Surface Pro 3 firmware update now available [August 16, 2017]

A new Surface Pro 3 firmware update is now available for download. According to the Update History page, they were released on August 16. The new firmware update adds support for the new Surface Pro Type Cover and Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

In addition, updates improve compatibility and don’t affect security, reliability, connectivity, performance, or battery life.

Surface Pro 3 firmware update released [August 16, 2017] full changelog:

Windows Update History NameDevice Manager Name
Surface – System – 3.0.0.0Surface Smart Cover Backlight – System device

  • 3.0.0.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.
Surface – HID – 1.0.173.1Surface PTP Filter – HID

  • 1.0.173.1 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.
Surface – Biometric – 2.2.11.0Surface Fingerprint Sensor Driver – Biometric device

  • 2.2.11.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.
Surface – HID – 1.0.2.0Surface Pro Type Cover Integration – HID

  • 1.0.2.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.
Surface – Keyboards – 1.1.504.0Surface Type Cover Filter Device – Keyboards

  • 1.1.504.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.