The Surface Pen is a stylus accessory for writing and drawing in Windows 10. In this video, learn how to ensure the pen is properly paired with a Surface device and how to change the battery when necessary.
- In this movie, we're going to get setup…with an input device that's specific…to the Surface computers.…That is the Surface pen stylus.…In previous years, Surface devices came bundled with a pen.…Now it is sold separately.…Some other two-in-ones have their own…stylus accessories which may work similarly.…In other movies we will talk about…what you can do with the pen, but in this movie…we'll just talk about how to get it set up.…So first I'll need to go into settings.…So I'll swipe to open up the Action Center.…
Tap on All Settings, then we'll go…to the Devices category.…And then I need to go to Bluetooth…and other devices that's already selected…on the left side.…So first, we need to make sure…that your pen is paired with your computer.…It's good to double check this,…but you may not need to actually do anything…because when you first setup the Surface,…you should've been prompted to go through…that setup for the pen at that time.…If you skip that process, or if you lost your pen…and replaced it with a new one,…
Next, instructor Nick Brazzi steps through how to best become productive with the Surface in Tablet mode, exploring the basic touch controls in Windows 10 and how to adjust important settings. He demonstrates how to multitask, use the onscreen keyboard, work with tiles, and more.
Plus, Nick shows how to get the most out of the Surface accessories, including how to leverage the powerful Surface Pen in popular applications, and how to work with the Surface Dial, which you can use to interface with specialized menus and controls in different applications. He also explores the Windows Ink Workspace, a collection of applications designed specifically for pen input. To wrap up, he goes over important customization and security settings, including how to use Windows Hello for fingerprint or face recognition for fast login.
- Mastering touch controls in Windows 10
- Switching between Tablet mode and Desktop mode
- Launching applications and multitasking in Tablet mode
- Using the onscreen touch keyboard
- Using the Surface Pen
- Working in the Windows Ink Workspace
- Setting a PIN code for fast login
- Fingerprint and face unlocking with Microsoft Hello