Surface Pro 3 not charging Try these fixes – Love My Surface

Afteryouvecompletedtheuninstall,restartyour?

Surface

Ifallgoeswell,yourSurfaceshouldre-installtheneededdriversandresolveyourSurfacePro3notchargingproblem。

Ifnot,proceedtoSolution4。

SurfacePro3notcharging:Solution4TwoButtonShutdown

ItspossiblethatyourSP3justneedsatwobutton(orhard)shutdown。

Thistypeofshutdownisakintoyankingtheplugoutofthewallandisntreallyagoodthingtodobecauseitispossibletocausecorruptionordataloss。

IfyouhappentobetroubleshootingaSurfaceRTorSurface2,skipthisstep。

AccordingtoMicrosoft,attemptingatwobuttonshutdownmaycausemoreharmthangoodforWindowsRTdevices。

Atthispoint,though,itsprobablyworththerisk。

Incaseyoudontknowhowtoperforma?

twobuttonshutdown,justfollowthesesteps:

ShutdownyourSurfacenormally(fromtheicon)

AfteryourSurfaceturnsoff,pressandholdvolume-upbuttonandthepowerbuttonatthesametimeforatleast15seconds,andthenreleasebothsimultaneously

ThescreenmayflashtheSurfacelogothengoout,continueholdingthebuttons

Afteryoureleasethebuttons,wait10secondsthenturnyourSurfacebackonnormally

SurfacePro3notcharging:Solution5UnplugEverythingandRestart

ItspossiblethataninstalledaccessoryispreventingyourSP3fromchargingproperlysomakeyouyouvedisconnectedeveryaccessoryand?

performanormalrestart(likeinSolution1)toseeiftheissueis?

resolved。

Disconnectthe?

keyboardcover

UnpluganythingfromtheUSBport

RemovetheSurfacefromitscaseifyouhaveitinone

RemovetheMicroSDCardifyouhaveoneinstalled

Ifthisworks,reattachorre-installtheaccessoriesoneatatimetoseeiftheproblemreturns。

Ifyourestillhaving?

problemswithyourSurfacePro3notchargingatthispoint,itsprobablynothingyoucanfixonyourown。

Assuch,itstimetolookatthepoweradapterontheoffchance?

thatisis?

theculprit(andamuchcheaper/easierfix)。

So,proceedtoSolution6,below。

SurfacePro3notcharging:Solution6ChecktheWallPlug

Thissoundsoverlysimple(andperhapsitis)butIhaveseentoomanyinstancesinmycareerwheresomethingthatcouldntpossibly?

betheproblemturnsouttobetheproblem。

So,takeasecondtomakesurethepoweroutletyouvepluggedyourSurfacePro3chargerintoisworkingproperly。

Keepinmindthatitispossibleforalow-voltageconditiontobepresentwherepowerisflowingbutnotasmuchasthereshouldbe。

Thatcanresultinproblemswithelectronics(likeyourSP3)。

Ifyouhaveagoodquality?

multimeterthatwouldbethebestwaytotestit。

Ifyoudont,bypluggingsomethingelectronicbutnotexpensive(likeadigitalclockorradio)?

intotheoutletandmakingsureitworksasexpected。

dumbdeviceslikeelectriclightsorfans*might*stillworkfineevenifthepowerisntatthelevelitshouldbe。

However,somethinglikearadioprobablywontworkrightifthepoweris?

loworfluctuating。

Ifthatsnotthecauseoftheproblem,assumingyourenottoooffendedIbroughtthisupasapossiblefix,GoontoSolution7?

SurfacePro3notcharging:Solution7?

CheckthePower?

Adapter

Next,lookattheSP3powersupply?

Itspossiblethatthepowersupplywasdroppedorotherwisedamagedandthatisthecauseofyourproblems。

Lookatthesethingstomakesurethepowersupplyisgoodtogo:

CheckthattheACpowercordisfirmlyseatedandnotloose

Checktheconnector。

Itshouldhave?

6smallbrassconnectors(3and3)onbothsidesofthelittleplastictabensure?

nonearemissing,dirty,orcorroded