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Overview

My Surface™ 2

Updated for
Windows® RT 8.1

Step-by-step

instructions with callouts to Surface 2 photos that show you exactly what to do

Help

when you run into Surface 2 problems or limitations

Tips and Notes

to help you get the most from your Surface 2

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping
your Surface 2 working just the way you want. Learn how to:

• Get started quickly with Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1

• Connect to Wi-Fi, share printers, and access files from your network or your SkyDrive cloud storage account

• Get on the Web fast and enjoy it more with Internet Explorer 11 and the Bing search engine

• Secure your Surface and control what your kids can do with it

• Do all your Facebook and Twitter social networking through the People app

• Find and play the music you love with Xbox Music, Radio, and Xbox Music Pass

• Watch Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and other streaming video

• Instantly retrieve up-to-the-minute news from top media and journalists

• Create, edit, format, proof, and share documents with Word 2013

• Crunch numbers with Excel 2013

• Present on the go with PowerPoint 2013

• Use OneNote 2013 to organize notes, sync them across devices, and access them from anywhere

• Manage email and track your calendar with Outlook 2013

• Go anywhere with Surface 2’s easy maps and directions

• Capture, manage, touch up, and geotag your photos

• Make sure your files are always safely backed up

• Find the best new Windows Store Apps

• Keep your Surface 2 working reliably, with maximum battery life

• Personalize your Surface 2 using the newest customization settings

• Get more help whenever you need it

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789752734
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 12/27/2013
  • Series: My... Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 442,564
  • Product dimensions: 10.90 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Cheshire is a technology expert with a passion for gadgets. He has written a dozen books and many online articles on technology and is the author of many best-selling technical guides. Jim works on the Azure Application Platform and Tools team at Microsoft and was an early adopter of Windows RT. When Jim’s not writing, he spends time with his family, plays keyboards with his band, and enjoys writing music. You can contact Jim through his website at www.JimcoBooks.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Scratching the Surface ..............................................................................................2

Why You’ll Love My Surface 2 .............................................................................2

What You’ll Find in the Book ................................................................................3

Go Beneath the Surface 2 .......................................................................................6

1 An Introduction to Surface 2 9

The Surface 2 Device ...................................................................................................9

Ports and Controls ..............................................................................................10

The Kickstand .........................................................................................................13

Type Cover and Touch Cover ....................................................................13

Windows RT 8.1 Basics ............................................................................................14

The Start Screen ...................................................................................................15

App Switching and Charms .......................................................................16

Typing in Windows RT 8.1 ...........................................................................17

Adding Devices .....................................................................................................19

Adding a Bluetooth Device ........................................................................20

Removing Devices ..............................................................................................20

Notifications .............................................................................................................21

The Lock Screen ...................................................................................................23

Playing a Slide Show on the Lock Screen .....................................25

Additional Settings ....................................................................................................26

Volume and Mute ...............................................................................................26

Screen Brightness and Rotation Lock ...............................................27

Hiding Notifications Temporarily ..........................................................28

Shutting Down, Sleeping, and Restarting ....................................28

Synchronizing Settings ..................................................................................29

Moving On .........................................................................................................................31

2 Connecting to Networks 33

Wireless Networking ................................................................................................33

Connecting to a Wireless Network ......................................................34

Connecting to a Hidden Network ........................................................36

Disconnecting from a Network ..............................................................38

Using Airplane Mode .......................................................................................39

Network Sharing ..........................................................................................................39

Turning Sharing On or Off ..........................................................................40

Accessing Network Resources .................................................................41

Remoting into Other Computers ..................................................................42

Enabling Connections on the Remote Computer ...............42

Connecting to Remote Computers.....................................................43

3 Using and Customizing the Start Screen 47

Locating and Launching Apps ........................................................................47

Launching Apps from the Start Screen ...........................................48

Searching for Apps ............................................................................................50

Switching Between Recent Apps ..................................................................51

Switching Between Running Apps .....................................................51

Displaying a List of Running Apps ......................................................52

Displaying Two Apps Simultaneously ..............................................53

Organizing the Start Screen ..............................................................................54

Rearranging Tiles .................................................................................................54

Naming Groups.....................................................................................................55

Customizing the Start Screen ..........................................................................55

Changing the Start Screen Color Scheme and Background Picture .............................56

Showing Administrative Tools .................................................................58

Showing Additional Tiles .............................................................................59

Removing Tiles from the Start Menu ................................................59

Pinning Apps to the Start Menu ............................................................60

Changing Tile Sizes ............................................................................................60

Controlling Live Tiles ........................................................................................61

Removing Personal Information from Live Tiles .....................62

4 Security and Windows RT 8.1 65

Securing Your PC ..........................................................................................................66

Changing Your Password .............................................................................66

Locking Your PC ....................................................................................................68

Signing Out of Your PC...................................................................................69

Configuring Auto-Lock ..................................................................................69

Using Picture Passwords .......................................................................................70

Creating a Picture Password......................................................................70

Changing Your Picture Password ..........................................................72

Replaying Your Picture Password .........................................................73

Removing Your Picture Password .........................................................75

Using PINs ..........................................................................................................................75

Creating a PIN .........................................................................................................75

Changing a PIN .....................................................................................................76

Removing a PIN ....................................................................................................77

Signing In with a PIN .......................................................................................77

Using a PIN When a Picture Password Is Set ..............................78

Managing User Accounts .....................................................................................78

Adding a Local Account ................................................................................79

Adding a Microsoft Account .....................................................................81

Removing a User Account ...........................................................................83

Changing an Account Type ........................................................................84

Setting an Account for Assigned Access .......................................85

Clearing Assigned Access ............................................................................86

Switching Accounts ..........................................................................................87

Changing from a Local Account to a Microsoft Account ..............................88

Switching to a Local Account...................................................................90

5 Using Family Safety 95

Configuring Family Safety ...................................................................................95

Enabling and Disabling Family Safety for a User ....................96

Configuring Activity Reporting for a User ....................................97

Viewing Activity Reports ......................................................................................98

Viewing Activity Reports .............................................................................98

Using Web Filtering ............................................................................................... 101

Enabling Web Filtering ............................................................................. 102

Modifying the Allow or Block List .................................................... 103

Blocking Sites from the Activity Report ..................................... 104

Using Time Allowances and Curfews .................................................... 104

Setting an Allowance .................................................................................. 105

Setting a Curfew .............................................................................................. 106

Configuring App and Game Restrictions ........................................... 106

Configuring App Restrictions ............................................................. 107

Configuring Game Restrictions Using Ratings ..................... 108

Blocking or Allowing Specific Apps ............................................... 110

Handling Requests ................................................................................................. 111

Responding to a Request from the User’s PC ........................ 111

Responding to a Request from the Website ........................... 112

Managing Users in Family Safety .............................................................. 112

Adding a New Parent................................................................................... 113

Linking Accounts ............................................................................................. 113

Configuring Email Notifications ................................................................. 115

Changing Frequency of Request Emails .................................... 115

Changing Activity Report Email Settings .................................. 116

6 Backing Up Your Data 119

Configuring and Starting File History ................................................... 119

Starting Your First Backup ....................................................................... 120

Selecting a Different Drive...................................................................... 121

Excluding Folders ............................................................................................ 122

Choosing When Backups Happen ................................................... 123

Controlling Local Disk Usage................................................................ 124

Controlling How Long Backups Are Kept.................................. 125

Restoring Files ............................................................................................................ 125

Restoring Files to the Original Location ..................................... 125

Resolving File Conflicts .............................................................................. 126

Restoring to a Different Location ..................................................... 127

Cleaning Up Files ..................................................................................................... 128

Performing a Clean Up ............................................................................... 128

Troubleshooting File History......................................................................... 129

Viewing File History Event History .................................................. 130

7 Searching and Browsing the Internet 133

Using Search .......................................................................................... 133

Searching for Web Pages with Smart Search ......................... 134

Copying a Search Result Link ............................................................... 135

Searching for Images ................................................................................... 136

Searching for Videos..................................................................................... 139

Using Hero Search .......................................................................................... 141

Disabling Bing Search ................................................................................. 142

Clearing Your Search History ................................................................ 143

Changing Personalization Settings ................................................. 144

Controlling SafeSearch ............................................................................... 144

Browsing Sites with Internet Explorer .................................................. 145

Opening a Site in the Modern UI Internet Explorer ......... 146

Using Reading View ...................................................................................... 147

Changing Reading View Style and Font Size ......................... 149

Viewing a Site in Desktop Internet Explorer........................... 149

Pinning Web Pages to the Start Screen ...................................... 150

Searching a Web Page ................................................................................ 150

Setting the Zoom Level ............................................................................. 151

Protecting Your Privacy ...................................................................................... 152

Adding a Tracking Protection List .................................................... 152

Enabling Do Not Track ................................................................................ 153

Blocking Third-Party Cookies ............................................................... 154

Disallowing Location Services ............................................................. 155

Controlling Web Services ......................................................................... 156

Using Tabs ...................................................................................................................... 157

Opening a Link in a New Tab ................................................................ 157

Creating a New Blank Tab ........................................................................ 158

Closing a Tab ....................................................................................................... 158

Opening an InPrivate Tab ........................................................................ 159

Reopening a Closed Tab ........................................................................... 160

Favorites and Frequent Sites ......................................................................... 160

Adding a Favorite ............................................................................................ 160

Browsing to a Favorite Page .................................................................. 161

Opening a Favorite in a New Tab ...................................................... 162

Deleting a Favorite ......................................................................................... 162

Editing a Favorite ............................................................................................ 162

Visiting a Frequent Site .............................................................................. 163

Opening a Frequent Site in a New Tab ........................................ 163

Deleting a Frequent Site Tile ................................................................ 164

Managing Website Passwords ..................................................................... 164

Saving a Password for a Site .................................................................. 164

Disabling the Offer to Save Passwords ........................................ 165

Viewing and Removing Saved Password Entries ............... 166

8 Connecting with People 169

Working with Contacts ....................................................................................... 169

Adding Contacts from the Cloud ..................................................... 170

Changing Contact Sort Order .............................................................. 173

Filtering Your Contacts ............................................................................... 174

Linking Contacts .............................................................................................. 174

Unlinking Contacts ........................................................................................ 176

Making a Contact a Favorite ................................................................. 177

Pinning Contacts to the Start Screen ............................................ 178

Creating a New Contact ............................................................................ 179

Deleting a Contact ......................................................................................... 180

Removing All Contacts from a Service ........................................ 181

Editing a Contact ............................................................................................. 182

Contacting Someone from the People App ........................... 184

Social Networking .................................................................................................. 185

Posting to Social Networks .................................................................... 185

Viewing Updates on Social Networks .......................................... 186

Sharing Content with People ....................................................................... 188

Sharing App Content with Social Networks ........................... 188

Emailing App Content to Contacts ................................................. 190

Sharing a Screenshot ................................................................................... 190

Listing Share Apps in Alphabetical Order ................................. 192

Managing the List of Often-Shared Choices .......................... 192

Disabling the Often-Shared Shortcut List................................. 193

9 Using Mail 195

Adding and Managing Email Accounts .............................................. 195

Adding an Outlook.com (Hotmail) Account ........................... 196

Adding an Exchange Account ............................................................. 198

Adding a Google Account....................................................................... 199

Adding a Custom Account ..................................................................... 201

Setting When and How Much Email Is Downloaded ..... 203

Renaming an Account ................................................................................ 204

Choosing What to Sync ............................................................................. 205

Automatically Organize Your Mail ................................................... 206

Changing an Account Password ....................................................... 206

Controlling Account Email Notifications ................................... 207

Removing an Account ................................................................................ 208

Reading and Organizing Email ................................................................... 209

Reading an Email ............................................................................................. 209

Viewing or Saving Email Attachments ....................................... 210

Marking Emails Read or Unread ........................................................ 211

Deleting Email Messages ......................................................................... 212

Deleting All Messages in a Folder .................................................... 212

Undeleting Email Messages .................................................................. 213

Pinning a Folder to the Start Screen .............................................. 215

Organizing Mail ......................................................................................................... 217

Creating a Folder ............................................................................................. 218

Creating a Subfolder .................................................................................... 219

Renaming a Folder ......................................................................................... 220

Deleting a Folder ............................................................................................. 221

Adding and Removing Favorite Folders ..................................... 222

Adding and Removing Favorite People ...................................... 223

Moving Messages ........................................................................................... 224

Moving All Messages from Specific People ............................ 225

Sweeping Mail ................................................................................................... 227

Composing and Sending Email .................................................................. 228

Creating a New Email Message .......................................................... 228

Replying to Email ........................................................................................... 230

Formatting Text in an Email ................................................................. 231

Adding Emoticons to Email ................................................................... 231

Attaching Files to an Email ..................................................................... 232

Saving Email Drafts ....................................................................................... 233

Continuing a Saved Draft ........................................................................ 234

Using an Email Signature ......................................................................... 234

Sending Automatic Replies.................................................................... 235

10 Using Calendar 239

Connecting Calendars ........................................................................................ 239

Adding an Outlook.com Calendar ................................................... 240

Adding an Exchange Calendar ........................................................... 241

Viewing Calendars .................................................................................................. 242

Hiding a Calendar ........................................................................................... 242

Changing a Calendar’s Display Color ............................................ 243

Viewing Events in What’s Next View .............................................. 244

Changing the Background in What’s Next View ................. 244

Viewing Events in Month View ........................................................... 245

Viewing Events in Week View ............................................................... 246

Viewing Events in Day View ................................................................... 247

Working with Events ............................................................................................ 247

Adding a Basic Event .................................................................................. 248

Quickly Creating an Event ....................................................................... 250

Adding a Recurring Event ....................................................................... 251

Setting Reminders .......................................................................................... 251

Specifying an Event Status ..................................................................... 252

Creating a Private Event ............................................................................ 252

Editing an Event ............................................................................................... 253

Deleting an Event ........................................................................................... 254

11 Keeping Up to Date with News 257

Reading the News ................................................................................................... 257

Reading an Article .......................................................................................... 258

Pinning a Section to the Start Screen........................................... 261

Disabling Offline Reading ....................................................................... 262

Saving an Article for Reading Later ................................................ 263

Reading Articles Offline with Reading List .............................. 264

Other News Sources ............................................................................................. 266

Reading News from Other Sources ................................................ 266

Pinning a News Source to the Start Screen............................. 268

Custom News .............................................................................................................. 269

Adding a Source as a Section in Bing News ........................... 269

Removing a Section from Bing News ........................................... 269

Adding Multiple News Sources .......................................................... 270

Adding a News Topic ................................................................................... 271

Rearranging Sections in Bing News ............................................... 272

Sharing News .............................................................................................................. 272

Emailing a News Article............................................................................. 273

Sharing an Article on Social Networks ........................................ 274

12 HomeGroups and SkyDrive 277

Using HomeGroups ............................................................................................... 277

Joining a HomeGroup ................................................................................ 278

Leaving a HomeGroup ............................................................................... 279

Accessing Shared Files ............................................................................... 280

Using SkyDrive ........................................................................................ 281

Browsing Files in SkyDrive ...................................................................... 282

Opening Files with a Specific App ................................................... 283

Creating a New Folder ................................................................................ 284

Uploading Files to SkyDrive .................................................................. 285

Deleting Files from SkyDrive ................................................................ 286

Reviewing SkyDrive Usage ..................................................................... 286

Disabling Automatic Save to SkyDrive ........................................ 287

Enabling Access to All SkyDrive Files When Offline......... 287

Enabling Access to Selected SkyDrive Files When Offline ................................. 288

13 Discovering and Playing Music 291

Browsing Music ......................................................................................................... 291

Exploring the Catalog ................................................................................. 292

Exploring an Artist ......................................................................................... 294

Browsing Albums in the Xbox Music Store ............................. 295

Managing Your Music Library ...................................................................... 297

Adding a Folder to Your Collection ................................................. 297

Adding Album Art .......................................................................................... 299

Purchasing an Album .................................................................................. 299

Automatically Downloading Music ................................................ 301

Deleting Music from Your Collection ............................................ 302

Matching the Music in Your Collection ....................................... 304

Using an Xbox Music Pass ............................................................................... 305

Purchasing an Xbox Music Pass ......................................................... 306

Automatically Downloading Xbox Music Pass Music .... 307

Downloading Xbox Music Pass Music .......................................... 308

Playing Music on Other Devices ................................................................ 308

Adding a Play Device ................................................................................... 309

Playing Music on a Play Device .......................................................... 310

Music Playlists ............................................................................................................. 312

Adding Songs to the Now Playing Playlist ............................... 312

Creating a Playlist ........................................................................................... 312

Adding Songs to a Playlist ...................................................................... 313

Editing a Playlist ............................................................................................... 314

Renaming a Playlist ....................................................................................... 314

Deleting a Playlist ........................................................................................... 315

Seeing What’s Playing ................................................................................. 315

Shuffling or Repeating Songs in a Playlist ................................ 316

Using Radio ................................................................................................................... 316

Creating a Radio Station ........................................................................... 317

Playing a Radio Station .............................................................................. 318

Deleting a Radio Station ........................................................................... 318

14 Watching Video 321

Managing Personal Videos ............................................................................. 321

Adding Videos to Personal Videos ................................................... 322

Deleting Videos from Personal Videos ......................................... 324

Setting the Default View .......................................................................... 325

Exploring, Buying, and Renting Videos ............................................... 326

Browsing Movies.............................................................................................. 326

Renting Movies ................................................................................................. 328

Buying Movies.................................................................................................... 329

Browsing the Television Store .............................................................. 331

Buying TV Shows ............................................................................................. 333

Playing Videos ............................................................................................................ 335

Playing Videos on Your Surface 2 ..................................................... 335

Playing Videos on Your Xbox Console .......................................... 336

15 Pictures 339

Adding Pictures to the Photos App ........................................................ 339

Importing Pictures into the Pictures Library .......................... 340

Viewing Pictures and Video ........................................................................... 341

Browsing Pictures ........................................................................................... 342

Watching a Slide Show .............................................................................. 343

Deleting Pictures ............................................................................................. 344

Deleting Pictures When the Recycle Bin Is

Configured to Prompt ......................................................................... 345

Using a Picture in Your Lock Screen ............................................... 346

Setting the Pictures App Tile Image .............................................. 346

Shuffling Pictures on the App Tile ................................................... 347

Sharing Pictures ........................................................................................................ 347

Sharing a Picture with Email ................................................................. 348

Editing Pictures ......................................................................................................... 349

Rotating and Cropping Pictures ........................................................ 349

Automatically Fixing Image Problems ......................................... 350

Removing Red Eye ......................................................................................... 351

Retouching a Photo ...................................................................................... 352

Adjusting Lighting ......................................................................................... 353

Adjusting Color ................................................................................................. 354

Enhancing a Color .......................................................................................... 355

Applying a Vignette Effect ...................................................................... 356

Using Selective Focus .................................................................................. 357

Using the Camera App ....................................................................................... 358

Taking Pictures .................................................................................................. 359

Changing Picture Exposure ................................................................... 360

Adding Location Information to Pictures.................................. 360

Changing Photo Aspect Ratio ............................................................. 361

Showing Grid Lines ....................................................................................... 362

Taking Video ........................................................................................................ 362

Taking Panoramic Pictures...................................................................... 363

Viewing the Camera Roll .................................................................................. 364

Viewing Pictures and Videos ................................................................. 364

Viewing Panoramas....................................................................................... 365

16 Using Maps 367

Exploring Maps.......................................................................................................... 367

Viewing and Zooming ................................................................................ 368

Using Zoom Controls ................................................................................... 369

Viewing Your Location ................................................................................ 370

Changing the Units of Measurement ........................................... 370

Changing the Map Style ........................................................................... 371

Using Bird’s Eye View ................................................................................... 372

Showing Traffic .................................................................................................. 373

Searching Maps ........................................................................................................ 373

Searching for a Place .................................................................................... 374

Adding Pins .......................................................................................................... 375

Getting Directions .................................................................................................. 376

Allowing Maps to Use Your Updated Location .................... 376

Getting Directions .......................................................................................... 376

Recalling Favorite Locations and Favorite Routes ............. 378

Editing Favorites .............................................................................................. 378

Sharing Maps .............................................................................................................. 380

Sharing Maps with Email ......................................................................... 380

17 Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2013 383

Creating, Opening, and Saving Documents ................................... 383

Creating a New Blank Document ..................................................... 384

Creating a Document from a Template ...................................... 385

Saving Documents to Your Tablet .................................................... 386

Saving Documents to SkyDrive .......................................................... 387

Opening Documents on Your Tablet ............................................. 388

Opening Documents on SkyDrive ................................................... 389

Managing Recent Documents ............................................................ 389

Switching Microsoft Accounts ............................................................ 390

Formatting Text ............................................................................. 391

Formatting Existing Text ......................................................................... 391

Formatting New Text ................................................................................... 392

Formatting Text Using Styles ................................................................ 392

Editing Styles ...................................................................................................... 393

Creating a New Style .................................................................................... 394

Adding Pictures ......................................................................................................... 395

Adding Pictures from Your Tablet or Removable Media ................................... 395

Adding Pictures from the Cloud ........................................................ 396

Formatting Pictures....................................................................................... 397

Changing Picture Layout.......................................................................... 397

Proofing Documents ............................................................................................ 398

Correcting Misspelled Words ............................................................... 398

Adding Words to the Dictionary ....................................................... 398

Using the Dictionary .................................................................................... 399

Using the Thesaurus ..................................................................................... 400

Sharing Documents .............................................................................................. 400

Sharing Documents Using Email ...................................................... 401

Sharing Using Social Networking .................................................... 402

Printing Documents .............................................................................................. 403

Printing an Entire Document ............................................................... 403

Printing Specific Pages ............................................................................... 404

Tips and Tricks ............................................................................................................ 405

Using the Quick Access Toolbar ......................................................... 405

Adjusting Input Mode ................................................................................ 406

Using the Format Painter ......................................................................... 407

18 Crunching Numbers with Microsoft Excel 2013 409

Creating, Opening, and Saving Workbooks .................................... 409

Creating a Workbook ................................................................................... 410

Opening a Workbook .................................................................................. 411

Saving a Workbook ........................................................................................ 411

Entering Data .............................................................................................................. 412

Adding Data ......................................................................................................... 413

Resizing a Column .......................................................................................... 413

Changing Data Formatting .................................................................... 414

Adding Data with AutoFill ...................................................................... 415

Creating Formulas and Functions ............................................................ 416

Directly Entering a Formula ................................................................... 416

Using the Insert Function Dialog ...................................................... 417

Creating Formulas from Selections ................................................ 418

Tips and Tricks ............................................................................................................ 418

Freezing Panes ................................................................................................... 419

Creating Sheets ................................................................................................. 420

Filtering Data....................................................................................................... 421

19 Presenting with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 423

Creating, Opening, and Saving Presentations .............................. 423

Creating a Presentation ............................................................................. 424

Saving a Presentation.................................................................................. 425

Opening a Presentation ............................................................................ 426

Creating Slides and Content ......................................................................... 426

Creating a New Slide .................................................................................... 427

Deleting a Slide ................................................................................................. 427

Changing Slide Layout ............................................................................... 428

Adding Text to a Slide ................................................................................. 428

Adding Shapes to a Slide ......................................................................... 429

Aligning Objects .............................................................................................. 430

Using Themes ............................................................................................................. 431

Applying a Theme .......................................................................................... 431

Modifying a Theme ....................................................................................... 432

Using Animations and Transitions ........................................................... 432

Applying a Transition ................................................................................... 433

Customizing a Transition .......................................................................... 434

Adding an Animation .................................................................................. 435

Configuring an Animation Trigger .................................................. 436

Presenting with PowerPoint .......................................................................... 436

Changing Slide Order .................................................................................. 437

Entering Slide Show Mode ..................................................................... 437

Tips and Tricks ............................................................................................................ 438

Using Sections ................................................................................................... 438

Using Headers and Footers .................................................................... 439

20 Organizing Notes with Microsoft OneNote 2013 441

Creating and Organizing Sections ........................................................... 442

Creating a Section .......................................................................................... 442

Changing a Section’s Color .................................................................... 443

Renaming a Section ...................................................................................... 444

Merging Sections ............................................................................................ 444

Moving or Copying a Section .............................................................. 446

Deleting a Section .......................................................................................... 447

Creating and Editing Pages ............................................................................ 447

Creating a Page ................................................................................................. 448

Adding Text to a Page ................................................................................. 448

Adding Pictures on Your Tablet to a Page ................................. 449

Adding Pictures from the Cloud to a Page .............................. 450

Renaming a Page ............................................................................................ 451

Moving or Copying a Page ..................................................................... 452

Deleting a Page................................................................................................. 453

Creating and Organizing Notebooks .................................................... 453

Creating a Notebook .................................................................................... 454

Switching and Opening Notebooks .............................................. 455

Moving and Sharing a Notebook ..................................................... 456

Using the Recycle Bin .................................................................................. 457

Using Send to OneNote ................................................................................... 458

Capturing a Screen Clipping ................................................................. 458

Sending Content to OneNote .............................................................. 460

Adding a QuickNote ..................................................................................... 461

21 Using Email and Staying Organized with Microsoft

Outlook 2013 463

Adding an Email Account in Outlook 2013 ..................................... 463

Starting Outlook for the First Time ................................................. 464

Adding a New Email Account .............................................................. 465

Manually Adding an IMAP or POP Email Account ............ 467

Changing the Outgoing Server Port ............................................. 469

Reading and Sending Email .......................................................................... 471

Reading an Email Message..................................................................... 471

Replying to an Email .................................................................................... 472

Sending a New Email ................................................................................... 473

Managing and Organizing Email .............................................................. 474

Moving Messages ........................................................................................... 474

Ignoring Conversations ............................................................................. 476

Categorizing Email Messages .............................................................. 476

Removing a Category from a Message ....................................... 478

Filtering Messages by Category ......................................................... 478

Configuring Windows 8.1 RT to Use Outlook 2013 .................. 479

Configuring the Default Mail App ................................................... 479

Changing the Email App Used for Mail Hyperlinks .......... 480

22 Enhancing Windows with Apps 483

Browsing the Windows Store ....................................................................... 483

Browsing Categories .................................................................................... 484

Exploring Apps .................................................................................................. 485

Searching for Apps ........................................................................................ 488

Installing and Uninstalling Apps ............................................................... 488

Installing Apps ................................................................................................... 489

Uninstalling Apps............................................................................................ 490

Reinstalling Purchased Apps ................................................................ 491

Updating Apps........................................................................................................... 492

Manually Checking for Updates ........................................................ 492

Installing App Updates .............................................................................. 493

Great Apps for Your Surface 2 ...................................................................... 494

Netflix ......................................................................................................................... 495

Skype .......................................................................................................................... 497

Microsoft Minesweeper............................................................................. 498

Hyper for YouTube.......................................................................................... 498

iHeartRadio ........................................................................................................... 499

Kindle ......................................................................................................................... 500

WeatherBug ......................................................................................................... 502

News360 .................................................................................................................. 503

eBay ............................................................................................................................. 505

23 Updating and Troubleshooting Windows 8.1 RT 509

Updating with Windows Update............................................................... 509

Checking for and Installing Updates Manually .................... 510

Installing Optional Updates .................................................................. 512

Troubleshooting Windows 8.1 RT ............................................................. 513

Refreshing and Repairing Your PC ................................................... 513

Resetting Windows ........................................................................................ 516

Troubleshooting Battery Draining on Standby ................... 517

Index 521

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