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Hardware and Drivers
Surface sound, volume, and audio accessories
Surface comes with built-in stereo speakers, mic, and a headset jack to provide great sound. Learn how to adjust the volume, and add audio accessories.
Troubleshoot Surface sound and audio accessories
If you're having trouble hearing or recording sound, find solutions to help fix problems with your Surface speakers, mics, or connected audio accessories.
Add a Bluetooth device
Learn how to get Bluetooth® devices, such as wireless mice, keyboards, and headsets, working with your Surface.
Troubleshoot Bluetooth devices on Surface
Get solutions to help fix issues with Bluetooth® devices on your Surface. Your device has to be enabled, discoverable, and in range.
Surface cameras and the Camera app
Use the two built-in cameras and the Camera app on your Surface to take photos, shoot videos, and hold video chats.
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.
Surface cameras FAQ
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Camera app and the cameras built into Microsoft Surface.
Connect a USB mouse, printer, and more
Learn how to connect a USB device, such as a printer, mouse, or external hard drive, to your Microsoft Surface.
Touch Cover and Touch Cover 2
Touch Cover is more than a protective cover for your Surface. It’s also a keyboard.
Troubleshoot Touch Cover or Type Cover
If your Touch Cover or Type Cover isn’t working correctly, try the these steps.
Wireless Adapter for Typing Covers
Connect any Surface Typing Cover to your Surface wirelessly. With Surface Wireless Adapter for Typing Covers, you can use your Cover from up to 30 feet away.
Touchpad: A built-in mouse
Surface Typing Covers have a touchpad that you can use like a mouse. The touchpad also supports a few touch gestures.
Learn more about Type Cover -- the slim, traditional keyboard with moving keys.
Find out which Surface typing cover you have
Figure out which Microsoft Surface keyboard you have: Touch Cover, Touch Cover 2, Type Cover, Type Cover 2, or Type Cover for Surface Pro 3.
Learn about all the features of your Microsoft Surface.
Surface Pro features
Learn about the features of Surface Pro–a powerful PC in tablet form.
Docking stations for Surface Pro
Explore your docking station’s features, and learn how to set it up for use with your Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, or Surface Pro 3.
Troubleshoot docking stations for Surface Pro
If you're having problems with your Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, or Surface Pro 3 while it's in a Surface docking station, here are a few things to try to help fix the issue.
Using the Pro Pen
Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 come with a digital pen so you can write on the touchscreen.
Troubleshoot Pro Pen
Find info to help fix issues with the Pro Pen that's included with Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2. Get answers to frequently asked questions, too.
Battery and power for Surface Pro
Find out how to check your battery status and charge your Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, or Surface Pro 3 battery.
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.
Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2 won't turn on
If your Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2 won't turn on, follow these steps to help fix issues with battery and power.
Surface battery won’t charge
If you’re having problems getting your Surface battery to charge, try these solutions to fix the problem, and learn how to get service if that's what's needed.
Print and scan from Surface
Learn how to add a local or wireless printer, set your default printer, and print from apps on Surface.
Troubleshoot printing from Surface
Here are some things to check to help fix Surface printer issues.
The Surface touchscreen
The Surface touchscreen is a low-power, high-quality display with a wide viewing angle and backlighting suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Troubleshoot Surface screen brightness
Try these solutions if the Surface touchscreen display is too dark or too light, or if it flickers, goes black, or appears distorted.
Surface touchscreen stops responding
Try these solutions for your Microsoft Surface if the touchscreen stops responding to touch gestures.
Troubleshoot Surface screen rotation
Troubleshoot issues with screen rotation on your Microsoft Surface. Find out how to lock and unlock screen rotation.
Connect Surface Pro to a TV, monitor, or projector
Connect Surface Pro to a TV, monitor, or projector by using the Surface HD Digital AV Adapter or the Surface VGA Adapter.
Trouble connecting Surface to a second screen?
If you’re having trouble getting things working when you try to connect Surface to a TV, monitor, or projector, try these solutions to help fix the problem.
Safety and regulatory information for Microsoft Surface
Read safety instructions, warnings, and regulatory information for Surface.