Surface Go 2 gets new (May 12, 2020) firmware updates

Microsoft is now rolling out the May 2020 update to Surface Go 2 devices to improve connection reliability.

Surface Go 2 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Go 2. The following updates is available for all Surface Go 2 devices running Windows 10 April 2018 Update, Version 1803, or later.

The new firmware update will improve connection reliability. The update is listed as a “May 12 release” on the Surface Go 2 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for May 12, 2020 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for May 12, 2020 Updates

Below is the complete changelog provided by Microsoft for the new updates. It includes the name and version listed in the Windows Updates and the name listed in Device Manager.

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name Version and Update
Intel – net – 21.80.2.1 Intel(R) Wi-Fi 6 AX200 160MHz – Network Adapters 21.80.2.1

improve connection reliability.

Intel Corporation –Bluetooth – 21.80.0.3 Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) – Bluetooth 21.80.0.3

improve connection reliability.

Getting the Updates via Windows Update

You can get this new Firmware Update via Windows Updates, as we detailed here:
On Windows 11:
  1. Go to Start > Settings (Win + I) Open Settings app on Windows 11
  2. Go to Windows Update and click on the Check for updates button Check for updates on Windows 11
On Windows 10:
  1. Go to Start > Settings > Update & security Windows 10 Settings > Update & Security
  2. From the Windows Update tab, click Check for updates Windows 10 - Check for updates
If your Surface Go 2 didn't receive the update, it should appear on the Windows Update list by now.

Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Alternatively, you can download the latest cumulative driver and firmware update for Surface Go 2 from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Go 2 Update History

2022
Nov
11
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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Sep
22
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Address the "No bootable device" startup error.
    View
Jun
24
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability.
    View
Mar
03
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
    View
2021
Sep
09
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability and improves PXE boot performance and driver to support service.
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Mar
05
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Improves graphics and system stability.
    View
2020
Nov
05
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Improves system stability.
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Jun
18
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Improves pen performance when your palm is on the device.
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May
12
  • Surface Go 2 Image
    Improve connection reliability.