Software update for the Microsoft Surface 3 (1657)

Software update for the Microsoft Surface 3 (1657)

Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

What's changing: Proximity sensor enhancement

  • Release date: April 15, 2016
  • Windows version: 10.0.10586
  • Modem version: EB7260_US1_01.1524.05.24
  • File size: 15MB

Getting started

  1. You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA). 
  2. You must connect your device to Wi-Fi to download the update.
  3. You can also download the update via a wired connection.

Update & verify software

To update the software
  1. Navigate to Start.
  2. Tap Settings > Update & Security > Check for Updates.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update.

To verify the update
  1. Locate the search box on the bottom left of the screen.
  2. Enter MSinfo32.
  3. A table will display showing the Operating System (Windows version).

Previous updates

Feb. 26, 2016
  • Windows 10 Operating System
  • Built-in Applications – photos, maps, messaging, music, video and more.
  • Cortana – personal assistant
  • Improved multi-task and organize capability for improved productivity
  • OneDrive - online storage
  • Secureboot – supports quick and secure reboot
  • Windows Defender - malicious malware protection
  • Windows Store – for access to hundreds of thousands of applications.
  • OS version: Windows 10
  • Software: EB7260_US1_01.1524.05.22
  • Baseband Chipset: Intel XMM 7260
  • File Size:
    • 7.5GB from Windows 8.1
    • 3.5GB from Windows 10 Fall 2015 release

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