Applies to

Surface 3, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, Surface Book.

Applies to

Surface RT, Surface 2.

Applies to

Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface 3, Surface Pro 3.

Applies to

Surface RT, Surface 2.

Operating system:

All about apps and getting more apps

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed and productive come pre-installed and ready to use on your Surface. Find more apps quickly and easily in the Windows Store.


Note
Some apps might not be available in your country or region.

Apps pre-installed on your Surface

Here are some of the apps that come ready to go on your new Surface.

OneNote tile OneNote

You can use the OneNote app on your Surface to take notes and store them in the cloud. With OneNote, you’ll have your notes whenever you need them - on your computer, phone, or on the web. If you have the Bluetooth®-enabled Surface Pen, you can open OneNote with a click of the pen’s top button. For more info, see Using OneNote on Surface.

Mail tile Mail

Mail automatically organises your inbox. You can add multiple accounts and access them through this single point. You can also flag, archive or delete messages by swiping to the left or right, or mark messages as read or unread. See Set up and use email to get started.

Calendar tile Calendar

Use Calendar to manage your busy schedule. Use the What’s next view to see what’s on the schedule, or look at entire days, weeks, work weeks or months.

People tile People

The People app brings all your contacts together in a single space. See each contact’s email address, phone number, website and other information at a glance.

Microsoft Edge tile Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge gives you fast and fluid access to the Internet. Open pages in Reading View, save them to your reading list, or take notes right on the page using Inking. Check out Meet Microsoft Edge for details.

Music tile Music

Music lets you access your music collection and more from your Surface.

Camera tile Camera

The Camera app lets you take regular photos, photo bursts or video using either the front or back camera on your Surface. See Take photos and videos with Surface for how-to info.

Photos tile Photos

Edit and organise your photos using the Photos app. Crop, enhance and add effects to your images and set them to be the lock screen background.

Films and TV tile Films & TV

Films & TV brings you the latest films and TV programmes as well as featured hits. It offers recommendations based on what you’ve watched, making it easier to find something new that you’ll like. Check out Watch TV programmes, films and videos to get started.

News tile News

News brings you the latest breaking stories as well as more in-depth coverage. You can customise the coverage to add more local information or highlight the topics you choose.

Weather tile Weather

The Weather app offers hourly, daily and 10-day forecasts as well as historical information and annual weather trends. You can also add locations, so you can see not only the information for where you are, but for where you might be heading.

Money tile Money

Money covers not only the fast-moving market conditions, but lets you track your portfolio, browse financial news articles, and access tools and calculators for common financial tasks.

Sports tile Sports

Sports brings you scoreboards, schedules, videos, slide shows, and news headlines and stories to help you keep up to date with the world of sports and your favourite teams.

Maps tile Maps

Maps lets you see your current location, zoom in for greater detail, zoom out for a bigger picture, scroll or search for new locations, get directions, and more.

Recommended apps

Surface app icon Surface

Get the most out of your Surface. The Surface app provides you with customisation options and the opportunity to learn more about your Surface. Give feedback on your experience so we can keep making it better. The Surface app is a free download on the Windows Store. For more info, see Install and use the Surface app.

Get more apps

Ready to get even more apps? You can download apps for your Surface from the Windows Store or install apps that you installed on other PCs. For steps and more info, see Install and uninstall apps on Surface.


All about apps and getting more apps

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed and productive come pre-installed and ready to use on your Surface. Find more apps quickly and easily in the Windows Store.


Note
Some apps might not be available in your country or region.

Apps pre-installed on your Surface

Here are some of the apps that come ready to go on your new Surface.

OneNote tile OneNote

You can use the OneNote app on your Surface to take notes and store them in the cloud. With OneNote, you’ll have your notes whenever you need them - on your computer, phone, or on the web. If you have the Bluetooth®-enabled Surface Pen, you can open OneNote with a click of the pen’s top button. For more info, see Using OneNote on Surface.

Flipboard tile Flipboard

Flipboard is your personal magazine. It collects the news, stories, articles, videos, and photos you care about in one location, including what your friends are sharing on up to 12 social networks.

OneDrive tile OneDrive

OneDrive is cloud, or online, storage that lets you access your files from anywhere with an Internet connection. You can also choose to make some, or all, of your files available offline when you’re not connected to the web. For more info, see Using OneDrive on Surface.

Mail tile Mail

Mail automatically organises your inbox. You can add multiple accounts and access them through this single point. It also offers quick views of your favourite people, flagged messages, folders, newsletters and social updates. See Set up and use email to get started.

Calendar tile Calendar

Use Calendar to manage your busy schedule. Use the What’s next view to see what’s on the schedule, or look at entire days, weeks, work weeks or months.

Skype tile Skype

Skype helps you stay connected to your friends and family. Instant message, call or video call your Skype contacts and even snap Skype to one side and chat while you use a second app. You can also use Skype to contact landline and mobile phones with Skype credits or a subscription. For more info, see Chat, call and video call with Skype.

People tile People

The People app brings all your contacts together in a single space. See what’s new and get social media updates as well as add your own updates and comments from one place.

Internet Explorer Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives you fast and fluid access to the Internet. Check out Browse the web with Internet Explorer for details.

Music tile Music

Xbox Music lets you access your music collection and more from your Surface.

Camera tile Camera

The Camera app lets you take regular photos, panoramic photos or video using either the front or back camera on your Surface. See Take photos and videos with Surface for how-to info.

Photos tile Photos

Edit and organise your photos using the Photos app. Crop, enhance and add effects to your images and set them to be the lock screen background or on the Photos tile.

Video tile Video

Xbox Video brings you the latest films and TV programmes as well as featured hits. It offers recommendations based on what you’ve watched, making it easier to find something new that you’ll like. Check out Watch TV programmes, films and videos to get started.

Games tile Games

Find new games or play old favourites using Games. Explore the Windows Store to see new releases, browse games by genre or search.

Health & Fitness app Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness is a single app that offers a host of health-related features. Access exercise videos, nutritional and medical references, and exercise, diet and health trackers.

Food & Drink app Food & Drink

Food & Drink offers recipes, wine information and cooking guides. You can even set it to Hands-Free Mode, which uses your camera to let you wave a hand and move the recipe to the next page, eliminating the need to get sticky fingers on your Surface.

News tile News

News brings you the latest breaking stories as well as more in-depth coverage. You can customise the coverage to add more local information or highlight the topics you choose.

Weather tile Weather

The Weather app offers hourly, daily and 10-day forecasts as well as historical information and annual weather trends. You can also add locations, so you can see not only the information for where you are, but for where you might be heading.

Finance tile Money

Money covers not only the fast-moving market conditions, but lets you track your portfolio, browse financial news articles, and access tools and calculators for common financial tasks.

Sports tile Sports

Sports brings you scoreboards, schedules, videos, slideshows, and news headlines and stories to help you keep up to date with the world of sports and your favourite teams.

Reading List app Reading List

Find a great article or video but just don’t have time to read or watch it now? Share it to the Reading List and it will bookmark it for you, so you can read or watch when you’re ready. Just open the Reading List app for quick access.

Maps tile Maps

Maps lets you see your current location, zoom in for greater detail, zoom out for a bigger picture, scroll or search for new locations, get directions, and more.

Get more apps

Ready to get even more apps? You can download apps for your Surface from the Windows Store or install apps that you installed on other PCs. For steps and more info, see Install and uninstall apps on Surface.


All about apps and getting more apps

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed and productive come pre-installed and ready to use on your Surface. Find more apps quickly and easily in the Windows Store.


Note
Some apps might not be available in your country or region.

Apps pre-installed on your Surface

Here are some of the apps that come ready to go on your new Surface.

OneNote tile OneNote

You can use the OneNote app on your Surface to take notes and store them in the cloud. With OneNote, you’ll have your notes whenever you need them - on your computer, phone, or on the web. If you have the Bluetooth®-enabled Surface Pen, you can open OneNote with a click of the pen’s top button. For more info, see Using OneNote on Surface.

Flipboard tile Flipboard

Flipboard is your personal magazine. It collects the news, stories, articles, videos, and photos you care about in one location, including what your friends are sharing on up to 12 social networks.

OneDrive tile OneDrive

OneDrive is cloud, or online, storage that lets you access your files from anywhere with an Internet connection. You can also choose to make some, or all, of your files available offline when you are not connected to the web. For more info, see Using OneDrive on Surface.

Mail tile Mail

Mail automatically organises your inbox. You can add multiple accounts and access them through this single point. It also offers quick views of your favourite people, flagged messages, folders, newsletters and social updates. See Set up and use email to get started.

Calendar tile Calendar

Use Calendar to manage your busy schedule. Use the What’s next view to see what’s on the schedule, or choose to see entire days, weeks, work weeks or months.

Skype tile Skype

Skype helps you stay connected to your friends and family. Instant message, call, or video call your Skype contacts and even snap Skype to one side and chat while you are using a second app. You can use Skype to contact landline and mobile phones too with Skype credits or a subscription. For more info, see Chat, call and video call with Skype.

People tile People

The People app brings all your contacts together in a single space. See what’s new and get social media updates as well as add your own updates and comments from one place.

Internet Explorer Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives you fast and fluid access to the Internet. Check out Browse the web with Internet Explorer for details.

Music tile Music

Xbox Music lets you access your music collection and more from your Surface.

Camera tile Camera

The Camera app lets you take regular photos, panoramic photos, or shoot video using either the front or back camera on your Surface. See Take photos and videos with Surface for how-to info.

Photos tile Photos

Edit and organise your photos using the Photos app. Crop, enhance and add effects to your images and set them to be the lock screen background or on the Photos tile.

Video tile Video

Xbox video brings you the latest movies and TV shows as well as featured hits. It offers recommendations based on what you’ve watched, making it easier to find something new that you’ll like. Check out Watch TV shows, movies and videos to get started.

Games tile Games

Find new games or play old favourites using Games. Explore the Windows Store to see new releases, browse games by genre or search.

Health & Fitness app Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness is a single app that offers a host of health-related features. Access exercise videos, nutritional and medical references, and exercise, diet and health trackers.

Food & Drink app Food & Drink

Food & Drink offers recipes, wine information and cooking guides. You can even set it to Hands-free mode, which uses your camera to let you wave a hand and move the recipe to the next page, eliminating the need to get sticky fingers on your Surface.

News tile News

News brings you the latest breaking stories as well as more in depth coverage. You can customise the coverage to add more local information or highlight the topics you choose.

Weather tile Weather

The Weather app offers hourly, daily and 10-day forecasts as well as historical information and annual weather trends. You can add locations too so you can see not only the information for where you are, but for where you might be heading.

Finance tile Finance

Finance covers not only the fast moving market conditions, but lets you track your portfolio, browse financial news articles, and access tools and calculators for common financial tasks.

Sports tile Sports

Sports brings you scoreboards, schedules, videos, slide shows, and news stories and headlines to help you keep up to date with the world of sports and your favourite teams.

Reading List app Reading List

Find a great article or video but just don’t have time to read or watch it now? Share it to the Reading List and it will bookmark it for you, so you can read or watch when you are ready. Just open the Reading List app for quick access.

Maps tile Maps

Maps let you see your current location, zoom in for greater detail, zoom out for a bigger picture, scroll or search for new locations, get directions, and more.

Recommended apps

Surface app icon Surface

Get the most out of your Surface. The Surface app provides you with customisation options and the opportunity to learn more about your Surface. Give feedback on your experience so we can keep making it better. The Surface app is a free download on the Windows Store. For more info, see Install and use the Surface app.

Get more apps

Ready to get even more apps? You can download apps for your Surface from the Windows Store or install apps that you installed on other PCs. For steps and more info, see Install and uninstall apps on Surface.


All about apps and getting more apps

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed and productive come pre-installed and ready to use on your Surface. Find more apps quickly and easily in the Windows Store.


Note
Some apps might not be available in your country or region.

Apps pre-installed on your Surface

Here are some of the apps that come ready to go on your new Surface.

OneNote tile OneNote

You can use the OneNote app on your Surface to take notes and store them in the cloud. With OneNote, you’ll have your notes whenever you need them - on your computer, phone, or on the web. If you have the Bluetooth®-enabled Surface Pen, you can open OneNote with a click of the pen’s top button. For more info, see Using OneNote on Surface.

Flipboard tile Flipboard

Flipboard is your personal magazine. It collects the news, stories, articles, videos, and photos you care about in one location, including what your friends are sharing on up to 12 social networks.

OneDrive tile OneDrive

OneDrive is cloud, or online, storage that lets you access your files from anywhere with an Internet connection. You can also choose to make some, or all, of your files available offline when you are not connected to the web. For more info, see Using OneDrive on Surface.

Mail tile Mail

Mail automatically organises your inbox. You can add multiple accounts and access them through this single point. It also offers quick views of your favourite people, flagged messages, folders, newsletters and social updates. See Set up and use email to get started.

Calendar tile Calendar

Use Calendar to manage your busy schedule. Use the What’s next view to see what’s on the schedule, or choose to see entire days, weeks, work weeks or months.

Skype tile Skype

Skype helps you stay connected to your friends and family. Instant message, call, or video call your Skype contacts and even snap Skype to one side and chat while you are using a second app. You can use Skype to contact landline and mobile phones too with Skype credits or a subscription. For more info, see Chat, call and video call with Skype.

People tile People

The People app brings all your contacts together in a single space. See what’s new and get social media updates as well as add your own updates and comments from one place.

Internet Explorer Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives you fast and fluid access to the Internet. Check out Browse the web with Internet Explorer for details.

Music tile Music

Xbox Music lets you access your music collection and more from your Surface.

Camera tile Camera

The Camera app lets you take regular photos, panoramic photos, or shoot video using either the front or back camera on your Surface. See Take photos and videos with Surface for how-to info.

Photos tile Photos

Edit and organise your photos using the Photos app. Crop, enhance and add effects to your images and set them to be the lock screen background or on the Photos tile.

Video tile Video

Xbox video brings you the latest movies and TV shows as well as featured hits. It offers recommendations based on what you’ve watched, making it easier to find something new that you’ll like. Check out Watch TV shows, movies and videos to get started.

Games tile Games

Find new games or play old favourites using Games. Explore the Windows Store to see new releases, browse games by genre or search.

Health & Fitness app Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness is a single app that offers a host of health-related features. Access exercise videos, nutritional and medical references, and exercise, diet and health trackers.

Food & Drink app Food & Drink

Food & Drink offers recipes, wine information and cooking guides. You can even set it to Hands-free mode, which uses your camera to let you wave a hand and move the recipe to the next page, eliminating the need to get sticky fingers on your Surface.

News tile News

News brings you the latest breaking stories as well as more in depth coverage. You can customise the coverage to add more local information or highlight the topics you choose.

Weather tile Weather

The Weather app offers hourly, daily and 10-day forecasts as well as historical information and annual weather trends. You can add locations too so you can see not only the information for where you are, but for where you might be heading.

Finance tile Finance

Finance covers not only the fast moving market conditions, but lets you track your portfolio, browse financial news articles, and access tools and calculators for common financial tasks.

Sports tile Sports

Sports brings you scoreboards, schedules, videos, slide shows, and news stories and headlines to help you keep up to date with the world of sports and your favourite teams.

Reading List app Reading List

Find a great article or video but just don’t have time to read or watch it now? Share it to the Reading List and it will bookmark it for you, so you can read or watch when you are ready. Just open the Reading List app for quick access.

Maps tile Maps

Maps let you see your current location, zoom in for greater detail, zoom out for a bigger picture, scroll or search for new locations, get directions, and more.

Recommended apps

Surface app icon Surface

Get the most out of your Surface. The Surface app provides you with customisation options and the opportunity to learn more about your Surface. Give feedback on your experience so we can keep making it better. The Surface app is a free download on the Windows Store. For more info, see Install and use the Surface app.

Get more apps

Ready to get even more apps? You can download apps for your Surface from the Windows Store or install apps that you installed on other PCs. For steps and more info, see Install and uninstall apps on Surface.