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Guide: How To Change Color On Atrix Keyboard?

It is possible to change the backlight color and effects on Atrix Keyboards using the dedicated key pairs.

The simplest way to change color on Atrix Keyboards is through the key combinations dedicated for each keyboard model, such as “FN+DEL” or “FN+INS.” Plus, the guide talks about related color settings, like shifting color effects.

Key Takeaways

  • The “FN+INS” lets you experiment with various backlighting effects in multiple Atrix Keyboard models.
  • Toggle between solid colors by pressing the “FN+HM,” “FN+Del,” or other depending on the particular model.
  • Ensure a well-functioning USB port, or refresh the connection if the backlight fails to come on.

How To Change Color On Your Atrix Keyboard?

Modifying the backlight’s color on Atrix Keyboards is a straightforward process you can efficiently perform after reading our extensive guide below. On a side note, also check out the articles on changing color on the MageGee Keyboard and Corsair Keyboard.

 Important: The backlight might not work if the keyboard is not connected properly or if there is something wrong in the wire.  

Atrix GSKB06 RGB Mechanical Keyboard/ Atrix RGB Sniper 

It offers 15 preset light modes that you can shift between using the “FN+INS” keys based on your mood and gaming requirements.

FN+INS Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Moreover, change the backlight’s color with the “FN+HM” pair when you want to toggle colors in any backlighting mode.

FN+HM Keys
FN+HM Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

The standard key combinations, like “FN+Up/Down”  and “FN+Left\Right,” control the brightness and speed of the keyboard’s lighting, respectively.

You can use the “FN+Backspace” keys to turn on or off the backlights. Similarly, if any preset or color mode is malfunctioning, simultaneously hold the “FN+Esc” button to reset the color settings.

Backspace And Esc Keys
Backspace And Esc Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Moreover, it also lets you select a specific color on the keyboard by pressing “FN+Spacebar.” The alphabetical keys should light up in different backlight colors. Tap the one that has your desired color to apply it all over the keyboard.

FN+Spacebar Keys
FN+Spacebar Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Also Read: How To Change CyberpowerPC Keyboard Color

Atrix 60 Percent Wired Mechanical Keyboard

For this particular model, press the “FN+N” keys when you want to enjoy a single-color backlight on the entire keyboard.

FN+N Keys
FN+N Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Coming to the effects, it can be controlled via the “FN+\|” keys. The “\|” button is located just below the “Backspace” key.

FN And Color Changing Keys
FN And Color Changing Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Furthermore, if you want to set up customized backlighting, altogether tap “FN+P.” This will enable the recording mode. Now, press the keys bearing the colors you want to use in the customization. Once done, hit “FN+P” again to stop the recording.

FN+P Keys
FN+P Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Atrix Guild Series Keyboard

Shift from one solid color to another in any backlighting effect by pressing the “FN+DEL” keys until you get to the one you want.

FN+DEL Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

Other than that, to shuffle across the preset color effects, like “Shooting Light,” you can use the “FN+INS” key pair in the Atrix Guild Series.

FN+INS Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

If you want to return to a solid color illuminating the whole keyboard, do it with the “FN+PB” combination. Many choices exist, like Blue, Green, Orange, and more.

FN+PB Keys
FN+PB Keys (Image By Tech4Gamers)

On the other hand, use the same key pairs mentioned in the above sections to alter the brightness and backlight speed settings.

Also Read: Guide: How To Change Alienware Keyboard Color?

Different Backlighting Effects On Atrix Keyboard

Many preset lighting effects are offered on Atrix Keyboards, for instance;

  • Rainbow Mode: All the RGB colors are lit up behind the keys.
  • Breathing Mode: The colors pulsate on and off to mimic the breathing effect.
  • Wave Mode: The lights spread across the keyboard in a wave-like pattern.
  • Scatter Mode: Various colors are scattered across the keys in a mismatched pattern.
  • Shooting Light Mode: It shoots a light throughout the row bearing the key you press.
  • Highlight Mode: This mode lights up the keys you press while the rest of the keyboard backlighting goes off.

How Do You Fix Atrix Backlighting Not Working Issue?

Here are some troubleshooting methods you can rely on to solve the backlighting trouble:

  • Restart the computer.
  • Reconnect the keyboard.
  • Make sure there is no dust in the USB ports.
  • Verify that the computer ports are functioning.

Also Read: How To Change Color On Redragon Keyboard

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Change Color On An Atrix Keyboard?

Simaltaenously hit the “FN+HM” keys to shuffle the backlight’s color on an Atrix keyboard.

How Do I Turn On RGB Backlight On Atrix Keyboard?

Use the combination of “FN+Backspace” to enable or disable the RGB backlighting on your keyboard.

What Should I Do If Backlight Is Not Working?

Reconnect the keyboard according to the instructions provided in the manual. Additionally, you may restart the computer.

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