Surface Go LTE Advanced and Laptop 2 get firmware updates

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Go LTE Advanced are getting a slew of firmware updates this week. In addition to stability improvements, the updates improve the functionality of the Surface Pen with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

The longer list of updates belongs to the Surface Laptop 2, with updates for the Surface Pen, UEFI, and more. Here are all the new releases:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – System – 3.0.10.1

Surface Pen Firmware Update – System devices

  • 3.0.10.1 Ensures reliability of Pen top button click on Surface Pen with no clip-on Windows 10 October 10 2018 Update, version 1809.

    Use the Surface Pen Checker Tool to verify that the Pen’s firmware was successfully updated.
Surface – HIDClass – 1.0.9.0

Surface Pen Integration Device – Human Interface Devices

  • 1.0.9.0 Enables firmware update to Surface Pen with no clip.
Surface - System - 4.18.139.0

Surface Integration Service Device

  • 4.18.139.0 Improves system stability.
Surface – Firmware – 11.8.56.3522

Surface ME – Firmware

  • 11.8.56.3522 Improves system stability.
Surface - Firmware - 145.106.139.0

Surface System Aggregator

  • 145.106.139.0 Improves system stability.
Surface - Firmware - 145.106.139.0

Surface Touch - Firmware

  • 145.106.139.0 Improves system stability.
Surface Firmware- 137.2439.769

Surface UEFI - Firmware

  • 137.2439.769 Improves system stability.

Meanwhile, the Surface Go LTE Advanced is getting the first batch of firmware updates since the device was made available back in November. Unlike the Surface Pro with Advanced LTE, Microsoft is separating the update history for the LTE variant of the Surface Go.

The list of updates here is smaller, but it's more significant in its nature. In addition to the Surface Pen reliability enhancements, the firmware updates improve the device's compatibility with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, or version 1809, finally enabling the feature update for users of the Surface Go LTE. Here's the full list:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – System – 3.0.10.1

Surface Pen Firmware Update – System devices

  • 3.0.10.1 resolves intermittent Pen top button click failure on Surface Pen with no clip, post Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

    Use the Surface Pen Checker Tool to verify that the Pen’s firmware was successfully updated
Surface – HIDClass – 1.0.9.0

Surface Pen Integration Device – Human Interface Devices

  • 1.0.9.0 enables firmware update to Surface Pen with no clip.
Surface – System – 1.5.4.0

Generic IO & Memory Access – System

  • 1.5.4.0 improves compatibility issue and enables update to Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

The new firmware should be available through Windows Update right now, so you can head to the Settings app to download it manually. On the Surface Go LTE, you may want to look for updates again after installing these, so that you may get the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

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