Browse topics for Surface 2
- 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
- Personalization and Ease of Access
- Security, Sign-in and Accounts
- Storage, files and folders
- Surface for business
- Touch, Mouse and Search
- Warranty, Service and Recovery
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.
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.
Learn more about Touch Cover -- a pressure-sensitive keyboard that is also a a protective cover for your Surface.
Troubleshoot your Surface Cover
If the keys or touchpad on your Surface Touch Cover or Type Cover don’t respond to typing or touch, try these steps to fix the issue.
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 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 the Surface Type Covers - the slim, traditional keyboards with moving keys.
Find out which Surface keyboard 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 2 features
Learn about the features of Surface 2.
Surface battery and power
Find out how to check your battery status and charge the battery on Surface.
Surface power states
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.
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 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.
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.