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Personalization and Ease of Access
Windows Ease of Access features on Surface
Learn about Windows Ease of Access features including High Contrast Magnifier, Narrator, and On-Screen Keyboard.
Make your PC easier to use Windows.com
There are lots of ways to tailor Windows to your needs and preferences. Here's how.
Make the text on your screen larger or smaller Windows.com
Learn how to make the text (and other things like icons) larger without changing the screen resolution.
Using the desktop
Learn how to pin apps to the desktop taskbar, close or minimize Windows Store apps with a mouse click, and go to the desktop when you sign in.
Hear text read aloud with Narrator Windows.com
Here are detailed instructions on setting up and using Narrator.
How to use Speech Recognition Windows.com
Learn how to control your PC with your voice and dictate text.
Use Magnifier to see items on the screen Windows.com
Learn to use the Magnifier feature to enlarge part or all of your screen, and find out how to adjust the settings to meet your needs.
Use text or visual alternatives to sounds Windows.com
You can use visual cues rather than sounds in many apps by changing your PC settings. Here's how.
Customize settings for Surface and apps
Settings control the way your Surface looks and works. Check out all the ways you can make your Surface and apps work just how you want.
Sync your settings and favorites
You can sync your settings and preferences across PCs running Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 by using a Microsoft account.
Add a language or keyboard Windows.com
You can change the language that you use to read and write in Windows, apps, and the web. You can also choose special keyboard layouts.
Rearranging tiles on Start Windows.com
Learn how to customize the tiles on your Start screen.
Adding apps, websites, and more to Start Windows.com
Pin your favorite apps, websites, and more to the Start screen.
Where is Control Panel? Windows.com
There are a few different ways to find and change your settings: PC settings, Control Panel, the Settings charm, and Search. Learn how to access each of them.