Why is my Surface cover keyboard not working?

Why is my Surface cover keyboard not working?

Sometimes dirt and dust over the surface keyboard connectors can lead to the surface keyboard not working problem. A simple cleaning of the connector can resolve this problem. To clean connectors detach type cover but before detaching & cleaning make sure that your surface is completely powered off & unplugged.

Why is my keyboard not working on Surface Pro 3?

Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons for, at least, 15 seconds. The screen may flash the Surface logo or other things but keep the buttons held for the 15 seconds. When you release them, your Surface 3 or Surface Pro 1/2/3 should be powered off. Wait at least 10 seconds and then turn it on normally.

How do I turn on Surface type cover?

To activate the Touch Cover or Type Cover keyboard after Windows hibernation

  1. Press and hold the power button to turn off Surface Pro.
  2. Press and hold the power button, and then press the volume down button (present along the left edge of Surface Pro) simultaneously.

What is the best keyboard for Surface Pro?

Anker Bluetooth Ultra-Slim keyboard. If you’re looking for a set-and-forget keyboard, Anker’s Ultra-Slim may be your best choice. This accessory comes from a reputable brand behind some killer products so you know you’re going to enjoy a solid typing experience.

Why is my Surface Keyboard not connecting?

Unplug the keyboard from your device and try connecting it with another Surface where its keyboard is working perfectly. If the keyboard works there, it probably means there are some issues in your device configuration. If it doesn’t work there, it means that the keyboard itself is broken.

How do you fix Microsoft Surface Keyboard?

Turn on the surface and login. Attach the touch/type cover that’s not working. Hold the Volume Up key (located on the left side) AND Power bottom (located on top right) for 30 seconds and then let it go. This will reboot the surface and force it to refresh all the drivers. This process is called “Two button reset”.