April Firmware Update brings Surface Dial On-Screen Support to Surface Pro 4
Microsoft finally brings the on-screen support for Surface Dial to all Surface Pro 4 devices via the latest firmware update rolled out today. You can now get this new firmware updates on Windows Update.
It’s been a long time promised that Microsoft said to bring on-screen support for Surface Dial to the previous generation of Surface Pro and Surface Book. Now the wait is over for Surface Pro 4 users, you can now enjoy the more natural way of Surface Dial on-screen controls.
Microsoft today has rolled out a bunch of firmware and drivers update to its digitizer and touch system. Those updates will bring the on-screen support for Surface Dial and improve overall touch accuracy on Surface Pro 4.
As always, all new firmware updates for Surface Pro 4 are listed on the Surface Pro 4 update history page. Here is all detail information about this April, 12th firmware updates:
|Windows Update History Name||Device Manager Name|
|Surface – Human Interface Device – 2.0.313.0||Surface Type Cover Filter Device|
|Surface – Firmware – 18.104.22.168||Surface Type Cover Filter Device|
|Surface – System – 22.214.171.124||Surface Type Cover Filter Device|
|Surface – System – 1.0.821.0||Surface Touch Servicing ML – System|
Microsoft also provides more information about overall device attribute benefits from this update as well:
How to get this new Firmware Updates
You can get this new Firmware Update by:
- Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update
- Click on Check for updates
If your new Surface Pro 4 hasn’t yet installed the updates, it should be displayed in the Windows Update now.
Alternatively, you can also download this update as .msi files from the Surface Pro 4 Drivers and Firmware page at Microsoft Download Center.
Source: Surface Blog for IT Pros