How do I completely reset my Surface Pro?

  1. Press and hold down the power button until your Surface shuts down and restarts and you see the Windows logo screen (about 20 seconds), then release the power button.
  2. After your Surface restarts, we recommend running the Surface Diagnostic Toolkit to make sure your device is updated and working as expected.

How do I wipe my Surface Pro 3 to sell?

How to reset your Surface to protect your privacy

  1. Right-click the Start button.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Update & security.
  4. Click Recovery.
  5. Click Get started.
  6. Click Remove everything.
  7. Click Remove files and clean the drive.
  8. Click Reset.

How do I reset my Surface Pro 3 to factory settings without password?

Method 1: Factory Reset Surface Pro from Windows Login Screen

  1. Start your Surface Pro tablet. From the Windows login screen, click the Power icon in the lower right, hold down the Shift key on your keyboard and click the Restart option.
  2. Wait for Surface Pro to restart.
  3. On the next screen, click the Reset your PC option.

How do I factory Reset my Surface Pro without a recovery key?

Part 1: How to Reset Surface Pro without Recovery Key

  1. Connect the USB Drive on your Surface Pro.
  2. Select the language and keyboard layout to proceed further.
  3. Click on “Troubleshoot” and then, select “Reset This PC”.
  4. Again, select “Troubleshoot” and choose the operating system that you want to reset.

Why can’t I Reset my Surface Pro?

Press and hold the volume-up button and the power button at the same time until the screen turns off (about 15 seconds), then release both. The screen may flash the Surface logo, but continue holding the buttons down for at least 15 seconds. After you release the buttons, wait 10 seconds.

How do I factory reset my Surface Pro without a recovery key?

How do I boot my Surface into recovery mode?

Press and hold the volume-down button while you press and release the power button. When the Microsoft or Surface logo appears, release the volume-down button. When prompted, select the language and keyboard layout you want. Select Troubleshoot , and then select Recover from a drive.

Where is the recovery key on Surface Pro?

In your Microsoft account: Sign in to your Microsoft account on another device to find your recovery key. If you have a modern device that supports automatic device encryption, the recovery key will most likely be in your Microsoft account. For more, see Device encryption in Windows.

How do I restart my Surface Pro?

Restart your Surface Pro when you see the Surface logo. Repeat this operation three times and it will go to Automatic Repair the fourth time you reboot.

  • In the pop-up window,choose Keep my files or Remove everything.
  • Select Cloud download or Local reinstall to continue. Then,follow the on-screen prompts to start resetting a Surface Pro.
  • How to restart Microsoft Surface Pro?

    Disconnect accessories and make sure your Surface is charged. Things that you’ve connected to your Surface might be preventing it from turning on.

  • Wake with keyboard and tablet shortcuts. If recharging your Surface didn’t wake it up,here’s a couple things to try.
  • Force a restart.
  • If your Surface still won’t turn on.
  • How do you reset Surface Pro?

    How do I reset my Surface Pro keyboard? Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons for, at least, 15 seconds. The screen may flash the Surface logo or other things but keep the buttons held for the 15 seconds. When you release them, your Surface 3 or Surface Pro 1/2/3 should be powered off. Wait at least 10 seconds and then turn it on normally.

    How to factory reset Surface Pro without password?

    Power on your Surface Pro and make sure that the physical keyboard is connected to the device.

  • Once you’re on the log-in screen,press and hold the “Shift” key and then,press the “Power” button to enter the recovery menu.
  • Again,click on “Troubleshoot” and tap the “Reset This PC” option.