How to turn On, Off, Sleep Microsoft Surface


Just bought new Microsoft Surface tablet and now eager to get starting using this latest hardware offering from Microsoft based on Windows 8 operating system. Just like other tablets like Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus – Microsoft Surface has very neat design with easy to access buttons.

Using ON, OFF, Sleep, Restart: Power States on Surface

1. Turn On – To turn ON and start Microsoft Surface tablet, press and release power button located at top right. If nothing happens, then you may need to charge Surface tablet. Using charger connect it to the power supply and then attempt to turn On the Surface tablet device.


2. Turn Off – While using Surface tablet, you can turn it Off anytime from the Settings charm. Tap Power and then tap on Shutdown option.

3. Sleep – You can easily put Microsoft Surface tablet to sleep for sometime using Power button at the top. Press and release the power button when Surface is on and it goes to sleep. You can turn On and resume using Surface anytime.

4. Restart – Just like “turn Off” routine, you can restart Surface tablet from Settings Charm. Just open Settings Charm, tap Power and then tap Restart option.

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