How to get service for Surface

If your Surface product needs service, you can request it online. Here’s how.

Applies to

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

Register your Surface product

If you haven’t already registered your Surface product, go to to do so.

To register, you’ll need:

Online registration isn’t available for business customers. For more info, see Surface Support for Business.

Time to complete: about three minutes.

Troubleshoot the problem

Before sending your Surface in for service, try resetting it. Resetting your Surface may help resolve common issues and could save you time and effort. For more info, see Restore or reset Surface.

See the following pages for info on warranty, service, and recovery options for your Surface:

If you can’t solve the problem with troubleshooting, contact us.

If you continue to have a problem, you can open a service request and send your Surface product in for service.

Send us the product

After you’ve opened your service request, we’ll send you an email with shipping instructions.

Prepare your Surface

Before sending us your Surface, back up your files and remove all your accessories. For details, see How to prepare your Surface for service.

You can check the status of your service request at any time.

What to do after service

When you get a Surface back from our service center, follow the steps in Set up your Surface after service.

Accessories, such as Typing Covers, the power supply, and Surface adapters, will be ready to use as soon as you connect them.

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