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Apps and Windows Store
Apps for your Surface
Check out some of the great apps that come installed on your Surface and find out how to get more.
Start, find, and close apps on the Surface
Learn how to quickly start, find, and close apps on the Surface using touch, mouse, and keyboard techniques.
Install and uninstall apps on Surface
How to find, install and uninstall apps from the Windows Store. Find out how to update apps or remove apps you no longer use.
Troubleshoot Windows apps on Surface
Learn what you can do if you’re having problems with a Windows app on Surface and find out where you can get more support for Windows apps.
Cannot find or install a Windows Store app?
If you are having trouble finding and installing apps from the Windows Store on your Surface, regional settings or hidden apps may be causing the problem.
Use more than one app at a time
See how you can resize apps and place them side by side when you snap apps on your Surface.
Switch between open apps
Quickly switch between open apps on the Surface using touch, mouse, or the keyboard.
Manage apps and services with Task Manager Windows.com
Task Manager lets you see which apps and services are running on your PC, and lets you control which apps start up automatically when you start Windows.
Xbox SmartGlass Xbox.com
With the Xbox SmartGlass app, you can play content and explore the Internet on your TV screen using your Surface.
Use the Games app to buy games Xbox.com
You can buy games for your Surface and for your Xbox 360 console from the Games app on the Start screen.
Xbox on Windows games Xbox.com
Get help with Xbox apps on Windows
Cannot find or install a Windows Store app? Windows.com
Find out what to do if you cannot sign in to the Windows Store.
Add or edit your payment method for the Windows Store Windows.com
Get instructions for changing the payment method you use to buy apps from the Windows Store.