Browse topics for Surface Pro
- Warranty Overview
- Getting Started
- Apps and Windows Store
- Email and Communication
- 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
- Touch, Mouse and Search
- Warranty, Service and Recovery
- Web Browsing
Get started with Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2
Learn some important basics about using your new Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2.
Update Surface from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1
If your Microsoft Surface is still running Windows RT 8 or Windows 8, it’s time to update to the latest version of Windows.
Get to know Windows
Learn how to use the charms, customize the Start screen, do the basics, and work with apps on Microsoft Surface.
Set up your Surface
New Surface? Find out how to set up your new Surface.
Surface Pro features
Learn about the features of Surface Pro–a powerful PC in tablet form.
Troubleshoot Surface activation
Learn what to do if you get a message on your Surface that says that you need to activate Windows.
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.
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.
Charms: Search, share, start, devices, and settings
Learn how to use the charms to search, share, play to printers and devices, and change settings on Microsoft Surface.
Touch: Tap, swipe, and beyond
Copy and paste using touch. To select text using touch, tap a word then drag the circles at each end of the highlighted text to extend the selection.
Install apps on Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2
Learn how to find, install, and uninstall, apps on your Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2.
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.
Add a Bluetooth device
Learn how to get Bluetooth® devices, such as wireless mice, keyboards, and headsets, working with your Surface.
Browse the web with Internet Explorer
Surfing the web on Microsoft Surface is sharp, colorful, and fast. Find out how to get started with Internet Explorer.
Listen to music on Surface
Read about how to create playlists and purchase songs from the Xbox Music Store, using the built-in Music app.
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.
Share photos, links and more
Use the Share charm to share links, photos, and more from your Microsoft Surface.
How do I redeem a gift card or promotional code? Windows.com
Learn how to redeem a gift card or promotional code in the Windows Store.
Watch TV shows, movies and videos on your Surface
With the Video app that comes with Surface, you can buy and rent the latest movies and TV shows, and watch them while you’re on the go or on the couch.