Laptop keyboards are smaller than stationary ones so typically, the F-keys (like F4) are used for something else. This is easily fixed! Just hold down the Fn key before you press F4 and itll work.
Why is my F4 key not working?
If the Alt + F4 combo fails to do what it is supposed to do, then press the Fn key and try the Alt + F4 shortcut again. Still not working? Try pressing Fn + F4. If you still cannot notice any change, try holding down Fn for a few seconds.
How do I press the F4 key on my laptop?
How to use the F4 key. Open the program that uses the key and press F4 . If the F4 key also has an icon on the key, it indicates the key has a secondary function. To use the secondary function, press and hold down the Fn key, and while continuing to hold the key, press F4 .
Why is my F4 key lit up?
Some users have reported that the F4 key is constantly lit once the system has booted into Windows. Pressing the key has no effect. On some Latitude systems the F4 key is used to mute the built in microphone. To restore the functionality of the F4 key, re-enable the microphone in the BIOS.
What is F4 function key?
F4. Open the address bar in the Internet Explorer and the Windows Explorer. Alt+F4 closes program window currently active in the Microsoft Windows. Ctrl+F4 closes the tab in the active window or open window in Microsoft Windows.
What is the symbol on the F4 key?
Typically, f4 is for switching displays (laptop display/external display or projector).
Why is there a light on my F4 key?
1) Check Your F4 key (If you are using a Dell Computer). If the light is on, then your microphone is muted in Windows.