Microsoft offers a sleek line of Surface devices from Laptop computers to device accessories. Each device is equipped with a series of numbers that mark its identity, so users will find it easy in case they need to replace parts or have their devices repaired.
There are different ways on how to find the serial number on your Microsoft Surface device. Check out the methods below to know how to identify the model of your Surface device.
Finding the Serial Number on Microsoft Surface Devices
Method #1 – Check the Original Packaging
When you have the original packaging of your Surface device, you can find it on the barcode label along with the model number
Method #2 – Locate It in the Device Itself
- The serial number is also found in different parts of your Surface device.
- Surface Pro Model – Check the base of the kickstand.
- Surface Book – First, disconnect the screen and look at the bottom. You will find the serial numbers.
- Surface Go Model – Check the base of the kickstand.
- Surface Laptop – The serial number is found near the hinge under the keyboard.
- Surface RT – Check the base of the kickstand.
- Surface Studio – Flip your Surface Studio device and check the bottom of the base.
- Surface 2 and 3 – Check the base of the kickstand.
Method #3 – Access the Surface App
If you have downloaded and installed the Surface App (if not, you can download here), you will find your device’s serial number there. Check it under Your Surface.
Method #4 – Open the Settings
- Launch Start and go to the Settings.
- Click System and then About.
- Locate the Windows Specifications section and check your serial number.
Method #5 – Find the Serial Number in the Surface Headphones
Remove the right earmuff of your Surface headphone by rotating it towards you. Twist the earmuff in a counterclockwise motion and lift it to remove. you will then see the serial number on the base.
Method #6 – Look for the Serial Number in Cortana
If you are using a Windows 10 PC, launch Cortana and go to Devices. Select Manage Surface Headphones and look under About.
Method #7 – Check the Surface Audio App
For Windows 10 PC, click the Start button and choose Surface Audio. Click Surface Headphones and go to the Devices Details.
Which method above works best for you? Let us know in the comments below.