Introduction

Use this guide to replace the kickstand for your Surface.

Turn the tablet over so the screen is facing down. Pull up on the bottom corners to open the stand.
  • Turn the tablet over so the screen is facing down.

  • Pull up on the bottom corners to open the stand.

  • Remove the stand by unscrewing the two 5.08mm T5 Torx screws located on the left and right sides.

  • Gently wiggle the stand until the lever in the middle is free, releasing the stand.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Where do you get the replacement kickstand from?

Ray - Reply

is this compatible with surface pro 1 ?

arqueiro - Reply

Do you offer a replacement kickstand for the surface rt 2?

allie - Reply

Does this replacement kickstand come with the screws also?

Andrea Thompson - Reply

Where can the kickstand screws be purchased separately?

Anthony Welch - Reply

I am in the uk but there no uk options

we love eletronics - Reply

Does this work for a broken hinge?

schmee - Reply

i need to find the torx #5 screws to mount the kickstand. any suggestions?

Harry - Reply

does this fit on a window 8 pro?

JOHN FAVIS - Reply

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