Can you charge Microsoft Surface Pro 3 via USB?


No, you can’t. The USB port on Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a basic USB-A 3.0 port that supports only data transferring.

Fortunately, there is a workaround that lets you charge your Surface Pro 3 with any compatible USB-C PD charger and battery pack.

Surface USB-C Charging Cable

With the rise of USB-C with Power Delivery chargers in the market, a USB-C to Surface Connect charging cable appears to be the optimal choice for Surface users. Power Delivery 3.0, which includes 12V and 15V in its power rules, is capable of charging all current Surface devices.

Here are some recommended USB-C PD chargers and cables for charging your Surface devices.

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