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Music, Photos and Video
Listen to music on Surface
Read about creating playlists and purchasing songs from the Xbox Music Store, using the built-in Music app.
Connect Surface to a TV, monitor or projector
View your photos, videos, and presentations on a big screen by connecting your Surface to a TV, monitor or projector.
Having trouble connecting Surface to a second screen?
Try these solutions if you are having trouble connecting the Surface to a TV, monitor or projector.
Using the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter with Surface
Share what’s on your Surface screen using the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter. Stream films, view photos or display a presentation on a big screen—wirelessly.
Troubleshoot using the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter with Surface
Try these solutions if you’re having trouble connecting your Surface to the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter, having playback issues, or having problems with the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter app, try these solutions.
Surface sound, volume and audio accessories
Surface comes with built-in stereo speakers, mic and a headset jack to provide great sound. How to adjust the volume and add audio accessories.
Troubleshoot Surface sound and audio accessories
Solutions to solve problems if you are having trouble hearing or recording sound with your Surface speakers, mics or connected audio accessories.
Set up an automatic back up for your files
Use OneDrive or turn on File History to back up all your files. How to set up an external hard drive, flash drive, or network location and start using it.
Share photos, links and more
Use the Share charm to share links, photos and more from your Microsoft Surface.
Watch TV shows, movies and videos on your Surface
Use the Video app or the Films and TV app to buy and rent the latest films and TV programmes, and watch them while you’re on the go or on the sofa.
Xbox Music and the Xbox Music Store XBOX.com
Learn about Xbox Music and the Xbox Music Store; how to buy and sell music through the Xbox Music store, and how to interpret error codes.
View and import photos and home videos
How to view photos on your Surface and import photos and videos from your camera or phone.
Get better photos and videos on Microsoft Surface
If the photos or videos appear to be too light, dark or low resolution, improve your results by manually adjusting some settings in the built-in Camera app.
Xbox Video: Watch movies, tv, and more XBOX.com
How to buy, rent, and watch Xbox videos on a variety of Windows devices.
Surface Music Kit features
The Surface Music Kit lets you create music, either from scratch or from your favourite song.
Troubleshoot Surface Music Kit
Try these steps to troubleshoot issues with the Surface Music Kit or the Music Cover.
Create a song using Surface Music Kit
Create a song from scratch or use templates and imports to make music.