Battery and power
Surface RT battery and power
How to check your battery status and charge your Surface RT battery.
Surface Pro battery and power
Learn about the Surface Pro battery – how to make the battery last and charge it when it is low.
Power, sleep and wake: Surface power states
How to turn the Surface on and off, wake it up, and lock and unlock the touchscreen.
Surface Pro power states
Learn about the power states on Surface Pro. Learn how to turn Surface on, shut it down, restart and wake it, and put it into a power-saving state.
The Surface battery will not charge
Try these solutions if you are having problems charging your Surface battery.