Browse topics for Surface RT
- Warranty Overview
- Getting Started
- Apps and Windows Store
- 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
Get started with Surface RT or Surface 2
Learn some important basics about using your new Surface RT or Surface 2.
Surface User Guides
Download the User Guide (PDF format) for your Surface. Get how-to information and tips to help you get the most out of your tablet.
Learn about all the features of your Microsoft Surface.
Set up your Surface
New Surface? Find out how to set up your new Surface.
Register your Surface
Register your Surface product for quicker access to technical support and to easily check the status of your warranty.
Using the desktop
Learn how to pin apps to the desktop taskbar, close or minimise Windows apps with a mouse click.
View and import photos and home videos
Find out how to view photos on your Surface and import photos and videos from your camera or phone.
Share photos, links and more
Use the Share charm to share links, photos and more from your Microsoft Surface.
Update Surface from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1
If your Microsoft Surface is still running Windows RT 8 or Windows 8, it’s time to update to the latest version of Windows.
Upgrade from Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1 Preview
Upgrade your Surface from Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1 Preview to Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1.
Touch: Tap, swipe, and beyond
With a few gestures you can select, copy, and paste text or images, open charms, switch between apps, scroll, and zoom.
How do I redeem a gift card or promotional code?
How to redeem a gift card or promotional code in the Windows Store.