Surface Pro 3 gets firmware update (September 10, 2018) to improve battery life
Microsoft rolled out another firmware update to Surface Pro 3 for September 2018. It will improve Surface Pro 3's battery life when not in use. You can now get this new firmware update on Windows Update.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the first successful Surface device that is widely used by consumer and enterprise customers. Despite its 4 years old, Microsoft is still continuing to provide firmware updates to the device. Likewise, my sister’s Surface Pro 3 can handle well for the day-to-day tasks at her workplace.
Today, Microsoft has rolled out another firmware update to all Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or greater. This new update will improve your Surface Pro 3 battery life while you’re not using it.
According to Surface Pro 3 history page, here are the full details for September 10, 2018 update for Surface Pro 3:
|Windows Update History Name||Device Manager Name|
|Surface – Firmware – 3.11.2550.0||Surface UEFI – Firmware|
|Surface – Firmware – 126.96.36.199||Surface Embedded Controller Firmware – Firmware|
|Surface – System – 2.0.1350.0||Surface Integration – System devices|
You can get this new Firmware Update by:
- Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update
- Click on Check for updates
If your Surface Pro 3 didn’t have the update installed yet, it should appear on the Windows Update page now.
Either way, you can also download the latest cumulative driver and firmware update for Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft Download Center.