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XPS 8920 Setup and Specifications

Set up your computer

  1. Connect the keyboard and mouse.
    Image: Connect the keyboard and mouse
  2. Connect to your network using a cable, or connect to a wireless network.
    Image: Connect the network cable
  3. Connect the display.
    Image: Connect the display

    NOTE: If you ordered your computer with a discrete graphics card, the HDMI and the display ports on the back panel of your computer are covered. Connect the display to the discrete graphics card.

  4. Connect the power cable.
    Image: Connect the power cable
  5. Press the power button.
    Image: Press power button
  6. Finish Windows setup.
    Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. When setting up, Dell recommends that you:
    • Connect to a network for Windows updates.

      NOTE: If connecting to a secured wireless network, enter the password for the wireless network access when prompted.

    • If connected to the internet, sign-in with or create a Microsoft account. If not connected to the internet, create an offline account.

    • On the Support and Protection screen, enter your contact details.

  7. Locate and use Dell apps from the Windows Start menu—Recommended
    Table 1. Locate Dell appsProvides the list of Dell apps on your computer.
    Image: My Dell

    My Dell

    Centralized location for key Dell applications, help articles, and other important information about your computer. It also notifies you about the warranty status, recommended accessories, and software updates if available.

    Image: Support Assist


    Pro-actively checks the health of your computer’s hardware and software. The SupportAssist OS Recovery tool troubleshoots issues with the operating system. For more information, see the SupportAssist documentation at

    NOTE: In SupportAssist, click the warranty expiry date to renew or upgrade your warranty.

    Image: Dell Update

    Dell Update

    Updates your computer with critical fixes and latest device drivers as they become available. For more information about using Dell Update, see the knowledge base article SLN305843 at

    Image: Dell Digital Delivery

    Dell Digital Delivery

    Download software applications, which are purchased but not pre-installed on your computer. For more information about using Dell Digital Delivery, see the knowledge base article 153764 at

  8. Create recovery drive for Windows.

    NOTE: It is recommended to create a recovery drive to troubleshoot and fix problems that may occur with Windows.

    For more information, see Create a USB recovery drive for Windows.

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