Surface Pro 5 gets new (July 23, 2020) firmware updates

Microsoft is now rolling out the July 2020 update to Surface Pro 5 devices to improves device stability during hibernate.

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 5 devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903, or later.

The new firmware update will improves device stability during hibernate. The update is listed as a “July 23 release” on the Surface Pro 5 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for July 23, 2020 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for July 23, 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
Surface – Firmware – 235.3261.768.0 Surface UEFI – Firmware 235.3261.768.0

Improves device stability during hibernate.

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