Microsoft Surface Pro: the latest news, tips and accessories

Below, you'll find some of the most useful and popular tips for your Microsoft Surface Pro. We're always digging into the Surface Pro to find what's new and interesting, so stay tuned for more tips.

Learn how to use Windows 10 

Your new Surface Pro will come with Windows 10 installed. It's the best version of Windows yet, smoothly adapting when you change between tablet and laptop modes, and this guide will help you get the most from it.

We'll show you how to use the new Cortana personal assistant, access all of Windows 10's brilliant touchscreen features, keep your files safe with the built-in OneDrive cloud storage, customize your desktop and much more besides.

Download the best free software

Once you've paid for your new Surface Pro, as well as the Surface Pen and Touch Cover, you won't want to spend even more money on software. Thankfully, there are brilliant free programs available that cover all the essentials.

Here you'll find office software, media players, photo editors and security software, and none of them will cost you a penny.

Tweak Windows to suit you 

Once you've mastered the basics, these advanced tricks and tweaks will help you customize Windows 10 so your new Surface Pro works exactly how you want it to.

Discover how to make your Pro's battery run longer on a single charge, save time with gesture controls, and change the default apps to your favorites.

Cat Ellis

Cat is the editor of TechRadar's sister site Advnture. She’s a UK Athletics qualified run leader, and in her spare time enjoys nothing more than lacing up her shoes and hitting the roads and trails (the muddier, the better)