Apple's 2016 revision to their laptop lineup targeted at professional users. Features a 15-inch, 2880-by-1800 Retina display, quad-core Intel Core i7, 256 / 512 GB /1 TB / 2TB storage options, 16 GB RAM, and a keyboard equipped with a Touch Bar. Released November 2016. Features Model A1707.

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Could I Color my keyboard backlight?

Heyy

I bought the new 15" MacBook Pro with touchbar with the new 2nd gen butterfly keyboard.

And I like customizing my gear, so I thought I could maybe change the backlight.

I know many people have asked this but not on this new keyboard...

So my plan was to (if there is available) buy a new set of these keys and try to scratch or take the white foil of from the keycaps, and replace it with another color (probably rainbow colors) but can I take of the keycaps and how do I do???

If someone could help me I would really appreciate that...

(I. have found a video from someone doing it on last gen....but I don't want to take apart my whole laptop.... here's the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BPVGVmv... )

Thanks- dennis Rodenburg

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Wouldn't recommend doing it yet on this model. If you damage the plastic clip on the back of a key, or the mechanism, it will not clip back into the keyboard properly and will likely fall out (presenting a problem, since there are no keyboards available for this model yet).

The quickest way to change the keyboard backlight colour is to put a transparent colour film between the back of the keyboard and the keyboard backlight, so the light itself is a different colour.

Either way it will take a lot of time/work to do this and it will be risky, so I would recommend waiting until parts are available, just in case.

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