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Back light will not come back on.

I accidently turned the back light off, and now with the back light off I can't see to turn it back on. I know I am stupid but there must be a way to turn it back on without the light. It's a V170 Motorola.

PS it's my wife's cell phone.

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  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2008

    I accidentally

  • bocabay Mar 09, 2008

    I accidentally turned the backlight off on the Tracfone V170 and now I can't see anything so I can't reset the phone. Is there any fix for this problem?

  • bocabay Mar 09, 2008

    I was not at the Backlight setting any longer. I followed the solution given and I could not really see anything when I tilted the phone so I went outdoors in the sun and it worked out there. I finally got my phone back to the Backlight setting, it said OFF, I scrolled down to 20 seconds and hit BACK. It was fixed but I didn't realize it because I was still in the sun! Thank you.

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    Backlight problem fixed.

    Taking it into strong light (actually used a lamp) or sunlight allowed me to see the screen w/o the backlight. Really quick fix. Thx

  • mrsrellis Sep 08, 2008

    My back light is out and I can't see to get to the menu so that I can turn it back on. I went into the sun and held it under a lamp, nothing. Is there another way?

  • missashley12 Nov 24, 2008

    my back light is off how do you turn it back on

  • jake_91 Jan 15, 2009

    Same prob. I accidently turn the light off.

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If you tilt it a certian way you can certainly see it!!!!! and it worked for me

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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If your on the back light settings, then press the down arrow three times. if your not, you can tilt it in a certain way so that you can kinda see what your doing

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Go to MORE then go down to BACKLIGHT and turn it on to either 5,10, or 20 seconds. Its as easy as that.


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Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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