Surface For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: April 2014
Pages: 336

Learn to:

  • Navigate the Surface interface
  • Choose which Surface model best fits your needs
  • Have fun with music, photos, and movies
  • Work with Microsoft Office on your Surface

The definitive, easy-to-use guide to all four Microsoft Surface models!

The Microsoft Surface is the hard-working, hard-playing device that does everything! This guide will show you the ins and outs of your great new device, from connecting to the Internet to using your tablet for entertainment and work. Find out which Surface you need, how to navigate Surface apps, how to get your settings just right, and much more!

  • Nice to meet you — get the lowdown on which Surface is right for you, how to set up your new tablet, and get acquainted with typing, touch, and drawing on your Surface
  • Let’s get connected — connect to the Internet, printers, monitors, storage, and more, plus get a complete overview of Surface apps
  • Go play — start playing with Surface, from listening to music and watching movies to playing games and taking photos
  • Get to work — be productive with Surface with a complete overview of the Windows Desktop and Microsoft Office
  • And another thing — get even more information about your great tablet with tips on additional accessories, step-by-step guides to troubleshooting issues, and more

Open the book and find:

  • How to choose the Surface that’s just right for you
  • The difference between regular and pro models
  • Details on e-mail, people, and calendar apps
  • Tricks to using the click-on keyboard
  • Ways to connect your Surface to peripherals
  • How to manage appointments and contacts
  • The skinny on setting up your e-mail accounts
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Keen grasp of the obvious

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      Does not discuss how to USE Excel, only how to access it. Accessing Excel is obvious. Using it is a complete mystery.
      It was a complete waste of my money.

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