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How to Set or Change Static IP Address on Surface Pro 3

In this article will show you how to set or change the static IP address on Surface Pro 3 Windows 8.1. It is similar to the steps to set an IP address on desktop or laptop PC.

Here are the detail steps:

Step 1: Swipe in from the right edge of surface to bring out the Charms bar, and tap on "Search".

tap on search

Step 2: Type in "control panel" on the search box, and then tap on "Control Panel".

search control panel

Step 3: Tap on "Network and Internet" on the Control Panel.

tap network and internet

Step 4: Next, tap on "Network and Sharing Center".

tap network and sharing center

Step 5: Select "Change adapter settings" on the left side.

tap change adapter settings

Step 6: Double tap on the WLAN to open the WLAN Status.

tap on wlan

Step 7: Tap on the "Properties" button on the WLAN Status.

tap on properties

Step 8: Double tap on "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" on the WLAN Properties.

internet protocol version 4

Step 9: Select "Use the following IP address:", and then set or change your IP address on the Surface.

set or change ip address on surface pro 3

Tips:
The steps to set or change the static IP address on the other Surface devices (Surface RT, Surface 2/3, Surface Pro 1/2) are similar, and I hope this article would be a good reference for you.

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