Redeem a gift card or code to your Microsoft account
Both Microsoft and Xbox gift cards and download codes work in the same way: once redeemed to your Microsoft account, you can spend your balance at Microsoft Store online, on Windows or Xbox, and you can get downlaods for the latest apps, games, movies, TV shows, and Surface, Xbox, and accessories. Note: You cannot buy a Microsoft 365 ...
Applies To: Microsoft account dashboard
Change screen brightness in Windows
If you don't have a desktop PC and the slider doesn't appear or work, try updating the display driver. Select Search on the taskbar, type Device Manager, and then select Device Manager from the list of results.In Device Manager, select Display adapters, then select the display adapter.Press and hold (or right-click) the display adapter name, then select Update driver and follow the instructions.
Find your Windows product key
Generally, if you bought a physical copy of Windows, the product key should be on a label or card inside the box that Windows came in. If Windows came preinstalled on your PC, the product key should appear on a sticker on your device. If you’ve lost or can’t find the product key, contact the manufacturer. To ensure your product key is ...
Applies To: Microsoft account dashboard
Uninstall or remove apps and programs in Windows
Uninstall from Control Panel. In search on the taskbar, enter Control Panel and select it from the results. Select Programs > Programs and Features. Press and hold (or right-click) on the program you want to remove and select Uninstall or Uninstall / Change. Then follow the directions on the screen.
Connect a wireless display to your Windows PC
Turn on your TV or projector. If you're using a Miracast dongle or adapter, make sure it's plugged in to the display. On your PC, make sure Wi-Fi is turned on. On the right side of the taskbar, select the Network icon > Cast, then select your display or wireless adapter. Follow any additional instructions on the screen.
Download and install or reinstall Office 2019, Office 2016, or Office ...
From the top of the page, select Services and subscriptions and on that page find the Microsoft 365 product you want to install and select Install. To install Microsoft 365 in a different language, or to install the 64-bit version, select the link Other options. Choose the language and bit version you want, and then select Install. You're now ...
Applies To: Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2016 for Mac, Office 2013
Sign in to SharePoint
Go to office.com, and sign in to your work or school account. In the upper left corner of the window, select the app launcher > All apps > SharePoint. Tip: If you don't see the SharePoint app under All apps, use the Search box near the top of the window to search for SharePoint. For more information, see Where to sign in to Microsoft 365.
Applies To: SharePoint in Microsoft 365
Screen mirroring and projecting to your PC
Here’s how to mirror another screen or project to your PC: Select Start > Settings > System > Projecting to this PC . Under Add the “Wireless Display” optional feature to project to this PC, select Optional features . Next to Add an optional feature, select View features, then enter “wireless display.”. Select the check box next to ...
Recover lost or deleted files
Recover lost or deleted files. Windows 7. Note: If you've recently updated Windows 10 and are having problems finding files, see Find lost files after the upgrade to Windows 10. If you can't find a file on your computer or you accidently modified or deleted a file, you can restore it from a backup (if you're using Windows backup) or you can try ...
Edit your passwords in Microsoft Edge
Go to Settings and more > Settings > Profiles > Passwords . Next to the password you want to change, select More actions , and then select Edit. When prompted, authenticate yourself to the operating system to get access to the password information. After you successfully authenticate yourself, in the Edit password dialog, update your password ...