Surface 2 Type cover – Sleep Home › Surface Accessories › Surface 2 Type cover – Sleep This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Kris Kerry 2 years, 2 months ago. Author Posts April 20, 2016 at 8:03 am #2276 Kris KerryParticipant Hi guys and gals, Just a quick question relating to the Surface 2 Type Cover. How does the cover tell the tablet that it’s closed and to put the Surface to sleep? Is it a magnet or sensor? Also where is the magnet/sensor located on the cover and tablet? Thanks in advance! Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.