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

by Surur
March 1, 2017

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.

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