Surface Pro 5 gets new (May 16, 2019) firmware updates

Microsoft is now rolling out the May update to Surface Pro 5 devices to improve system security, camera performance, system stability, performance when resuming sleep, and battery life while using an SD card during Connected Standby.

Surface Pro 5 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Pro 5. The following updates are available for all Surface Pro (5th Gen) devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903 or later:

The new firmware update will improve system security, camera performance, system stability, performance when resuming sleep, and battery life while using an SD card during Connected Standby. The update is listed as a “May 16 release” on the Surface Pro 5 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for May 16, 2019 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for May 16, 2019 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
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.9127.58 Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth

15.68.9127.58 improves system security.

Intel – Camera – 30.15063.6.8611 Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500 – Camera

30.15063.6.8611 improves camera performance.

Intel Corporation – Display – 25.20.100.6472 Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 – Display adapter

Intel(R) Iris(R) Plus Graphics 640– Display adapter

25.20.100.6472 improves system stability and performance when resuming sleep.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net -15.68.9127.58 Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters

15.68.9127.58 improves system security.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.15063.6.8611 Intel(R) Control Logic – System devices

30.15063.6.8611 improves camera performance.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.15063.6.8611 Microsoft Camera Front– System devices

30.15063.6.8611 improves camera performance.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.15063.6.8611 Microsoft IR Camera Front– System devices

30.15063.6.8611 improves camera performance.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.15063.6.8611 Microsoft Camera Rear– System devices

30.15063.6.8611 improves camera performance.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.15063.6.8611 Intel(R) CIO2 Host Controller – System devices

30.15063.6.8611 improves camera performance.

Intel – System – 30.15063.6.8611 Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500 – System devices

30.15063.6.8611 improves camera performance.

Surface – System – 4.0.0.0 Surface System Telemetry – System

4.0.0.0 resolves an error code in Device Manager under Surface System Telemetry.

Realtek Semiconductor Corp – USB – 10.0.17763.31246 Realtek USB 3.0 Card Reader – Universal Serial Bus controllers

10.0.17763.31246 improves battery life while using an SD card during Connected Standby.

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 Pro 5 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 Pro 5 from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Pro 5 Update History