Microsoft and iFixit Join Hands for Authorized Surface Device Repairs

Authorized Surface Device Repairs

Microsoft has entered into a strategic partnership with iFixit to provide Authorized Surface Device Repairs. The Redmond-based tech giant announced that the replacement components for Microsoft Surface devices will now be available directly from iFixit. The company revealed that the Surface devices can be repaired and the collaboration with iFixit is a step in the right direction.

iFixit will provide the entire package of repairable components to technically inclined consumers and out-of-warranty customers. They will be able to purchase replacement components along with all the required tools. They will be able to consult official Surface repair guides including access to common repair questions and videos under a single umbrella.

Commenting on the development, iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens disclosed that Microsoft has demonstrated deep commitment to enhance repairability via unique product design. The partnership is a significant step forward in repairability. As a valuable support partner, iFixit will provide official parts, repair kits, video guides and much more via the Microsoft Repair Hub.

Microsoft has released the list of replacement components for various Surface models that are available with iFixit. You can perform Authorized Surface Device Repairs for the below Surface devices via iFixit.

Surface Pro 7

Kickstand

Surface Pro 7+

Kickstand, Removable SSD (rSSD) & SSD Door

Surface Pro X

Kickstand, Removable SSD (rSSD), SSD Door & Display

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Surface Pro 8

Kickstand, Removable SSD (rSSD), SSD Door & Display

Surface Pro 9

Kickstand, Display, Removable SSD (rSSD), Battery, Surface connect charging port, Back cover, Speakers, Thermal module, Camera front and rear, Camera and Wi-Fi deck, Power and volume button, Motherboard & SSD Door

Surface Pro 9 5G

Kickstand, Display, Removable SSD (rSSD), Battery, Surface connect charging port, Back cover, Speaker, Thermal module, Camera front and rear, Camera deck, Power and volume button, Motherboard & Removable SSD door

Surface Laptop 3

Display, Keyboard, Removable SSD (rSSD) & Rubber feet

Surface Laptop 4

Display, Keyboard, Removable SSD (rSSD), Rubber feet

Surface Laptop 5

Display, Keyboard, Removable SSD (rSSD), Battery with Enclosure, Rubber feet, Surface connect charging port, Motherboard & Thermal module

Surface Laptop Go 2

Display, Keyboard, Keyboard with fingerprint reader, Removable SSD (rSSD), Battery, Rubber feet & Surface connect charging port

Surface Laptop Studio

Display, Keyboard, Removable SSD (rSSD), Battery with Enclosure, Surface connect charging port, USB-C and audio jacks, Cosmetic plate & Rubber feet

Surface Studio 2+

Display, Removable SSD (rSSD), Thermal module, Internal power supply unit & Rubber feet

Surface Laptop SE

Display, Keyboard, Rubber feet, Wi-Fi module, Speakers, Motherboard, Enclosure, Battery & Power Port

You will find links to the respective support pages on the official iFixit page. You should follow the instructions displayed in the official Microsoft Service Guide if you proceed to repair Surface devices. Alternatively, you can also navigate to Microsoft Repair Hub for the list of Surface devices supported by iFixit including access to guides and parts.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com

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