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Microsoft Surface 3 - Install and use the Surface app
Install the Surface app
After you have all your updates installed, you’re ready to install the Surface app. Here’s how:
|Step 1:||Go to Start , and select Store to open the Windows Store.|
|Step 2:||In the search box, enter surface, and in the search results, select Surface.|
Adjust pressure sensitivity for your Surface Pen
You can use the Surface app to adjust your pen's built-in pressure detection to your writing style. Here’s how:
|Step 1:||Go to Start , and select All apps > Surface.
To pin the Surface app to Start, select All apps, press and hold (or right-click) Surface, and select Pin to Start.
On the left side of the app, select Pen .
|Step 3:||Under Pen Pressure Sensitivity, adjust the slider to change your pen's sensitivity.|
|Step 4:||Under Ink Test, test your pen's sensitivity by drawing or writing with varying pressure. The Ink Test area clears automatically after a few seconds.|
Continue to adjust and test the sensitivity until it’s just where you like it.
Disable the Windows button
If you find yourself accidentally pressing the Windows button while you’re writing or drawing with your Surface Pen, you can disable the button. Here’s how:
|Step 1:||Open the Surface app.|
On the left side of the app, select the Windows button .
|Step 3:||Select the toggle to turn the button off.|
If you want to use the Windows button again, you can turn it back on any time.
When you disable the Windows button, you can still get to the Start menu a couple of ways:
- Press the Windows logo key on your Surface Typing Cover or keyboard.
- Select the Start button in the lower-left corner of the screen.