Surface Pro 5 August 2021 update is now live

Microsoft is now rolling out the August 2021 update to Surface Pro 5 devices to improves device stability and reliability with Surface Dock 2 scenarios.

Surface Pro 5 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Pro 5. The new update is available for Surface Pro (5th Gen) devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903 (19H1), or later.

The new firmware update will improves device stability and reliability with Surface Dock 2 scenarios. The update is listed as a “August 05 release” on the Surface Pro 5 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for August 05, 2021 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for August 05, 2021 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 Device Manager Version and Update
Surface – Extension – 6.7.137.0 Surface Dock 2 Firmware Update – Extension 6.7.137.0

Improves device stability and reliability with Surface Dock 2 scenarios.

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Extension – 6.1.0.9 Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) Extension 6.1.0.9

Improves audio stability and reliability.

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Media – 6.0.9083.3 Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) – Sound, video, and game controllers 6.0.9083.3

Improves audio stability and reliability.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net – 15.68.17021.121 Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters 15.68.17021.121

Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves device stability.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.17021.121 Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth 15.68.17021.121

Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves device stability.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127 Intel® Microsoft Camera Rear – System 30.18305.6.5127

Improves camera stability and reliability.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127 Intel® Microsoft Camera IR – System 30.18305.6.5127

Improves camera stability and reliability.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127 Intel® Microsoft Camera Front – System 30.18305.6.5127

Improves camera stability and reliability.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127 Intel® Imaging Signal Processor 2500 – System 30.18305.6.5127

Improves camera stability and reliability.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127 Intel® AVStream Camera 2500 – System 30.18305.6.5127

Improves camera stability and reliability.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127 Intel Control Logic  – System 30.18305.6.5127

Improves camera stability and reliability.

Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127 Intel CIO2 Host Controller – System 30.18305.6.5127

Improves camera stability and 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 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