Local management for Surface Hub settings

After initial setup of Microsoft Surface Hub, the device’s settings can be locally managed through Settings.

Surface Hub settings

Surface Hubs have many settings that are common to other Windows devices, but also have settings which are only configurable on Surface Hubs. This table lists settings only cofigurable on Surface Hubs.

Setting Location Description
Device account This device > Accounts Set or change the Surface Hub's device account.
Device account sync status This device > Accounts Check the sync status of the device account’s mail and calendar on the Surface Hub.
Password rotation This device > Accounts Choose whether to let the Surface Hub automatically rotate the device account's password.
Change admin account password This device > Accounts Change the password for the local admin account. This is only available if you configured the device to use a local admin during first run.
Configure Operations Management Suite (OMS) This device > Device management Set up monitoring for your Surface Hub using OMS.
Open the Windows Store app This device > Apps & features The Windows Store app is only available to admins through the Settings app.
Skype for Business domain name This device > Calling Configure a domain name for your Skype for Business server.
Default microphone and speaker settings This device > Calling Configure a default microphone and speaker for calls, and a default speaker for media playback.
Turn off wireless projection using Miracast This device > Wireless projection Choose whether presenters can wirelessly project to the Surface Hub using Miracast.
Require a PIN for wireless projection This device > Wireless projection Choose whether people are required to enter a PIN before they use wireless projection.
Wireless projection (Miracast) channel This device > Wireless projection Set the channel for Miracast projection.
Meeting info shown on the welcome screen This device > Welcome screen Choose whether meeting organizer, time, and subject show up on the welcome screen.
Welcome screen background This device > Welcome screen Choose a background image for the welcome screen.
Turn on screen with motion sensors This device > Session & clean up Choose whether the screen turns on when motion is detected.
Session time out This device > Session & clean up Choose how long the device needs to be inactive before returning to the welcome screen.
Sleep time out This device > Session & clean up Choose how long the device needs to be inactive before going to sleep mode.
Friendly name This device > About Set the Surface Hub name that people will see when connecting wirelessly.
Maintenance hours Update & security > Windows Update > Advanced options Configure when updates can be installed.
Configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server Update & security > Windows Update > Advanced options Change whether Surface Hub receives updates from a WSUS server instead of Windows Update.
Save BitLocker key Update & security > Recovery Backup your Surface Hub's BitLocker key to a USB drive.
Collect logs Update & security > Recovery Save logs to a USB drive to send to Microsoft later.

Manage Surface Hub settings

Remote Surface Hub management

Microsoft Surface Hub administrator's guide