Go back to the Bluetooth settings page on your PC, then select Bluetooth or other device > Bluetooth. Choose Surface Dial from the list of devices. Follow additional instructions if they appear, then select Done.

How does Microsoft dial work?

When used with Surface Studio, Surface Pro, and Surface Book 2, Surface Dial allows you to reimagine the way you design. Place it directly on the screen and watch as a color picker or ruler magically appears on your digital drafting table.

Is Microsoft Dial worth it?

If you are a digital artist with a Surface Studio or Surface Book 2 15-inch, the Surface Dial can be a pretty fun tool to add into the mix. It’s only really worth it on Surface devices with enough screen real estate, so unless you have one, everybody else should probably steer clear.

Can you use Surface Dial with PC?

Surface Dial is compatible with any PC, laptop, or tablet that has the latest version of Windows 10 and supports Bluetooth LE.

Does Surface Dial work with Surface Studio laptop?

Many of the innovative things Surface Dial can do with Surface Studio, Surface Pro, and Surface Book 2 can also be done with Surface Book, Surface Laptop, and Surface Pro 4.

How do I setup my Surface Dial?

Press and hold your Surface Dial to see other tools in the wheel menu.



Set it up

  1. On your PC, select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices.
  2. On your Surface Dial, pull the bottom off to open the battery compartment. …
  3. Remove the battery tab from the underside of your Surface Dial.

How do I open my Surface Dial?

Pull the bottom off your Surface Dial, pull the bottom to open the battery compartment. Make sure there are two AAA batteries inside. Remove the battery tab from the underside of your Surface Dial. Press and hold the button by the batteries for 5-7 seconds, then let the button go.

Can Surface Dial replace mouse?

Can Surface Dial replace the mouse? No, it cannot be used to click/right-click or move a cursor on the screen.

What is Surface Pro Dial?

When used with Surface Studio, Surface Pro, and Surface Book 2, Surface Dial allows you to reimagine the way you design. Place it directly on the screen and watch as a color picker or ruler magically appears on your digital drafting table.

Does Surface Dial work with Mac?

Mac Dial. macOS support for the Surface Dial. The surface dial can be paired with macOS but any input results in invalid mouse inputs on macOS. This app reads the raw data from the dial and translates them to correct mouse and media inputs for macOS.

Does Surface Dial work on Windows 10?

By default, Surface Dial brings up the most used shortcuts in Windows 10; Volume, Scroll, Zoom, Undo, and Custom tool. Instead of relying on menu navigation or keyboard macros, you can set up the Surface Dial to control apps or perform other actions in Windows 10.

Does Surface Dial work with onenote?

So I’m really disappointed that the surface dial doesn’t have any one note integration. Even the zoom function doesn’t work, and that’s just one of the general presets. The dial being fully integrated with onenote makes perfect sense, and its ridiculous that it doesn’t work.