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To keep you Surface Duo 2 performing its best, make sure that you have the latest Surface updates.

How to get updates

Surface updates are released in stages—not every Surface will receive updates at the same time, but they'll be delivered to all devices. If you haven't received updates, see Update Surface Duo.

Notes: 

  • Software updates can't be uninstalled or reverted to an earlier version.

  • When you install the latest update, you'll also get all the previous updates if your Surface doesn't have them already. Only updates that apply to Surface Duo will be downloaded and installed.

  • After the updates are installed, tap Restart now.

Improvements and fixes in the updates

Updates and information for 2022

September 2022 updates

September 09 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.521.8

This update:

  • Addresses scenario outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—September 2022.

August 12 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.519.47

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—August 2022.

  • Improves device stability.

  • Improves video quality during video calls.

 July 06 release

 The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.517.98

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—July 2022.

  • Improves device stability.

  • Improves system performance.

  • Improves camera experience with enhancements to face detection technology and night mode photography.

  • Improves ink responsiveness in Office Apps (OneNote, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) when writing with a Surface Pen.

June 08 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.418.98

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—June 2022.

  • New Surface Duo 2 features:

    • Glance Bar shows notifications for 3rd party conversation apps.

    • Enables Haptic feedback control in Camera app settings.

    • Enables Slim Pen 2 automatic firmware update when paired via Bluetooth. See Use Surface Slim Pen with Surface Duo for more info.

    • Enables Automatic pairing of Slim Pen 2 while inking on either screen (requires Slim Pen 2 to have firmware version 5.133.139 or later and software version 5.148.139 or later).

    • Enables optimized charging to help reduce battery aging by charging the battery gradually overnight.

    • Enables Device Firmware Configuration Interface (DFCI) support to control device usage. See Manage OEMConfig o Surface Duo 2 for more info.

  • Improves device stability.

  • Improves system performance.

  • Improves touch responsiveness.

  • Improves camera usability.

  • Improves in-app camera experience in dual-screen mode for applications with dynamic orientation requirements.

May 18 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.110.15

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—May 2022.

April 12 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.108.8

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—April 2022.

March 17 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.106.38

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—March 2022.

 February 25 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2022.104.111

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin – February 2022.

  • Improves system reliability and stability.

  • Improves device performance and animations.

  • Improves touch responsiveness.

  • Improves camera performance with auto focus.

 January 26 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2021.1116.111

This update:

  • New Surface Duo 2 features:

    • Enables pen shortcut preferences in settings for Surface Slim Pen 2. It requires Surface Slim Pen 2 to be paired with Surface Duo 2.

    • With the Your Phone app, you can use Android apps on your PC. For more information on using Surface Duo with your PC see Link Surface Duo to your PC.

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin—January 2022.

  • Improves camera usability of night mode, 4k video recording, and auto focus.

  • Improves charging reliability with 3rd party chargers.

  • Improves system reliability and stability.

  • Improves touch responsiveness.

Updates and information for 2021

December 06 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2021.923.272

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlines in the Android Security Bulletin—December 2021.

  • Improves system reliability and stability.

  • Improves app navigations with added support animations.

  • Improves camera usability.

  • Improves touch responsiveness.

  • Improves support for LDAC enabled Bluetooth devices.

  • Improves reliability in the Android Auto experience.

  • New Surface Duo 2 features:

    • Enables launching of OneNote when clicking the top button on Surface Slim Pen 2. Requires Surface Slim Pen 2 to be paired with Surface Duo 2.

    • Enabled in Surface Duo features, in Settings, to choose the default screen when folded.

    • Enabled in Surface Duo features, in Settings, to choose preferences for answering phone calls when folded.

November 19 release

The following update is available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2021.830.19

This update:

Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin – November 2021.

October 22 release

The following updates are available for Surface Duo 2 devices.

Software version

Update info

2021.827.34

This update:

  • Improves device stability.

Additional steps for Surface Duo 2

We are listening, and quality is a top priority. We want to let you know about additional information and steps that may be required after installing the latest update.

  • Currently, there are no additional steps to perform after installing the update.

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