Microsoft updates Surface Go 2 with Windows 11 Autopilot support


Behind the Surface Go 2 is standing on a table and being used by a child.

Microsoft has released the April 2023 firmware update for another Surface device. This time, second-generation Surface Go owners can download a fresh set of drivers and under-the-hood improvements. Unfortunately, for a regular user, the April 2023 update won’t look interesting as it only brings support for the Windows 11 Autopilot management feature.

For those unfamiliar, Windows Autopilot is a cloud-based tool that helps IT admins deploy, manage, reset, or recycle Windows-based devices. This ensures that the end user gets a fully configured device with all necessary settings, policies and applications. You can learn more about Windows Autopilot. In official documents.

What’s new in the Surface DEVICE MMMM YYYY firmware update?

  • This update enables Windows 11 Autopilot management functionality.

Here is the list of new drivers:

The name of the Windows Update Windows Device Manager
Level – Security – Surface Trusted Platform Module 2.0 – Security Devices
Level – Firmware – Level UEFI – Firmware

Here is additional information about the release:

Supported configurations All Surface Go 2 variants
Supported Windows versions Windows 10 version 20H2 and later
Windows 11 version 21H2 and later
How to get updates Windows update
Surface Support website
Additional steps

If your Surface Go 2 turns on and you see a black screen that says “No Bootable Device,” see Surface Go or Surface 2 turns on and shows “Not a bootable device.”

Known issues There are no known issues with this update.
Up to device support December 30, 2024 (firmware updates)

Microsoft’s entry-level tablet lineup consists of devices based on Intel Pentium and Core m3/i3 processors. However, a recently published report suggests that the company is planning an ARM-based Surface Go “4”. The upcoming successor to the current Surface Go 3 will feature an SoC based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c lineup, offering similar performance with significant performance and battery life improvements. You can learn more about it in our dedicated post.


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