Microsoft Release Another Firmware Update for Surface Pro 3

Microsoft releasing another 8/1/2016 firmware update for Surface Pro 3 owners. Hope it will fix battery draining problems on your Surface Pro 3 devices.

Microsoft has just rolled out an update to the Surface Pro 3 since 21/07/2016. Today, another firmware update has released once again for the Surface Pro 3.

The last firmware update for the Surface Pro 3  has been released to fix some battery issues. The last update seems not able to fix the battery drain issues on some Surface Pro 3 with Simplo battery. You can check out here to know how to check your Surface battery manufacturer.

Surface Pro 3 Firmware Update 8/1/2016

Today’s firmware update seems to be a promise that Microsoft has made to fix the battery draining problems. However, there’s no information about what’s contained in this firmware update on Surface Pro 3 history page just yet.

August 1, 2016, Firmware Update

Here are the full details for the 8/1/2016 firmware update for Surface Pro 3:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
“System Firmware Update – 8/1/2016” or “System Hardware Update – 8/1/2016”  Surface Pro UEFI

  • v3.11.1550.0 improves stability and performance when changing between power states.

Surface Pen Settings

  • v12.0.303.1 improves system stability with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.