Browse topics for Surface Book
- Getting Started
- Apps and Windows Store
- Hardware and Drivers
- Install, Update, and Activate
- Music, Photos and Video
- Networking and connectivity
- Office Apps
- Performance and Maintenance
- Personalisation and Ease of Access
- Security, Sign-in and Accounts
- Storage, files and folders
- Surface for business
- Touch, Mouse and Search
- Warranty, Service and Recovery
- Quick Start: Surface Book (PDF, English only)
Troubleshoot installing Surface or Windows updates
If updates fail to install, you get an error message, or Surface freezes when you’re installing an update, try these solutions.
Get Started with Surface Book
Find out how to get going with your Surface Book- tips for using touch, setting up email, and much more.
Surface User Guides
Download the User Guide (PDF format) for your Surface. Get how-to info and tips to help you get the most out of your tablet.
Set up your Surface
New Surface? Find out how to set up your new Surface.
Install Surface and Windows updates
Learn how to install the latest updates for your Surface and Windows.
Surface Book features
Learn about all the features of your Surface Book.
How to switch between modes on Surface Book
Learn how you can transform your Surface Book to work as a laptop, tablet, drawing surface, or for giving a presentation by switching modes.
Register your Surface
Register your Surface product for quicker access to technical support from Answer Desk, and to easily check the status of your warranty.
Set up and use email
Use the Mail app or Outlook, if you have it, to read and respond to email from multiple email accounts on Surface.
Using the desktop
Learn how to pin apps to the desktop taskbar, close or minimize Windows apps with a mouse click.
Watch TV shows, movies and videos on your Surface
Use the Video app or the Movies and TV app to buy and rent the latest movies and TV shows, and watch them while you’re on the go or on the couch.
View and import photos and home videos
Find out how to view photos on your Surface and import photos and videos from your camera or phone.
Add a Bluetooth device
Learn how to get Bluetooth® devices, such as wireless mice, keyboards, and headsets, working with your Surface.
Use Windows Ink
Learn about Windows Ink Workspace and using a pen with Windows 10.
Move photos, files, and mail from Mac to Surface
Feel confident that your photos, files, mail, and more are safely on your new Surface.
12 tips for using Surface and Windows
Learn how to do things on your Surface that you might have done in a different way on your Mac.
Using Surface with iPhone, iCloud, and iTunes
Your iPhone and Surface work great together. Just set up iTunes and iCloud on your Surface, and then connect your phone.