Some Surface devices come with Windows 11 already installed. In addition to these newer Surface devices, you can upgrade some other Surface devices from Windows 10 to Windows 11.

To quickly see if your device is compatible, use the PC Health Check app to see if your current PC meets the requirements to run Windows 11. Download PC Health Check

Here are the specific Surface device models that are compatible to upgrade from Windows 10 to 11:

  • Surface Book 2 (on 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U or i7-8650U processor only)

  • Surface Book 3

  • Surface Laptop 2

  • Surface Laptop 3

  • Surface Laptop 4

  • Surface Laptop Go

  • Surface Go 2

  • Surface Pro 6

  • Surface Pro 7

  • Surface Pro 7+

  • Surface Pro X

  • Surface Studio 2

  • Surface Hub 2S

To find out which Surface device model you have, look in the Surface app. For more info, see Find out which Surface model you have.

How we're rolling out the free upgrade to Windows 11

The free upgrade to Windows 11 starts on October 5 and will be done in phases and measured with a focus on quality to make sure we're providing you with best possible experience. That means new eligible Surface devices will be offered the upgrade. The upgrade to Windows 11 will then continue to roll out over time to other existing Surface devices based on hardware eligibility, reliability metrics, the age of your Surface, and other factors that impact the upgrade experience. If you have a Windows 10 PC that's eligible for the upgrade to Windows 11, Windows Update will let you know when it's available. You can also check on your own by going to Settings > Update & SecurityWindows UpdateCheck for updates.

To learn how to upgrade your Surface, see Getting ready for the Windows 11 upgrade.

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