Micro USB Adapter for Windows 8/10 Tablets (Not for Windows RT)
Use BearExtender with a Windows 8 Tablet
Frequently Asked Questions
No, BearExtender requires a tablet running Windows 8.
The Surface and Surface 2 run Windows RT.
How about Microsoft Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2?
Yes, BearExtender can be plugged into a Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2 and does not need this adapter.
My Windows 8 Tablet came with a Micro USB to standard USB adapter. Do I need your adapter cable?
No, if your Windows 8 Tablet already came with an adapter cable or the keyboard attachment/dock has a standard USB port, you do not need our adapter cable.
Can I use this cable other USB devices like a USB flash drive?
Yes, this cable allows you to connect other standard USB devices like a USB thumb drive. Your tablet's Micro USB port may not provide enough power to operate larger accessories such as a USB hard drive or scanner for example.
Does this adapter work with my tablet?
If your tablet has a Micro USB port and it runs Windows 8 (Not Windows RT), then this adapter is compatible.
If your Windows 8 tablet already has a full size USB port, you do not need this adapter.
Can you check my tablet compatibility for me?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your tablet brand and model number.
Partial compatibility list
|Samsung ATIV Tab 3|
|Acer Iconia W3|
|Acer Iconia W4|
|Acer Iconia W5|
|ASUS Vivo Tab Smart|
|Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2 8"|
|Lenovo IdeaTab Miix 10.1"|
|Dell Venue 11 Pro||Adapter not required|
|Microsoft Surface Pro||Adapter not required|
|Microsoft Surface Pro 2||Adapter not required|
|HP Split x2||Adapter not required|
|Samsung ATIV Tab 7||Adapter not required|
|Microsoft Surface (RT)||Not compatible|
|Microsoft Surface 2 (RT)||Not compatible|
|Asus VivoTab RT||Not compatible|
|Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11||Not compatible|
|Dell XPS 10||Not compatible|
|Dell Venue Pro 8||Not compatible|
|Samsung Ativ Tab (2012)||Not compatible|