Fixes & improvements

Surface Go picks up September 2020 firmware update

A new firmware update is available for Surface Go to improve camera and fixes various issues – here's all you need to know.

Surface Go 2 with keyboard on desk (source: Microsoft)

Microsoft has made available a new firmware update for its Surface Go to improve the camera experience, Surface Dock 2 reliability, power and thermal analysis, and it addresses several problems.

The firmware update is dated September 15, and it’s available for Surface Go devices running the Windows 10 May 2019 Update or higher releases.

Surface Go firmware update

The following changes are available for Surface Go:

  • Surface UEFI – Firmware 1.1.18.0: Improves battery Smart Charging reliability, and addresses security updates.
  • Intel AVStream Camera 2500 – System devices 30.18305.6.12414: Improves camera experience and resolves associated system bugcheck.
  • Intel Microsoft Camera Front -System devices 30.18305.6.12414: Improves camera experience and resolves associated system bugcheck.
  • Intel Microsoft Camera IR – System devices 30.18305.6.12414: Improves camera experience and resolves associated system bugcheck.
  • Intel Microsoft Camera Rear – System devices 30.18305.6.12414: Improves camera experience and resolves associated system bugcheck.
  • Intel Camera – Control Logic -System devices 30.18305.6.12414: Improves camera experience and resolves associated system bugcheck.
  • Intel Camera – CSI2 Host Controller Driver – System devices 30.18305.6.12414: Improves camera experience and resolves associated system bugcheck.
  • Intel Camera – Imaging Signal Processor 2500 -System devices 30.18305.6.12414: Improves camera experience and resolves associated system bugcheck.
  • Intel iCLS Client – Software components 1.60.155.0: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface -System devices 1952.14.0.1470: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Firmware update extension – no Device Manager notes 5.5.0.0: Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability and addresses system bugcheck.
  • Surface System Telemetry Driver – System devices 1.29.137.0: Facilitates power and thermal related data analysis.
  • Surface Dock Firmware Update – Firmware 2.49.139.0: Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability and addresses system bugcheck.
  • Surface ME – Firmware 11.8.77.3664: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

The update should download and install automatically, but if you have not received it, then you get it from Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and try to force the download manually.