Razer Blade Stealth 12.5” (2016) - Intel 6500U Support

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Razer Blade Stealth 12.5” (2016) - Intel 6500U

FAQ

I can no longer change my lighting profile on my Razer Blade Stealth laptop (using the Fn+F keys combination).
Please ensure that you are logged on to Razer Synapse to be able to do so.
My default Chroma effects stop working when Synapse loads.
The effects that are loaded when the Razer Blade Stealth first turn on are firmware level effects. Once Synapse loads, Synapse takes over control over the lighting effects of the keyboard and give the user more advanced functionality. The default lighting effects can be setup within Synapse so you can have the same effect before and after Synapse loads.

How can I improve performance of the Razer Blade Stealth when connected to AC power?

Make sure you have applied the latest update for the Razer Blade Stealth. Please contact support for the updater and please note that this update is not intended for "The New Razer Blade Stealth".  You can also set your Windows power profile to “High Performance”.

My Razer Blade Stealth will not charge when plugged into the AC adapter, and the green LED is lit on the AC adapter.
Please unplug the AC adapter from the wall outlet for approximately 30 seconds, then plug the AC adapter back in. If the issue persists, please contact us HERE.
Does my compatible Razer Blade Stealth or New Razer Blade notebook require software updates to function with Razer Core?
To ensure your notebook has the latest performance and system stability, please install the latest software updates. For a list of update steps and files please check the Razer Core update page.

How can I extend the battery life of my Razer Blade Stealth when on-the-go?

In additional to turning down the display brightness and adjusting the power settings, tweaking the lighting effects of the Chroma keyboard can help maximize battery life. Here are some tips for extending your travel time when going in Stealth mode.

  Extended Battery Life Max Battery Life
Keyboard Brightness Press and hold Function (FN) + F10 to dim the Chroma keyboard providing additional power saving. If you wish to brighten the keyboard press and hold Function (FN) + F11. Keyboard lighting - Off
Keyboard Effect / Color Setting the Chroma keyboard to a solid red, green or blue color in addition to disabling keyboard effects will help optimize battery life. Lighting effects can be configured in Razer Synapse. Keyboard lighting - Off
What do the different colors on the Blade Stealth LED status indicator mean?
The front LED indicator shines depending on the status of the Blade.

- White Pulse = Sleep mode
- Green Pulse = System is on, but display is off or lid is closed
- Dim Red = Low Battery (10% left)
- Bright Red = Lower Battery (3% left)

When the system is on and in use, the LED will normally be off expect under the conditions mentioned above.
The LED will also not light when the unit is turned off, even if the adapter is plugged in and charging.

Please Note: The status indicator is not a HDD indicator
After restarting the system, suddenly my trackpad does not respond anymore
If you encounter this, please try to shut down the system and power it on again. If this still does not work, please uninstall Synapse and download the latest Synapse Framework from Razer support site.
Can I dual boot, partition, or otherwise modify the Blade’s operating system?
The Blade is designed for compatibility with the as-shipped OS. Should you want to install or modify the OS Please first format the boot drive then install your OS. Razer Warranty and Support is only available for the as-shipped OS.
My Razer Blade is out of warranty, how can I have it repaired?
Razer has authorized repair centers in every country where the Blade is currently sold. To set up a repair at one of our repair centers please contact our support team at www.razersupport.com/email . Our support team will be happy to give you a rough estimate of the repair costs, but final costs cannot be determined until the unit is physically inspected at the repair center. Only authorized Razer Repair Centers will have the parts and specialized training required to repair your Razer Blade.
Can I use third party power adapters?
We only recommend using Razer power supplies with the Razer Blade Stealth . Third party adapters have not been tested to meet our standards and may lead to damage to the System. You can purchase replacement or spare AC adapters from our webstore here.
How long is my warranty?
The warranty length for the Razer Blade Stealth (2016) is 1 year. Please see full details for warranty lengths: here
How can I contact Razer Support if I'm having problems with my Razer Blade?
Please visit www.razersupport.com, email systems@razersupport.com or call System support for your region with one of the numbers to the left.
How do I use the additional functions indicated on my keyboard?
In order to take advantage of the additional functions on the Razer Blade, hold the "FN" key and press the specified function key.
My internet or Wi-Fi connection indicates that I am connected to the network but I am unable to connect to the internet. What should I do?
Most modems have and indicator that shows if it is connected to the internet, check if your modem is connected to the internet. If your modem does indicate that you are connected to the internet, try restarting your modem. If you're still have issues please contact your local internet provider to ensure that the connection is stable.
Will I void the warranty by opening or upgrading my Razer Blade's components on my own?
Opening the Razer Blade may void your warranty. If there are any issues with your Razer Blade, please contact your local Razer System Support Team by viewing the links the left side of the page.
Will the Razer Blade be compatible with other Synapse 2.0 devices?
Yes, any device that is Synapse 2.0 ready will automatically sync your custom settings with the cloud.
How can I contact Razer?;
If you were unable to find the answer to your question(s) in our FAQ, please don’t hesitate to contact us here or call us with the phone number for your region at the left.
How do I request or purchase replacement parts for my Razer product?
Razer Systems must be repaired at an Authorized Service Center, please contact our System Support team with the phone number for your region at the left to arrange for repairs.
I have a coupon/promotional/gift voucher code for the RazerStore. Where can I enter the code so I can use it to purchase products?
From your shopping cart page on the Razer Store, please check the box labeled “Enter Promo Code.” Enter the code into the box and click “Apply Code.” The total price after should reflect the discount.
I recently placed an order on the Razer Store and it still shows my order is "In Process".  When will my order ship?
We are sorry if there are any delays in processing your order. The product may be out of stock or the order may be under protection/fraud review. Please don’t hesitate to check your order status at the RazerStore page by entering your information at the Order Status page.
I think my Razer product is defective and would like an RMA/exchange.
If you were unable to troubleshoot and resolve any issues you are having with the knowledgebase (FAQ) and you feel your product is still defective, please don’t hesitate to contact us here or call with the phone number for your region at the left.
I would like information on future Razer products.
Unfortunately, customer support has no information on future product or driver releases. For any information regarding future products please visit our website or our social media outlets.
One of the features of my Razer Product does not work.
If you’re unable to find an FAQ article that helps resolve the issue, please contact your local Razer System Support Team by viewing the links the left side of the page. User guides and product manuals are also available on the Support page.
What are some examples of a “Proof of Purchase” to provide when initiating an RMA?
A valid proof of purchase is defined as a dated sales receipt from an authorized Razer Reseller. The receipt must show the product description and price. Invoice slips and e-mail order confirmations can be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Why does Razer require a proof of purchase?
Razer must verify that the product is within the specified warranty period and that it was purchased from an authorized reseller. Products purchased from unauthorized dealers are often used, counterfeit, re-boxed, defective or gray market goods. These units may also not be designed and packaged to work in your country and may not meet all legal and safety requirements.  Razer will not be able to honor a warranty on products purchased from an unauthorized dealer or that are out of the warranty period.  If you purchased product from an unauthorized reseller, all support and warranty issues should be directed to that reseller.

 

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