How to see more content on Surface Duo by adjusting the display scaling settings

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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.

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How to disable the touchscreen on your Surface device

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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.

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How to link Surface Duo to the Your Phone app on Windows 10

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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.

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How to pair an Xbox or PlayStation controller with Surface Duo

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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.

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You’ve just unboxed your new Surface Duo. Here’s how to get it set up

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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.

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How to become an Insider on Surface Duo

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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.

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How to safely factory reset your Surface Duo

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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.

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