Surface Type Cover Not Working

Surface Type Cover Not Working. I've had my sp3 running win 10 for about 2 months (couldn't wait for the sp4) and rarely disconnect the type cover. Searching the ms web site it suggests to reset the surface (loosing all personal settings, files, etc.) which i definitely want to avoid.

Surface Type cover not detected after waking from sleep from answers.microsoft.com

I tried removing the hid compliant device (keyboard and mouse) from device manager, booted into the bios and enabled and disabled the type cover port. If you don’t have the time, patience or skills to update or reinstall the driver manually, you can do it automatically with driver easy. If this is your situation there is no fix.

If This Is Your Situation There Is No Fix.

If you don’t have the time, patience or skills to update or reinstall the driver manually, you can do it automatically with driver easy. I believe the issue was either due to a bad update or when the computers battery died. My type cover stopped working overnight.

There Is Another Way To Fix This Without Restart.

This isn't the experience we want you to have. I installed the firmware update but that still didn't work. Surface pro 3 type cover not working after windows 10 1903 image applied.

Unplug The Type Cover And Then Go To The Device Manager And Uninstall The Keyboard.

Sometimes using your surface pro on your lap or a blanket can cause the type cover to disconnect. To troubleshoot the issue, kindly do these steps: When rebooting the machine, the keyboard and trackpad both work when in the bios.

Connect And Disconnect The Type Cover By Pulling It Away And Then Hovering The Cover Over The Surface Connector Till They Snap Together.

Clean the metal pins on both the keyboard and the surface pro 3. I’ve exhausted all of the steps from the internet and am hoping for some advice here on what to try next. I've had my sp3 running win 10 for about 2 months (couldn't wait for the sp4) and rarely disconnect the type cover.

If The Surface Gets Into An Error State.

That is very annoying and brings much inconvenience to users. Either way, i followed most of the troubleshooting guides online (power button + volume button reset, updating drivers, letting battery drain, cleaning the connectors. After uninstalling, just reconnect the type cover and it will install it self and then it’s up and running again.