Change Surface Pen batteries


Surface Pen with no clip

Surface Pen with no clip
  • Pull the top end straight out from the bottom.
  • Replace the AAAA battery with the positive (+) end of the battery pointing toward the tail end of the pen.
  • Align the flat sides of the pen and push the two parts back together.

Surface Pen with single button on flat edge

Surface Pen with single button on flat edge
  • Turn the cap (the eraser end) counter-clockwise until you hear and feel it click into place (about 30 degrees). Gently pull the cap straight out from the body.
  • Replace the AAAA battery with the positive (+) end of the battery pointing toward the tail end of the Pen.
  • Line up the metal guide bump on the cap with the half-circle cutaway on the Pen body, and slide the cap back into place.
  • Turn the cap a little bit to align the flat edges.

Two side buttons

  • Microsoft Classroom Pen or the Surface Pen with two side buttons
    • Unscrew the top of the Pen from the bottom.
    • Replace the AAAA battery with the positive (+) end of the battery pointing toward the writing tip.
    • Screw the top back on.
  • Not sure which Surface Pen you have? See How to use your Surface Pen.