Fix USB-C Problems in Windows 10
With a USB-C connection, you can charge your Windows 10 PC, and you can also connect to other USB Type-C devices such as mobile phones, docking stations, display adapters, and other devices that have a USB-C port.
Unfortunately, some combinations of hardware and software may cause problems. If this happens, you may get a notification that there’s something wrong with the USB-C connection. We’ve provided some tips below to help you fix things.
And if you want to change whether you see notifications about USB issues, here’s how:
- Select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > USB.
- Select or clear the Notify me if there are issues connecting to USB devices box.
Here are some USB-C notifications you might receive if there’s a problem:
- You might be able to fix your USB device
- Slow USB charger connected
- PC (or phone) isn’t charging
- The USB device might not work
- USB or Thunderbolt device functionality might be limited
- Display connection might be limited
- These two PCs (mobile devices) can’t communicate
- Use different USB port
- USB device might not be working properly
- Unsupported USB audio adapter