Battery and power
Surface RT battery and power
Find out how to check your battery status and charge your Surface RT battery.
Surface Pro battery and power
Learn about the Surface Pro battery – how to make the battery last and charge it when it's low.
Power, sleep, and wake: Surface power states
Learn how to turn Surface on and off, wake it up, and lock and unlock the touchscreen.
Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 power states
Find out about Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 power states. Learn how to turn Surface on and shut it down, make it go to sleep, and how to restart it.
Learn about Power Cover, the traditional keyboard that provides backup battery for your Surface
Troubleshoot Power Cover
If your Surface Power Cover isn’t working right, try these solutions to fix the problem.
Surface battery won’t charge
Try these solutions if you’re having problems getting your Surface battery to charge.