Posted by: kurtsh | October 5, 2021

DOWNLOAD: Surface Apps from Microsoft

With the release of Surface Pro 8, Surface Go 3, Surface Duo 2 and Surface Laptop Studio, it seems like a good time to revisit the different apps available from Microsoft for your Surface hardware.

Here’s a list of apps available for your Surface Hardware – generally Surface Pro 3 and above:

imageSurface App
Get the most out of your Surface. The Surface app provides you with customization options and opportunity to learn more about your Surface device. Give feedback on your experience so we can keep making it better. Safety, warranty, and regulatory info is there whenever you need it.

imageSurface Diagnostic Toolkit
For Surface 3 devices and newer. Part educator, part detective, and part doctor, the Surface Diagnostic Toolkit guides you through a set of software repairs and hardware diagnostics to quickly and efficiently uncover and resolve issues you are experiencing on your device. Use this app to lookup information about your device, repair common software issues, and validate your Surface hardware. The Surface Diagnostic Toolkit is the best place to start troubleshooting, and will guide you to the best support avenue for the quickest resolution, so you can get back to turning ideas into actions and accomplishing more with your Surface.

imageSurface Audio
The Surface Audio app is the companion to Surface Earbuds and Surface Headphones. Update your earbuds and headphones, and customize settings to get the most out of them. Here are the things you can do:

  • Update your earbuds and headphones
  • View and change device info
  • View battery info and volume level
  • Personalize settings
  • Change equalizer settings to get the sound you want
  • Set up Cortana
  • Control which devices are connected
  • Change language settings
  • Reset your earbuds and headphones to the factory settings
  • Watch tutorial videos
  • Send us feedback

Get the app here:

imageSurface Trackpad Settings
Touch and Type Covers for Surface have a trackpad built-in that functions like a mouse. Trackpad Settings lets you control functions such as tap and touch gestures on your Surface.

If this app doesn’t detect the keyboard, do the following:

  1. Make sure you have the latest updates: From the Start screen, type Update, tap Settings, then tap Check for updates.
  2. From the Start screen, type Devices, tap Settings, then tap Devices and Printers. Then tap Refresh three times (circular arrow next to Search box). Try using the app again.

imageSurface Management Extension
Surface Management Extension offers optional features for Surface apps. You can also use our CLI to query read-only information about this Surface.


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