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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. How to adjust the volume and add audio accessories.
Troubleshoot Surface sound and audio accessories
Solutions to solving problems if you are having trouble hearing or recording sound with your Surface speakers, mics or connected audio accessories.
Add a Bluetooth device
How to get Bluetooth® devices, such as wireless mice, keyboards, and headsets, working with your Surface.
Troubleshoot Bluetooth devices on Surface
Solutions to solving issues with Bluetooth® devices on your Surface. Your device has to be enabled, discoverable and within range.
Take photos and videos with Surface
Use Surface to make video calls, record videos and take pictures. The built-in Camera app can help you get even more out of your Surface cameras.
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.
Connect a USB mouse, printer and more
How to connect a USB device, such as a printer, mouse or external hard drive, to your Microsoft Surface.
Learn more about Touch Cover -- a pressure-sensitive keyboard that is also a protective cover for your Surface.
Troubleshoot Touch Cover or Type Cover
Try these steps if your Touch Cover or Type Cover is not working correctly.
Wireless Adapter for Typing Covers
Wirelessly connect any Surface Typing Cover to your Surface. With Surface Wireless Adapter for Typing Covers, you can use your Cover up to 30 feet distance.
Touchpad use and settings
Surface Typing Covers have a two-button touchpad that supports gestures and works like a mouse. Explore its features and learn how to change touchpad settings.
Learn more about Type Cover -- the slim, traditional keyboard with moving keys.
Troubleshoot Power Cover
If your Surface Power Cover isn’t working right, try these solutions to fix the problem.
Determine which Surface typing cover you have
Learn about differences between Surface keyboards that will help you tell them apart and figure out which one you have.
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 model or Surface 3.
Troubleshoot docking stations for Surface Pro and Surface 3
If you're having problems with your Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro 3 or Surface 3 while it's in a Surface docking station, here are a few things to try.
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
Finding information to solve issues with the Pro Pen that's included with Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2. Also get answers to frequently asked questions.
Battery and power for Surface Pro and Surface 3
Find out how to check your battery status and charge the battery on Surface Pro models or Surface 3.
Surface Pro and Surface 3 power states
Learn about the power states on Surface Pro models and Surface 3. Learn how to turn Surface on, shut it down, restart and wake it, and put it into a power-saving state.
Surface won't turn on, Windows won't start or the battery won't charge
If your Surface won't turn on, gets stuck during Windows startup or isn't charging, try these solutions.
Print and scan from Surface
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. How to lock and unlock screen rotation.
Connect Surface Pro or Surface 3 to a TV, monitor or projector
Connect Surface Pro or Surface 3 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?
Try these solutions if you are having trouble connecting the Surface to a TV, monitor or projector.
Safety and regulatory information for Microsoft Surface
Read safety instructions, warnings and regulatory information for the Surface.