HP Elite x3 gets a firmware update with camera improvements, barcode reader support and more

HP has released another firmware update for the HP Elite x3, taking it to version 0002.0000.0026.0118. The update brings a number of improvements, including camera quality improvements, performance improvements and support for HP’s recently released barcode scanner jacket.

Here’s what’s new:

  • Camera

    • Photo quality in full dark environment with flash on is improved.
    • Auto focus tuning updates.


    • APN configurations updated for Orange, MegaFone, Vodafone


    • Memory utilization is optimized.
    • Performance of application launches is improved.


    • HP Elite x3 Barcode Scanner Jacket is supported.

Known issues include:

  • Apps

    • Skype for Business app cannot be launched from Continuum external display.
  • Connectivity

    • LAN port of HP desk dock does not have UI configurations. This will be available in Windows 10 Mobile RS2.
  • Security

    • Too many failed unlock attempts, the device will be locked for security reasons. User can unlock the device at https://account.microsoft.com/devices.

You can snag the update by heading into Settings > Security > Phone Update, although the rollout might be limited by your region and carrier (in some cases).

You can get the HP Elite X3 from Microsoft Store (US) here.