Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Run updates, part of Learn Microsoft Surface: The Basics.
- If you're using a brand new device…fresh out of the box, I recommend…that you run all of your software updates…before you get started with this course…or before you start using your device in general.…First, I want to point out that this course will…entirely be on Windows 10.…If you purchased a Microsoft Surface…or Windows tablet with Windows 8 preloaded,…you might want to think about upgrading to Windows 10.…If you want to see that process,…you can check out Windows 10 Essential Training.…Now if you're already on a device with Windows 10,…and you just want to make sure that…your standard updates have been installed,…you're going to need to go into Settings.…
Now on a touch screen device, there are…two ways to get into Settings.…One way would be to place your finger on…the far right edge and swipe into the screen.…That opens up the Action Center…and you'll see a button there for All Settings.…I'll tap outside of that to close it.…Now the other way would be to go into the Start Menu.…Now if you do not see the Start Menu…
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