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Apps and Windows Store
Apps for your Surface
Check out some of the great apps that come installed on your Surface and find out how to get more.
Start, find, and close apps on Surface
Learn how to quickly start, find, and close apps on Surface using touch, mouse, and keyboard techniques.
Install and uninstall apps on Surface
Learn how to find, install, and uninstall apps from the Windows Store. Find out how to update apps or remove apps you no longer use.
Troubleshoot Windows apps on Surface
Learn what you can do if you’re having problems with a Windows app on Surface and find out where you can get more support for Windows apps.
Troubleshoot desktop apps on Surface
Learn what to do if you’re having problems with a desktop app on Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro 3, or Surface 3.
Can't find or install a Windows Store app?
If you're having trouble finding and installing apps from the Windows Store on your Surface, regional settings or hidden apps could be causing the problem.
How do I fix desktop app display issues?
If a desktop app doesn’t look right on your Surface Pro, you might be having display scaling issues that are best resolved by updating to Windows 8.1.
Switch between open apps
Quickly switch between open apps on Surface using touch, mouse, or the keyboard.
Use more than one app at a time
See how you can resize apps and them side by side when you snap apps on your Surface.
Manage apps and services with Task Manager Windows.com
Task Manager lets you see which apps and services are running on your PC, and lets you control which apps start up automatically when you start Windows.
SmartGlass app on Xbox Live Xbox.com
Learn how to install, use, and troubleshoot SmartGlass app on Xbox Live.
Use the Games app to buy games Xbox.com
You can buy games for your Surface and for your Xbox 360 console from the Games app on the Start screen.
Xbox on Windows Xbox.com
Get help with Xbox apps on Windows.
Why can't I sign in to the Windows Store? Windows.com
If you are sure you've entered the correct account name and password but still can't sign in, follow these steps to reset your password.
Add or edit your payment method for the Windows Store Windows.com
Learn how to edit the payment method you use to buy things from Windows Store, and review your purchases.