How To Fix Google Pixel or Pixel XL Back Button Not Working

For those that own a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, it has been reported that the S7 back button is not working. These buttons on the Pixel or Pixel XL are touch buttons that light up with each tap. These keys lit up when the Pixel or Pixel XL is turned on, showing the smartphone is on and functioning. Thus many believe that if the lights are not turned on the Pixel or Pixel XL back button that it doesn’t work. If you have touch keys by the Home button or the return key doesn’t turn on and not working, below we’ll explain how you can fix this problem.

For the majority of people that own a Pixel or Pixel XL, the Touch Key is not broken and is actually working. The reason that these buttons are not working, is because there just disabled and turned OFF. Google has a default settings that has these keys turned OFF because the Pixel or Pixel XL is in energy saving mode. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to turn on the Touch Key lights on the Google Pixel or Pixel XL.


How to fix Touch Key light not working:

  1. Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL
  2. Open the Menu page
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Select on “Quick Settings”
  5. Select on “Power Saving”
  6. Go to “Power Saving Mode”
  7. Then go to “Restrict Performance”
  8. Uncheck the box next to “Turn off touch key light”




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