Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Connect an external or wireless display, part of Learn Microsoft Surface: The Basics.
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- You may want to connect a second display to the…Microsoft Surface so you can work with a second screen,…or maybe you just want a larger screen to work with.…You can do this through a wired connection, and there's…also a wireless option.…So let's start with that wired connection.…We're just going to use a television for this example.…And this is where the mini display port connection…on the side of the Microsoft Surface comes in handy.…Now, it's fairly rare that a computer display will have…a mini display port connection, so chances are…you'll need to get a cable or an adapter to connect this…into the HDMI, DVI, or full-sized display port connection…on your display.…
I have an HDMI to mini display port adapter here,…so I can plug that into the display port here…on the Surface.…And then I can connect that HDMI cable to the…television here.…So all you really need to do is plug this connection in…and then give the Surface a moment to detect your display.…And now, my screen is being mirrored on this…external display.…
Nick Brazzi then 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 like notifications, quick actions, and more. Viewers also learn how to use touch to control apps (including Office), multitask, use the onscreen keyboard, work with tiles and pinned apps, and more. Viewers then learn how to get the most out of the Surface accessories, including how to use the powerful Surface pen with OneNote and for visual art. Finally, the course explores important customization and security settings, including how to use Windows Hello for fingerprint or face recognition for fast login.
- Connecting a keyboard and mouse to the Surface
- Running updates
- Using touch controls
- Switching modes
- Using the Surface pen
- Setting a PIN code
- Adding storage with a microSD card