Applies to

Surface RT, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro 3, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1.


Surface storage

Pre-installed software and apps use a significant amount of the internal disk space on your Surface.


How much disk space do I have?

The amount of free disk space available for your music, photos, videos, and other content depends on which Surface you have.
Model
Available disk space
Surface Pro 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB


Surface 2
32 GB
18 GB
64 GB
47 GB


Surface Pro 2
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB


Surface Pro
64 GB
30 GB
128 GB
89 GB


Surface RT
32 GB
15 GB
64 GB
45 GB
Note
1 GB = 1 billion bytes

How can I add more storage space?

If you need more storage space, you can use one of the following storage options:

  • OneDrive. Save your files on OneDrive—OneDrive is free cloud storage that comes with your Microsoft account.
  • microSD card. Insert a microSD memory card into the memory card slot on Surface.
  • USB flash drive or hard drive. Insert a USB flash drive or hard drive into the USB port on Surface.

For more info about adding storage space, see Surface storage options.

What software and apps come with my Surface?

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed, and productive come preinstalled and ready to use on your Surface. For more details, see All about apps.


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