboard.
  • Read the keyboard’s manual to check if you are missing out on any step while setting up the keyboard.
  • Contact Havit Support.

Final Words

These are all the methods for changing color on a Havit Keyboard. Make sure to verify your keyboard’s model before use. This way, you can select the right key combination for color control.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Can I Change The Color Of My Havit Keyboard?

Two common ways to change color on Havit Keyboards are through “Fn+Backlit” keys or “Fn+F9 Keys.”

Can I Select The Custom Keys I Want To Light Up?

Yes, enable the “Recording Mode” with “Fn+Esc” to choose custom keys for the backlighting.

Is It Possible To Set Different Colors For Different Keys On Havit Keyboard?

In the recording mode, press the desired key more than once to juggle between different color options.

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