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Surface accessories will receive driver and firmware updates until the date listed in the Surface accessories driver and firmware lifecycle.

To keep your Surface Earbuds performing their best, make sure that you have the latest firmware updates.

How to get the update

Use the Surface Audio app (on Android and iOS devices) or Surface app (on Windows 10/11 PCs) to download and install the latest firmware updates for your Surface Earbuds. To learn how, see Update Surface Earbuds.

Note: Firmware updates can’t be uninstalled or reverted to an earlier version.

Improvements and fixes in the update

September 2020 Updates 

September 04 release 

The following update is available for Surface Earbuds. 

Firmware version

Update info

Enables an option within the Surface Audio app that allows the ability to turn on or off using the aptX codec. When turned off, Surface Earbuds will use the SBC codec.

Firmware version

Update info

  • Audio quality and stability improvements.

  • Pairing and connection improvement

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