Browse topics for Surface RT
- Warranty Overview
- Getting Started
- Apps and Windows Store
- Email and Communication
- Hardware and Drivers
- Install, Update and Activate
- Music, Photos and Video
- Networking and connectivity
- Office Apps
- Performance and Maintenance
- Personalization and Ease of Access
- Security, Sign-in and Accounts
- Storage, files and folders
- Touch, Mouse and Search
- Warranty, Service and Recovery
- Web Browsing
Troubleshoot Surface activation
Learn what to do if you see a message that Windows can’t be activated.
How to register your Surface
Learn the benefits of registering your new Surface - it's quick and easy.
Get to know Surface Pro
Here’s a quick overview of your Surface Pro
Get to know your Surface RT
Learn about the hardware and software features of your Surface RT.
Get to know Windows
From the new Start screen to charms to apps from the Windows Store, there’s a lot to explore on Windows.
Touch: Tap, swipe, and beyond
Take a look at the touch interactions you can use on your Surface, from tapping to sliding to swiping.
Charms: Search, share, start, devices, and settings
Learn how to use the charms to search, share, play to printers and devices, and change settings on Microsoft Surface.
Install and uninstall apps
Learn how to find, install, and update apps from the Windows Store. Find out how to remove apps you no longer use.
How to search
Use the Search charm to search for apps, settings, and files on your PC and to search for things in the app you have open or in a different app you select.
Connect to the Internet
To connect to the Internet, you'll need an Internet service provider (ISP) and some hardware:
Browse the web with Internet Explorer
Learn about browsing the web using your Surface. Find out about the latest features in Internet Explorer and troubleshoot issues.
Get all your email in one place using the Mail app that’s included with Surface. Find out how to add accounts, manage mail, and use the print, search and share features from Mail.
Watch TV shows, movies and videos on your Surface
With the Video app that comes with Surface, you can buy and rent the latest movies and TV shows and watch them while you’re on the go or on the couch.
Listen to music on Surface
Read about how to create playlists and purchase songs from the Xbox Music Store, using the built-in Music app.
View and import photos
You can see all your photos in one place using the built-in Photos app on Surface. Find out how to import, view, and organize your photos all in one place.
Share photos, links and more
Use the Share charm to quickly share files, photos, links, and info with people and apps.
Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT preview
Surface RT comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Add a Bluetooth device
Learn how to get Bluetooth devices, such as wireless mice, keyboards, and headsets, working with your Surface.