Meet with a product expert for free, personal help
Connect one-on-one with a Microsoft Store associate online. Our experts can help you choose and order any product we carry. And if you need setup assistance or product training, our team is here for that, too.
If you have questions before you buy, you’ve come to the right place. We can help you compare items, go over product compatibility, and even help you place an order.Book a free shopping appointment
Which Surface is right for you?
Power, portability, versatility—whatever features you need, there’s a Surface to match. Book an online appointment to get expert advice as you compare and customize your new device.
Shop Microsoft 365 with a pro
Microsoft 365 is designed to help you achieve more with innovative Office apps, intelligent cloud services, and world-class security. Set up a free appointment to explore your options.
How to book an appointment
Choose your topic
Select ‘Book an appointment’ and choose what kind of advice you want. This helps us connect you with the right expert from the get-go.
Pick your day and time
Pick an available day and time and provide us with some basic info.
Get your video link
We’ll send you a confirmation email with a Microsoft Teams video link. (Feel free to turn off your camera if you’d prefer an audio call.)
Manage your appointment
If you need to change anything about your appointment, just follow the instructions in your confirmation email.
Real reviews from real customers
"The expert was pitch perfect in his assistance helping me determine which device was going to work best for my student. I left feeling confident in my purchase. Five stars across the board."
"Very helpful in making me feel comfortable enough to consider a purchase without being able to go to a retail location."
"I had never had an online shopping experience before, and this made me very likely to try it again. My expert was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful!"
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Frequently asked questions
There is no associated cost or expectation to purchase. We know that shopping for the right tech can be tricky, and our product experts are available to answer questions and provide insightful advice with zero pressure to buy.
You do not need to download the Microsoft Teams app; however, it will offer an optimal experience. To join your appointment, simply select the “Join your appointment” button provided in your confirmation or reminder emails and sign in as a guest through a web browser.
If joining via desktop browser, we recommend using Edge or Chrome to ensure a fully supported experience. Other browsers may experience problems joining the session. Select “Allow” when prompted by the browser for access to your microphone and camera. (You’ll have the option to mute your microphone and turn off video before joining and at any point during the call.) Then provide your name and select the “Join now” button to enter the virtual lobby. A Microsoft Store associate will admit you into your session.
If joining via smartphone or tablet, the page will open in your mobile browser. Enter your name and select the “Get started” button. Select “Allow” when prompted by the browser for access to your microphone and camera. (You’ll have the option to mute your microphone and turn off video before joining and at any point during the call.) Select “Join meeting lobby” and a Microsoft Store associate will admit you into the session.
Our experts can help you with any item we sell at Microsoft Store. You can ask about Surface devices, other PCs and tablets, accessories, Microsoft 365 plans, gaming products, including Xbox and PC, VR and mixed-reality experiences, Windows, and more.
Yes. Our product experts will give you the option to either add items to your cart for you and complete the transaction or walk you through adding items to your own cart.
No. You have the option to turn your camera off or on at any point during the call.
Some customers find it useful to record the session for reference, but it’s up to you. At the beginning of the session, you’ll be given the option to record. You can then opt in, or out.
Yes, but you’ll need to do this on your first call with the product expert. They’ll schedule the follow-up session for you.
Yes. You can book for someone else as long as the account holder is 18 years of age or 19 in some provinces in Canada and will be in the session.
Yes. Captions can be turned on during the conversation.
You can make changes to your booking here. You’ll need the confirmation number found in your confirmation email.
We'll ship your order for free. No minimum purchase required.
30-day free returns
Return almost any product in like-new condition in its original packaging within 30 days. Get up to 60 days for Surface devices.*
30-day price promise
If you make a purchase from Microsoft Store and we lower the price within 30 days, contact us and we'll refund you the difference. Enjoy our price promise for up to 60 days on Surface devices. Some exclusions may apply.**
Microsoft Store offers free personal shopping assistance by video, audio call, or chat. Book an online appointment or chat live with a product expert for guidance, recommendations, and help placing orders. We can help with all things Surface, Microsoft 365, Xbox, Windows PCs, gaming, and more.
*Extended return offer period available with Surface devices purchased from Microsoft Store in select markets. Return process must be started within 60 days after customer received the device. Not available for purchases by reseller customers. Extended return offer period limited to 5 device returns total per eligible customer. Excludes Surface Hub. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time. Other exclusions and limits may apply. Microsoft Store return policy applies to extended returns. See applicable Microsoft Terms of Sale for more information.
**Offer valid on purchases of physical products made at Microsoft Store for 30 days from purchase date, or 60 days for Surface products, excluding Surface Hub (“Offer Period”). Customer is eligible for price adjustment only if the price of the purchased physical product or Surface is reduced during the Offer Period and in stock for purchase. Customer must contact Microsoft Store Sales & Support with order number and any other information requested by a representative for price adjustment. Credit will be provided to same method of payment. Limited to 5 devices per eligible Customer during the Offer Period, maximum of 1 price adjustment per device. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time.
We are not able to offer this service to residents of Quebec, Canada.
You must be over the age of 18 to book an appointment.