Microsoft Surface app now supports maps in Find My Device

What do you want to know

  • Microsoft recently rolled out an update to the Surface app for Windows.
  • The update adds support for maps in the Find My Device feature along with a handful of other new features.
  • The Surface app upgrades to version 61.7096.139.0 with the update.

Microsoft’s Surface app for Windows recently received an update to version 61.7096.139.0. The update brings a handful of changes and improvements, the most notable of which is map support for the Find My Device feature. This capability should make it easier to locate a lost device, which should be a comfort to Surface owners.

The Surface app lets you customize your device experience, like turning smart charging on or off. It can also be used to update accessory firmware.

Here is the changelog for the update (via Neowin):

  • Added support for maps in Find My Device
  • Button color improvements in the live chat feature
  • Allow users to set default Pen Click app in Pen FRE
  • Added images for color props (type cover and pens)
  • Added deep links to the Surface app from support knowledge base articles

Other improvements to the Surface app mainly focus on improving the visuals of the app. It now has images for colored accessories like type covers and pens and supports button color enhancements in the live chat feature. The Surface app has also supported deep linking to support articles, which should make it easier to find documents to troubleshoot issues.

In addition to allowing users to set various aspects of their devices, the Surface app can display important hardware information, such as model numbers and warranty details. The Surface app comes preinstalled on Surface PCs, including Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop 4, and Surface Laptop Studio.

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