How to Use Your Surface PC as a Portable Display

Having a Surface PC? You can configure your Surface as a beautiful portable wireless display or secondary monitor with the mouse, keyboard, touch, and pen support.

How to Use Surface PC as a Portable Monitor

Having a dual or multiple monitors setup is really help in multitasking. At my office, I have a triple monitors setup, my main Surface Book display, a 29-inch ultrawide, and a 21.5-inch monitor on either side. With that setup, I can view multiple websites up to 6 websites side by side for doing research, writing articles, and doing many other things.

When I work outside my office, I also have my own portable multiple monitors setup. I don’t have a portable monitor, but instead, I have used my Surface 3 as a portable wireless display and it works pretty well for web browsing and most activities.

In this guide, I will walk you through the steps to connect and configure your Surface PCs as a portable wireless display.

  1. Preparing your Surface PCs
  2. Configuring a Surface PC (Surface 3) as a Portable Monitor
  3. Projecting the Surface PC (Surface Book) to a Wireless Display (Surface 3)

Best Accessories for Microsoft Surface

With the right set of accessories, you can boost your Surface's productivity to the next level. Here we have some of the best accessories you should get for your Surface devices.

Those are the top must-have accessories for Microsoft Surface devices so far. With Surface Pen, Surface Dock, Surface Precision Mouse, and microSD card will significantly increase your Surface performance, storage, and productivity.