Surface storage

Pre-installed software and apps use a significant amount of the internal disk space on your Surface.

Applies to

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

Applies to

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

Operating system:

How much disk space do I have?

The amount of free disk space available for your music, photos, videos, and other content depends on which Surface you have.
Model
Available disk space
Surface Book
i5 / 128 GB
99 GB
i5 / 256 GB
220 GB
i7 / 256 GB
218 GB
i7 / 512 GB
451 GB
Surface Pro 4
m3 / 128 GB
102 GB
i5 / 128 GB
102 GB
i5 / 256 GB
216 GB
i7 / 256 GB
215 GB
i7 / 512 GB
451 GB
Surface 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
93 GB
Surface Pro 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface 2
32 GB
18 GB
64 GB
47 GB
Surface Pro 2
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface Pro
64 GB
30 GB
128 GB
89 GB
Surface RT
32 GB
15 GB
64 GB
45 GB

How can I add storage space?

If you need more storage space, you can use one of the following storage options:

  • OneDrive: Save your files on OneDrive—free cloud storage that comes with your Microsoft account.
  • MicroSD card: Insert a microSD memory card into the microSD card slot on your Surface. If you have a Surface Book, you can use a full-size SD card.
  • USB flash drive or hard drive: Insert a USB flash drive or hard drive into the USB port on your Surface.

For more info about adding storage space, see Surface storage options.

What software and apps come with my Surface?

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed, and productive come pre-installed and ready to use on your Surface. For more details, see All about apps and get more apps.


How much disk space do I have?

The amount of free disk space available for your music, photos, videos, and other content depends on which Surface you have.
Model
Available disk space
Surface 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
93 GB
Surface Pro 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface 2
32 GB
18 GB
64 GB
47 GB
Surface Pro 2
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface Pro
64 GB
30 GB
128 GB
89 GB
Surface RT
32 GB
15 GB
64 GB
45 GB

How can I add storage space?

If you need more storage space, you can use one of the following storage options:

  • OneDrive. Save your files on OneDrive—free cloud storage that comes with your Microsoft account.
  • microSD card. Insert a microSD memory card into the microSD card slot on your Surface.
  • USB flash drive or hard drive. Insert a USB flash drive or hard drive into the USB port on your Surface.

For more info about adding storage space, see Surface storage options.

What software and apps come with my Surface?

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed, and productive come preinstalled and ready to use on your Surface. For more details, see All about apps and get more apps.


How much disk space do I have?

The amount of free disk space available for your music, photos, videos, and other content depends on which Surface you have.
Model
Available disk space
Surface 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
93 GB
Surface Pro 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface 2
32 GB
18 GB
64 GB
47 GB
Surface Pro 2
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface Pro
64 GB
30 GB
128 GB
89 GB
Surface RT
32 GB
15 GB
64 GB
45 GB

How can I add storage space?

If you need more storage space, you can use one of the following storage options:

  • OneDrive. Save your files on OneDrive—free cloud storage that comes with your Microsoft account.
  • microSD card. Insert a microSD memory card into the microSD card slot on your Surface.
  • USB flash drive or hard drive. Insert a USB flash drive or hard drive into the USB port on your Surface.

For more info about adding storage space, see Surface storage options.

What software and apps come with my Surface?

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed, and productive come preinstalled and ready to use on your Surface. For more details, see All about apps and get more apps.


How much disk space do I have?

The amount of free disk space available for your music, photos, videos, and other content depends on which Surface you have.
Model
Available disk space
Surface 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
93 GB
Surface Pro 3
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface 2
32 GB
18 GB
64 GB
47 GB
Surface Pro 2
64 GB
37 GB
128 GB
97 GB
256 GB
212 GB
512 GB
451 GB
Surface Pro
64 GB
30 GB
128 GB
89 GB
Surface RT
32 GB
15 GB
64 GB
45 GB

How can I add storage space?

If you need more storage space, you can use one of the following storage options:

  • OneDrive. Save your files on OneDrive—free cloud storage that comes with your Microsoft account.
  • microSD card. Insert a microSD memory card into the microSD card slot on your Surface.
  • USB flash drive or hard drive. Insert a USB flash drive or hard drive into the USB port on your Surface.

For more info about adding storage space, see Surface storage options.

What software and apps come with my Surface?

Apps to help you stay connected, entertained, informed, and productive come preinstalled and ready to use on your Surface. For more details, see All about apps and get more apps.


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