How to change Surface Go Screen Brightness

Microsoft Surface Go is the smallest Surface 2-in-1 device that lets you switch between tablet and laptop by attaching a supported Surface Go Type Cover. It has the power of a laptop and the portability of a tablet with touch and ink support.

Suppose you are new to the Microsoft Surface devices or Windows ecosystem. In that case, you probably can’t figure out how to control the device’s behavior including the adjusting screen brightness implemented differently from manufacturers. This tutorial will show you three easy ways to change screen brightness on Surface Go with or without a keyboard attached.

Note The following methods will apply to the Surface Go lineup, including Surface Go (1st Gen), Surface Go 2, and Surface Go 3.


Those are the top 3 easy and quick ways to adjust or change screen brightness on the Microsoft Surface Go lineup. However, Surface and Windows 10 have many more advanced methods to control screen brightness, color, and behavior for Surface Go. I hope we can cover those topics in our future posts.