How to Fix SteelSeries Engine 3 Not Detecting Keyboard on Windows 11/10 in 2024

Try these simple fixes to get the problem resolved.

Are you facing SteelSeries Engine 3 not detecting the keyboard on Windows 11? If the SteelSeries devices don’t show up then it’s probably due to outdated drivers or unsupportive USB ports.

Many users have faced keyboard not detecting problems while using SteelSeries Engine 3. Don’t worry we have come up with multiple fixes that you can apply to fix this issue.

How to Fix SteelSeries Engine 3 Not Detecting Keyboard on Windows 11/10?

Apply the below-mentioned fixes to get the issue resolved.

Check the Compatibility of your Device

First of all, you should double-check to see if your device is compatible with this tool. In most cases, users try to complain about a device that is not supported.

Try Terminal Command

Use this terminal command by opening the command prompt as admin. Follow these steps:

Open cmd and enter ” netsh winsock reset ” in the terminal as admin.

Update the SteelSeries Engine Software

If your SteelSeries Engine 3 not detecting the keyboard then you need to install its latest version. You can download the latest version SteelSeries engine from the official SteelSeries website. The latest version is renamed and now you can download SteelSeries GG.

Visit their site and click the Free Download button > Once the download is finished, click on the SteelSeriesgg Setup file to begin the installation > Follow on-screen instructions for installation > Open SteelSeries GG app. > Make an account or have Sign-in > Check whether the device is connected to PC > Click on Engine > You should see your connected device under Gear tab.

Reinstall your Device Drivers

This SteelSeries Engine 3 Not detecting issues means that you are using a broken or buggy device driver.

You need to reinstall the device drivers by opening the Device Manager > Find the device in the device tree > Select Properties > Click Driver tab > From the bottom Select Uninstall Device.

Perform a Factory Reset

A factory reset can solve the issue:

  • Unplug the Keyboard
  • Press and Hold and OLED Menu Button/Multimedia Button (03) and the Scrollwheel (02)
  • Plug the keyboard back in and continue holding the buttons until the keyboard flashes

Check the Device’s Connection

If the SteelSeries Engine 3 still not detecting the keyboard on Windows 11 then you need to check if the keyboard is correctly connected to your PC.

  • Unplug and re-plug from the USB port: For wired devices, make sure that the USB cable that runs your computer is working. If it’s not then unplug and re-plug the devices from the USB ports to solve your problem.
  • Ensure that the USB cable or adapter is working: Make sure that the USB ports and adapter that you plug into your PC do not show obvious signs of damage or that the USB cable that connects to the adapter is working.
  • Examine the device: Make sure that the keyboard itself is not damaged, has no moisture or water, and that the buttons are working. If you think that the device itself has some problem, contact SteelSeries or bring your item to the retailer for replacement.

Install Windows Updates

Make sure there isn’t any pending Windows update. Go to Settings Update & Security > Windows Update. Also, install Additional updates by clicking on the Advance options under Windows Update

Scan and Repair your Computer

If none of the above fixes works, you should look at a system issue. For this, you need to install Restoro (This can scan and repair windows without damaging your files).

Download and install Restoro > Open Restoro > It will run on your PC and give a detailed report of your PC status > You can now fix the issue by clicking on Start Repair.