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The function keys (not to be confused with Fn) are the 12 keys at the top of your keyboard.

These keys are the dark grey, but function differently from the other dark grey keys

F1 through F12 are called function keys because they execute programmed functions when pressed. Used in combination with the Fn key, keys marked with icons execute specific functions on the computer. The function executed by individual keys depends on the software you are using. The Fn (function) is unique to TOSHIBA computers and is used in combination with other keys to form soft keys. Soft keys are key combinations that enable, disable or configure specific features. NOTE: Some software may disable or interfere with soft-key operations. Soft-key settings are not restored by the Resume feature.

Sound Mute: Pressing Fn + ESC in a Windows environment turns sound on or off. When you press these hot keys, the current setting will change and be displayed as an icon.

Press Fn + Enter to simulate Enter or the enhanced keyboard's numeric keypad.

Press Fn + Ctrl to simulate the enhanced keyboard's right Ctrl key.

Instant security: Press Fn + F1 to blank the screen to prevent others from accessing your data. To restore the screen and original setting, press any key or press the Touch Pad. If a screensaver password is registered, a dialog box will appear. Enter the screensaver password and click OK. If no password is set, the screen will be restored when you press any key or press the Touch Pad.

Power save mode: Pressing Fn + F2 changes the power save mode. If you press Fn + F2 in a Windows environment, the Power Save Mode is displayed in a dialog box. Continue holding down Fn and press F2 again to change the setting.

Internal LCD screen Brightness: Pressing Fn + F6 decreases the display brightness in decrements. However. When you release Fn and F5. the computer enters Standby. the current setting will be displayed for two seconds by a pop-up icon. When you press these hot keys. When you press these hot keys. Hibernation: When you press Fn + F4.Standby: When you press Fn + F3. the selected device will change. To avoid entering Hibernation unexpectedly. a dialog box appears for verification. When you press these hot keys. Disabled Wireless Communication Switch will be displayed. a dialog box will appear. if you select the check box. you can press Fn + F8 to select which type of wireless communication you want to use. Wireless setting: If your computer has both Bluetooth and Wireless LAN functions. When you press these hot keys. Continue holding down Fn and press F8 to change the setting. Internal LCD screen Brightness: Pressing Fn + F7 increases the display brightness in increments. Only selectable devices will be displayed. It will appear in the future. a dialog box appears for verification. if you select the check box. If wireless communication is turned off. Display selection: Press Fn + F5 to change the active display device. the current setting will change and be displayed as an icon. a dialog box appears. the computer enters Hibernation. However. If you hold down these hot keys for five seconds the selection will return to LCD. . it will appear in the future. Hold down Fn and press F5 again to change the device. When you press these hot keys. To avoid entering Standby unexpectedly. Touch Pad: Pressing Fn + F9 in a windows environment enables or disables the Touch Pad function. the current setting will be displayed for two seconds by a pop-up icon.

TOSHIBA Zooming Utility (reduce): To reduce the icon size on the desktop or the application window. Each time when you press these hot keys. the display resolution changes as follows: The available resolution depends on the model. When activated. TOSHIBA Zooming Utility (enlarge): To enlarge the icon size on the desktop or the application window. The power on default is off.Press Fn + F10 or Fn + F11 to access the integrated keypad. the keys with gray markings on the bottom edge become numeric keypad keys (Fn + F11) or cursor control keys (Fn + F10). Press Fn + F12 (ScrLock) to lock the cursor on a specific line. press the 2 key while holding down the Fn key. you can change the resolution between 800 × 600 and 1440 × 900 pixels. With WUXGA. between 800 × 600 and 1920 × 1200 pixels. The power on default for both settings is off. LCD screen resolution selection: Press Fn + space keys to change the display resolution. With WXGA+. . press the 1 key while holding down the Fn key.