Surface Duo comes with two 5.6″ displays. Each display has an aspect ratio of 4:3, a resolution of 1800×1350, and a pixel density of 401. Simply put, it means the displays are large and sharp.
By default, the display scaling (how small or large UI elements and text are on the screen) is set to be comfortable enough to look at without straining your eyes too much. You can change this, though, allowing you to display even more content on the displays while possibly sacrificing eye comfort, depending on the person. Here’s how.
If you’ve recently suffered from a broken screen on your Surface device, you might have come across some unfortunate side-effects. Depending on the severity of the crack, we could be talking about phantom taps, inaccurate touch response, or complete display failure.
This guide will help you if the display still works. Cracks can sometimes interfere with the digitizer layer, causing taps to be registered without user input. Disabling the touchscreen can solve these issues, at least until you get the screen replaced. Here’s how.
Catastrophe struck. Your Surface Duo refuses to start. Fret not, you can recover it by following this guide. Be sure to have your Surface Duo and a USB-C cable, as well as access to a Windows 10 PC.
Let’s get to it.
Before you can flash a recovery image on your Surface Duo, you need to put it in recovery mode first. This is fairly straight forward process that will require you to press a combination of buttons in the right order.
In the event that your Surface Duo fails to boot properly, you could always send it in to a Microsoft Store to get the device fixed or replaced. Or, if you’re comfortable getting a little technical, you could attempt to recover the device yourself.
To do that, you’ll need to download the Surface Duo Recovery Image.
Surface Duo works great as a mobile computing device of its own, but it works even better when paired with your Windows 10 PC.
The Your Phone app on Windows 10 allows users to bring their mobile experiences to the PC, making it much more seamless to do things like answer calls, send text messages, check notifications, access your mobile camera roll, and even mirroring your mobile phone screen to your PC.
Here’s how to get it all set up.
Just because Surface Duo was designed to get you to work hard, doesn’t mean you can’t play hard on it too. And if you want to play hard, you’ll probably want to connect a controller to your Surface Duo.
Having a controller connected will allow you to set Surface Duo down, get comfortable, and play your favorite games in a more familiar manner. Here’s how.
If you’ve been keeping track of what happened since Microsoft first announced Surface Duo back in October 2019, I’m sure you’ll agree that its been quite a ride. With an endless stream of teases from Microsoft executives to reports of an early release.
That all behind us now. You have your Surface Duo, and are ready to get productive. Here’s how to set up your Surface Duo for the first time.
The Insider program that Microsoft has been running for a years now across Windows, Xbox, and Office has allowed enthusiasts to try out the latest and greatest features before they hit the mainstream audience.
As a Surface Duo owner, you might be wondering if it were possible to become an Insider on this Surface device as well. The answer is yes, you can! Kinda. Here’s how.
If your Surface Duo isn’t performing as expected, or if you plan on giving away or selling your device, it would be a good idea to perform a factory reset to restore Surface Duo to its original settings.
Restoring is fairly easy process, but there are a few things you need to do and keep in mind prior to performing a factory reset. Read on to learn more.