Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Multitask with touch controls, part of Learn Microsoft Surface: The Basics.
- When you work in Windows, even a Windows tablet,…it's very normal to have several applications…running at the same time.…So let's talk about smoothly switching between…several currently running applications.…This is known as multitasking.…So I've started this movie with the Maps Application…already running, and I want to go back to the Start screen.…So I'm going to tap on the Start button…in the bottom left corner, and I want to launch…another application, so I'm just going to launch…the Microsoft Edge web browser.…I'll tap on that tab, and now I have…another application running.…
Now the Maps Application is still running,…I never quit it, I just switched over…to the Start screen and launched another application.…So now I have two applications running,…and I want to have a third.…So I'm going to go back to the Start screen again.…This time, I'm going to go to the All Apps list…and I want to launch the Settings App,…so I'll go down to S, I'll tap on Settings,…and now I have three applications running.…And so now we want to talk about…
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