How to Pair Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID

Applies to: Microsoft accessoriesWindows 10

Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID pairs to your Windows 10 PC using the in-box USB cable. To pair your Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID, follow the steps below.

  1. Connect the in-box USB cable to your Surface or Windows 10 device and your keyboard.
     

     

  2. Turn on your Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID by sliding the power switch to on.
  3. On your Surface or Windows 10 PC, tap the pop-out toast notification message that appears in the bottom right corner of your screen. The keyboard driver will then download/install and automatically pair Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID to your Surface or Windows 10 PC.

    If you miss the toast notification message, or are unable to tap on it, turn the keyboard off and on to restart the pairing process.
     

    After your Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID is set up, you can use it with or without the USB cable connected to your Surface or Windows 10 PC.
  4. Set up the Fingerprint ID for Windows Hello.

    To set up your Fingerprint ID, Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID doesn't need to be connected to your Surface or Windows 10 PC using the in-box USB cable.

    To set up Windows Hello, go here.