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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5273-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5273-4

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

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapter

Backing Up Your Surface 2 Data

Sample Pages

Download the sample pages (includes Chapter 6 and Index)

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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Overview


Pearson Education, Inc., 221 River Street, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030, (Pearson) presents this site to provide information about products and services that can be purchased through this site.

This privacy notice provides an overview of our commitment to privacy and describes how we collect, protect, use and share personal information collected through this site. Please note that other Pearson websites and online products and services have their own separate privacy policies.

Collection and Use of Information


To conduct business and deliver products and services, Pearson collects and uses personal information in several ways in connection with this site, including:

Questions and Inquiries

For inquiries and questions, we collect the inquiry or question, together with name, contact details (email address, phone number and mailing address) and any other additional information voluntarily submitted to us through a Contact Us form or an email. We use this information to address the inquiry and respond to the question.

Online Store

For orders and purchases placed through our online store on this site, we collect order details, name, institution name and address (if applicable), email address, phone number, shipping and billing addresses, credit/debit card information, shipping options and any instructions. We use this information to complete transactions, fulfill orders, communicate with individuals placing orders or visiting the online store, and for related purposes.

Surveys

Pearson may offer opportunities to provide feedback or participate in surveys, including surveys evaluating Pearson products, services or sites. Participation is voluntary. Pearson collects information requested in the survey questions and uses the information to evaluate, support, maintain and improve products, services or sites, develop new products and services, conduct educational research and for other purposes specified in the survey.

Contests and Drawings

Occasionally, we may sponsor a contest or drawing. Participation is optional. Pearson collects name, contact information and other information specified on the entry form for the contest or drawing to conduct the contest or drawing. Pearson may collect additional personal information from the winners of a contest or drawing in order to award the prize and for tax reporting purposes, as required by law.

Newsletters

If you have elected to receive email newsletters or promotional mailings and special offers but want to unsubscribe, simply email information@informit.com.

Service Announcements

On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account information. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.

Customer Service

We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone in accordance with the users' wishes when a user submits their information through our Contact Us form.

Other Collection and Use of Information


Application and System Logs

Pearson automatically collects log data to help ensure the delivery, availability and security of this site. Log data may include technical information about how a user or visitor connected to this site, such as browser type, type of computer/device, operating system, internet service provider and IP address. We use this information for support purposes and to monitor the health of the site, identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents and appropriately scale computing resources.

Web Analytics

Pearson may use third party web trend analytical services, including Google Analytics, to collect visitor information, such as IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. While these analytical services collect and report information on an anonymous basis, they may use cookies to gather web trend information. The information gathered may enable Pearson (but not the third party web trend services) to link information with application and system log data. Pearson uses this information for system administration and to identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents, appropriately scale computing resources and otherwise support and deliver this site and its services.

Cookies and Related Technologies

This site uses cookies and similar technologies to personalize content, measure traffic patterns, control security, track use and access of information on this site, and provide interest-based messages and advertising. Users can manage and block the use of cookies through their browser. Disabling or blocking certain cookies may limit the functionality of this site.

Do Not Track

This site currently does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Security


Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Children


This site is not directed to children under the age of 13.

Marketing


Pearson may send or direct marketing communications to users, provided that

  • Pearson will not use personal information collected or processed as a K-12 school service provider for the purpose of directed or targeted advertising.
  • Such marketing is consistent with applicable law and Pearson's legal obligations.
  • Pearson will not knowingly direct or send marketing communications to an individual who has expressed a preference not to receive marketing.
  • Where required by applicable law, express or implied consent to marketing exists and has not been withdrawn.

Pearson may provide personal information to a third party service provider on a restricted basis to provide marketing solely on behalf of Pearson or an affiliate or customer for whom Pearson is a service provider. Marketing preferences may be changed at any time.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information


If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your postal address or email address), we provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done on the Account page. If a user no longer desires our service and desires to delete his or her account, please contact us at customer-service@informit.com and we will process the deletion of a user's account.

Choice/Opt-out


Users can always make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with certain services offered by InformIT. If you choose to remove yourself from our mailing list(s) simply visit the following page and uncheck any communication you no longer want to receive: www.informit.com/u.aspx.

Sale of Personal Information


Pearson does not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.

While Pearson does not sell personal information, as defined in Nevada law, Nevada residents may email a request for no sale of their personal information to NevadaDesignatedRequest@pearson.com.

Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Residents


California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.

Sharing and Disclosure


Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:

  • As required by law.
  • With the consent of the individual (or their parent, if the individual is a minor)
  • In response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law
  • To protect the security and safety of individuals, data, assets and systems, consistent with applicable law
  • In connection the sale, joint venture or other transfer of some or all of its company or assets, subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice
  • To investigate or address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities
  • To exercise its legal rights, including enforcement of the Terms of Use for this site or another contract
  • To affiliated Pearson companies and other companies and organizations who perform work for Pearson and are obligated to protect the privacy of personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice
  • To a school, organization, company or government agency, where Pearson collects or processes the personal information in a school setting or on behalf of such organization, company or government agency.

Links


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Requests and Contact


Please contact us about this Privacy Notice or if you have any requests or questions relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Notice


We may revise this Privacy Notice through an updated posting. We will identify the effective date of the revision in the posting. Often, updates are made to provide greater clarity or to comply with changes in regulatory requirements. If the updates involve material changes to the collection, protection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, Pearson will provide notice of the change through a conspicuous notice on this site or other appropriate way. Continued use of the site after the effective date of a posted revision evidences acceptance. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Notice or any objection to any revisions.

Last Update: November 17, 2020