The instructions on this page apply only to Surface Dock and Surface Dock 2. If you have a different dock for Surface, you can’t update it using this software. If you aren't sure which dock you have, see Identify your Surface Dock and features.

For Surface Dock 2

Follow these steps to keep your Surface Dock updated. 

Check for Windows Updates

Surface Dock 2 can be automatically updated with Windows Update. Make sure your Surface Dock 2 is connected to your Surface, then follow the instructions for your version of Windows. 

Windows 10

To check if have the latest Windows and Surface updates, select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Update , and select Check for updates. You can also install optional and recommended updates, though it's not required. 

Windows 11

To check if have the latest Windows and Surface updates, select Start > Settings > Windows Update,then select Check for updates. You can also install optional and recommended updates, though it's not required. 

For more info on updates, go to Update Windows.

Download an MSI package

To update your dock using downloadable MSI packages, go to Surface Dock 2 Drivers and Firmware, select Details, and choose a package to download.

Note: This method isn't supported for any Surface model that uses Windows in S mode.

For Surface Dock

Follow these steps to keep your Surface Dock updated.

Use the Surface Dock Firmware Update

  1. Go to Download Surface Tools for IT

  2. Select Download.

  3. Under Choose the download you want, select the latest version of the Surface Dock Firmware Update. The file name will start with Surface_Dock_FWUpdate_ and a version number, and it will have a .msi file name extension at the end.

    You don't need to download all the files in the software package—just select the Surface Dock Firmware Update.

  4. Select Next and follow the rest of the instructions to install the update.

After you've installed the Surface Dock Firmware Update, your Surface Dock will automatically update, and you won't have to do anything. If you'd like to install updates yourself, follow these instructions to manually update your Microsoft Surface Dock Firmware.

Note: If you're using Windows in S mode, you'll need to switch out of S mode or use a different computer to update your Surface Dock.

If your dock still isn't working

Disconnect and reconnect your Surface device

After installing the update, you must disconnect the Surface device from the dock and reconnect it.

If the Surface Dock didn't update its firmware, try these same steps with another Surface device running the latest version of Windows 10 or Windows 11.

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