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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 apps on Surface Pro or Surface 3
Learn how to find, install and uninstall apps on Surface Pro models or Surface 3.
Troubleshoot Windows Store apps on the Surface
Learn what you can do if you are having problems with a Windows Store app and find out where you can get more support for Windows Store apps.
Troubleshoot desktop apps on Surface Pro
Learn what to do if you’re having problems with a desktop app on Surface Pro models or Surface 3.
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.
How do I solve desktop app display issues?
If a desktop app does not look right on your Surface Pro, you might be having display scaling issues that are best resolved by updating to Windows 8.1.
Open app commands
Learn how to use app commands to do things like add attachments and make text bold in an email, or pause and skip tracks while listening to music.
Switch between open apps
Quickly switch between open apps on the Surface using touch, mouse or the keyboard.
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.
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.
Skype on the Surface
Use Skype on your Surface to chat and make audio and video calls.
SmartGlass app on Xbox Live Xbox.com
How to install, use and troubleshoot SmartGlass app on Xbox Live.
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 Xbox.com
Get help with Xbox apps on Windows.
Why can I not sign in to the Windows Store? Windows.com
If you are sure you have entered the correct account name and password but still cannot sign in, follow these steps to reset your password.
Add or edit your payment method for the Windows Store Windows.com
Learn how to edit the payment method you use to buy things from Windows Store, and review your purchases.