How to Adjust Your MacBook Air Logo Light Settings?

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The MacBook Air is one of Apple’s most popular laptops and with good reason. Its lightweight design, powerful processor, and excellent battery life make it an ideal choice for those who need a reliable laptop on the go. One of the features that make the MacBook Air stand out from other laptops is its iconic backlit Apple logo. This subtle yet stylish touch adds a unique flair to the device and helps make it stand out from other computers.

The good news is that you can easily adjust your MacBook Air’s Apple logo light settings to suit your needs. To do this, you’ll need to open up System Preferences and select “Keyboard & Mouse” from the list of options. From there, you should see a section called “Lighting” with two options: “Always On” and “Automatic Dimming.” If you want your MacBook Air’s Apple logo to remain lit at all times, select “Always On.” If you want it to dim or turn off during certain activities (such as when your laptop is in sleep mode or when using certain applications), select “Automatic Dimming.”

You can also adjust how bright the logo light is by using the brightness slider located right next to the lighting options. This slider allows you to set the brightness level for both the always-on mode and automatic dimming mode, so if you want your Apple logo to be brighter or dimmer than normal, simply move the slider left or right until it reaches your desired level.

If you ever decide that you don’t want your MacBook Air’s Apple logo light on at all, simply uncheck both boxes in the lighting section of System Preferences and it will turn off completely—it’s that easy! So don’t be afraid to customize your laptop’s light settings according to your own personal preference; whether you like a bright glowing logo or a subtle dimmed one, adjusting these settings are quick and easy!

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Reasons Why the Apple Logo Does Not Light Up on MacBook Air

The Apple logo on the MacBook Air does not light up because the display is so slim that there is not enough room for a lit-up logo. This is why the logo appears to be reflective instead. The reflective logo works by reflecting the backlight of the display, making it appear brighter than it actually is. This helps to make the display appear more vibrant and clear. Additionally, because of its slim design, placing a lit-up logo would not be as easy or cost-effective as just using a reflective one.

Turning On the Apple Light on a MacBook Air

To turn on the backlighting of your MacBook Air’s keyboard, press the “F5” key located at the top row of your keyboard. If you have a Touch Bar, expand the Control Strip and then tap on the “Increase Brightness” button. This will turn on the backlighting. To adjust the brightness level, continue pressing the “F5” key or tap on the “Increase Brightness” and “Decrease Brightness” buttons until you reach your desired brightness level.


In conclusion, the Macbook Air is a lightweight and powerful laptop that provides users with excellent performance, battery life, display quality, and portability. It is an excellent choice for those who need an ultra-portable machine capable of handling everyday tasks such as web browsing, document editing, and multimedia playback. The Macbook Air also features a backlit keyboard and the Apple logo for added convenience. All in all, the Macbook Air is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a lightweight and powerful laptop.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.