How to adjust the screen brightness with the Surface Pro 3 Type Cover

Beginners' Tips Series!

Do you have the Type Cover for Surface Pro 3? If you said yes, we have a very quick tip for you. There's no dedicated screen brightness button, but you can still adjust the brightness with a couple of keyboard shortcuts. Simply press Fn + Del or the Fn + Backspace buttons. A screen brightness indicator pops up on the top left corner of the screen. You can play with the slider to continue adjusting the screen brightness.

The Surface Pro Type Cover is available in 5 colors with bright, backlit keys. It functions as a classic laptop keyboard and a screen protector. You can find the Type Cover on Amazon for $129.99.

Of course, you can change the screen brightness directly on the Surface Pro 3. Simply swipe from the right edge of the display, tap Settings, and then Screen. Use the slider to adjust the brightness.

And in case you missed it, make sure to watch our Surface Pro 3 review.

Mark Guim

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