A new firmware update is rolling out for HP Elite X3, the flagship Windows 10 Mobile phone from HP. As per the tips received from our readers, the new firmware update version is 002.000.0018.0105.

HP has been quite prompt with firmware updates for Elite X3 which is a great thing considering many other OEMs are not living up to the expectations.

Official Release Notes are now available for this firmware update. Read the full changelog with known issues below

Elite x3 New Firmware Update v2.00.23 Changelog:

Product Name: Elite x3
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)


HP released an OTA (over-the-air) update for the Elite x3. The update installs Windows 10 Mobile to the following versions:

Notice Date: January 20, 2017
Firmware Revision: 0002.0000.0023.0113

OS Build: 10.0.14393.576

Bootloader Version: 520221

 Issues addressed:

Area Description
Camera Auto focus tuning updated.


Face detection tuning updated.

Carriers APN updated Turkish, Vodafone, EE, Spark, China Telecom, Spark, Orange France.
Performance Times for application launch are improved.


Laggy video playback on wired connection with laptop dock is fixed.

Stability Device reboots repeatedly when reaching lock screen on boot up is fixed. Issue observed more frequently when “Hey Cortana” is enabled.


Device reboots repeatedly on phone factory reset is fixed.

System HP G2 USB-C dock firmware update is supported.
USB Mouse insert causes phone to enter charging mode is fixed.

Known issues:

Area Description
Apps Skype for Business app cannot be launched from Continuum external display.
Connectivity LAN port of HP desk dock does not have UI configurations.
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 read our full HP Elite X3 coverage by clicking here. You can refer to our HP Elite X3 regularly update article for best HP Elite X3 deals from many markets.

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