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

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.

Available disk space
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 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
35 GB
128 GB
95 GB
256 GB
210 GB
512 GB
449 GB
Surface RT
32 GB
15 GB
64 GB
44 GB

How can I add more storage space?

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

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

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