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OnePlus 5/6/6T: How To Fix Back Button Not Working

If you have bought the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T there has been some reports that have said that some OnePlus 5 devices back button that are not working properly. The button on your OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T light up with each touch. When the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T is on, the keys will light up which will show that the device is functioning and on.

So, a lot people think that if the light aren’t turn on their OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T back button, that it does not work. Take a look at the following guide to learn how you can fix the problem of return or home button keys not turning on.

For a lot of people that have the OnePlus, the “Touch Key” is actually not broken but is working. This is because they buttons are turned OFF and disabled. There is a default setting that OnePlus has that has the keys disabled since your OnePlus is actually in battery saving mode. Take a look at the following step by step guide on how you can turn the Touch Key lights on OnePlus 5,OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T.


How to fix the Touch Key light not functioning on OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T or OnePlus 5:

  1. Make sure your OnePlus is turned on.
  2. Have your Menu page opened.
  3. Navigate to the Settings.
  4. Choose the “Quick Settings” option.
  5. Choose the “Power Saving” option.
  6. Navigate to Power Saving Mode.
  7. Then navigate to the “Restrict Performance” option.
  8. Have the box unchecked close to “Turn off touch key light”.


After you follow the steps above, you should know how to fix back button not working on OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T.

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