How to properly shut down a Surface Laptop 3?

Don't know to shut down your Surface Laptop 3 in a proper way. Here we listed the recommended ways to properly shut down your Surface Laptop 3.

How to shut down Surface Laptop 3

There are many ways to shut down or turn off your Surface Laptop 3 when you finished your work and you want to make sure that your laptop is completely turned off without draining more battery. It’s also a good idea to restart your laptop once a week to make sure your laptop can install any pending updates and refresh your system memory to improve your laptop’s performance.

Today we will show you the two common methods to properly shut down your Surface Laptop 3:

Important Make sure you save all your works before you shut down your computer. You will lose your unsaved documents when you shut down your laptop.

Question #1:

How to shut down your Surface Laptop 3 via Start Menu?

Answer:

To shut down your Surface Laptop 3 via Start Menu:

  1. Select the Start icon on the bottom left of the screen.
  2. Select the Power button next to the start menu.
  3. Select the “Shut down” button from the pop-up list.
    Shut down Surface via Start Menu
Question #2:

How to shut down your Surface Laptop 3 via Power Button?

Answer:

Every Surface device has a power button and you can shut down your Surface Laptop 3 via the power button too. To do so:

  1. Press and hold the Power button (about 3s).
    Surface Laptop 3 Power Button
  2. Wait until you see the message “Slide to shut down your PC”.
    Slide to shut down your PC
  3. Use your finger to slide the lock screen down to shut down your device
  4. Or use your mouse pointer to click, hold, and move the lock screen down to shut down your device.

Note If you want to go back without shutting down your device, press any key or just slide the lock screen up to go back.

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