Microsoft rolled out October 2022 firmware updates for Surface Duo 2

Microsoft is now rolling out the October 2022 update to Surface Duo 2 devices to upgrade the Android operating system to Android 12L for foldable devices, address the scenario outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—October 2022, introduce new Fluent UI design, and more.

Surface Duo 2 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Duo 2. The latest update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

The new firmware update upgrades the Android operating system to Android 12L for foldable devices, addresses the scenario outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—October 2022, introduces the new Fluent UI, and more. The update is listed as an “October 24 release” on the Surface Duo 2 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for October 24, 2022 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates

Changelog for October 24, 2022 Updates

Below is the complete changelog provided by Microsoft for the new updates. It includes the software version and detailed information about the update.

Software version Update info
2022.815.179 This update:

  • Upgrades the Android operating system to Android 12L for foldable devices. For general information about Android 12, see Android 12.
  • Addresses scenario outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—October 2022.
  • New Surface Duo 2 features:
    • New Fluent UI—redesigned Quick Settings and Settings, refreshed Microsoft feed design, new acrylic system effects.
    • Windows accent color styles and dynamic theming based on chosen wallpaper.
    • New Windows inspired wallpaper.
    • Optimize battery usage and performance for Microsoft Teams through hardware offloading.

Getting the Updates

You can get this new Firmware Update via System Update, as we detailed here:
  • Make sure your Surface is connected to the internet.
  • Open the Settings app from the app list.
  • In Settings, go to System > System update > Check for update.
  • If your Surface Duo 2 didn't receive the update, it should appear on the System update list by now. You can then download and install the update.
  • Tab Restart now to reboot your Surface to finish the installation.

Surface Duo 2 Update History

2022
Nov
17
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—November 2022.
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Oct
24
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Upgrade the Android operating system to Android 12L for foldable devices, address the scenario outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—October 2022, introduce new Fluent UI design, and more.
Sep
09
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenario outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—September 2022.
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Aug
12
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—August 2022, improves device stability, and improves video quality during video calls.
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Jul
06
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—July 2022, improves device stability, improves system performance, and more.
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Jun
08
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—June 2022, glance Bar shows notifications for 3rd party conversation apps, enables Haptic feedback control in Camera app settings, and more.
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May
18
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—May 2022.
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Apr
12
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—April 2022.
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Mar
17
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—March 2022.
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Feb
25
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin – February 2022, improves system reliability and stability, improves device performance and animations, and more.
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Jan
26
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Enables pen shortcut preferences in settings for Surface Slim Pen 2. It requires Surface Slim Pen 2 to be paired with Surface Duo 2, with the Your Phone app, you can use Android apps on your PC. For more information on using Surface Duo with your PC see Link Surface Duo to your PC, addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—January 2022, and more.
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2021
Dec
06
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—December 2021, improves system reliability and stability, improves app navigations with added support animations, and more.
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Nov
19
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Address scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin – November 2021.
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Oct
22
  • Surface Duo 2 Image
    Improves device stability.
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