HTC 10's capacitive buttons: here's how to keep them backlit at all times


So, you've got yourself an HTC 10 but the slightly offset position of the capacitive navigation buttons is slightly annoying you? Currently, there is no way to have on-screen software ones similar to the HTC One M8 and M9. Sorry, folks!

But still, there's something that can be done to make the HTC 10's capacitive buttons a bit more user-friendly. See, they are back-lit, but by default the lighting goes off when you are not using them, which kind of beats the purpose of having a backlight in the first place. If you can't see the button when you need it, why would you even need it to be illuminated upon interaction?

Anyway, there's a way to keep the capacitive buttons always-on while you're actively using the phone and its display is enabled. As the cool guys we are, we will show you how to do so!

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