Launching and quitting applications using only touch controls on a Windows tablet is easy, but the controls might not be so obvious. We'll look at the different options you have for launching and quitting applications using touch controls with no mouse or keyboard.
- If you've used Windows 10, then you should know how to…launch applications, so some of this movie might be a bit of…a review because I want to give you the full picture of…launching and quitting applications…when you're specifically in the tablet mode.…So in tablet mode, you're default starting point…is the start screen.…If I have an application pinned to the start screen,…then I'll see a tile for it.…So for example, I could launch Microsoft Edge,…which is the web browser,…just by tapping on the tile for that app right here.…And now that app is running.…
And if I want to go back to the start screen,…I can just hit the start button in the bottom left corner.…But if you want to launch an application that…does not have a tile on the start screen,…then you'll need to go to the list of all apps.…And I can do that by tapping on…the all apps button right above the start button…and now I'm on the list of all of the apps on my device.…Of course, I can swipe up and down…with my finger on this list.…Find the app that I want.…
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