Surface Duo update history

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

How to get the update

Surface updates are released in stages - not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but it’ll be delivered to all devices. If you haven’t received an update, see Update Surface Duo.

  • 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 update

March 2021 updates

March 25 release

The following updates are available for locked AT&T Surface Duos.

Software version

Update info

2021.207.71 (AT&T Locked Device)
 

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - March 2020.

  • Improves device stability.

  • Improves device performance.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Improves incoming ring experience with communication apps.

  • Fixes the experience when dismissing apps in single screen mode, which had a delay before showing the home screen.

  • Taking screenshots in single screen mode will now capture the active screen instead of both.

  • Increases time that the “Double-tap to switch screens” is available to change screens.

  • Fixes the ability to unlock the device using the fingerprint reader when an app is running above the lock screen.

  • Apps that only support portrait orientation can now rotate clockwise when spanning across both screens.

March 18 release

The following updates are available for unlocked Surface Duos in North America and Europe.

Software version

Update info

2021.207.70 (North America)


2021.207.72 (Europe)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - March 2020.

  • Improves device stability.

  • Improves device performance.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Improves incoming ring experience with the communication apps.

  • Fixes the experience when dismissing apps in single screen mode, which had a delay before showing the home screen.

  • Taking screenshots in single screen mode will now capture the active screen instead of both.

  • Increases time that the “Double-tap to switch screens” is available to change screens.

  • Fixes the ability to unlock the device using the fingerprint reader when an app is running above the lock screen.

  • Apps that only support portrait orientation can now rotate clockwise when spanning across both screens.

March 02 release

The following updates are available for locked AT&T Surface Duos.

Software version

Update info

2021.115.53 (AT&T Locked Device)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - February 2020.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Improves single tap touch experience.

February 17 release

The following updates are available for unlocked Surface Duos in North America.

Software version

Update info

2021.115.52 (North America)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - February 2020.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Improves single tap touch experience.

The following updates are available for unlocked Surface Duos in Europe.

Software version

Update info

2021.115.54 (Europe)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - February 2020.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Improves single tap touch experience.

2020.1211.87 (Europe)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - December 2020 and January 2021.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Adds the ability of adding a caller to conference calls in certain conditions.

  • Improves audio quality when using speaker mode.

  • Improves touch stability.

February 09 release

The following updates are available for locked AT&T Surface Duos.

Software version

Update info

2020.1211.86 (AT&T Locked Device)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - December 2020 and January 2021.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Adds the ability to add a caller to conference calls in certain conditions.

  • Improves audio quality when using speaker mode.

  • Improves touch stability.

January 27 release

The following updates are available for unlocked Surface Duos.

Software version

Update info

2020.1211.85 (Unlocked Device)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - December 2020 and January 2021.

  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.

  • Adds the ability to add a caller to conference calls in certain conditions.

  • Improves audio quality when using speaker mode.

  • Improves touch stability.

November 16 release

The following updates are available for locked AT&T Surface Duos.

Software version

Update info

2020.1014.64 (AT&T Locked Device)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - November 2020.

  • Refines camera image quality.

  • Improves moving or dismissing of apps when spanned across both screens.

  • Improves touch stability.

  • Improves device stability.

November 13 release

The following updates are available for unlocked Surface Duos.

Software version

Update info

2020.1014.61 (Unlocked Device)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - November 2020.

  • Refines camera image quality.

  • Improves moving or dismissing of apps when spanned across both screens.

  • Improves touch stability.

  • Improves device stability.

October 14 release

The following updates are available for locked AT&T Surface Duos.

Software version

Update info

2020.910.73 (AT&T Locked Device)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - October 2020.

  • Improves call stability and experience.

  • Improves touch stability.

  • Improves Facebook Messenger single screen experience when launching by clicking on Facebook chat bubble.

  • Improves device stability.

October 6 release

The following updates are available for unlocked Surface Duos. 

Software version

Update info

2020.910.72 (Unlocked Device)

This update:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin - October 2020.

  • Improves call stability and experience.

  • Improves touch stability.

  • Improves Facebook Messenger single screen experience when launching by clicking on Facebook chat bubble.

  • Improves device stability.

September 10 release

The following updates are available for Surface Duo.

Software version

Update info

2020.812.86 (Unlocked Device)

2020.812.87 (AT&T Locked Device)

This update:

  • Device stability improvements.

  • Camera stability, performance, and image quality improvements.

  • Improved application gestures for dismissing and moving apps to full screen.

  • Improvements in calling features and stability.

Known issues and additional information about Surface Duo

We are listening. Quality is a top priority, and we want to keep you informed about issues impacting customers.

  • Currently, there are no known issues.

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