How to Update your Sony TV Firmware?

Updating the firmware of your Sony TV is a must to clear up the ongoing issues, boost up the current functionality and ensure that your Sony TV maintains its best condition. In fact, for any model of Sony TV, firmware upgrades is a must for solving the problem of video-auto dimmer, repairing audio associated problems and improving the menu navigation.

How to Update Sony TV Firmware?
Visit Sony’s website for updating the firmware of your Sony TV. Press on the section Support and locate the section “Drivers/Software”.

1. Choose the model number of your TV, search the firmware update and download it to your computer.
2. Then browse the directory from where the firmware update is downloaded and then double click on it.
3. Connect with your computer the USB storage drive, browse the folder where all the extracted firmware files have been located and then copy the same to the USB storage drive. Then remove the USB from the computer.
4. Switch off your Sony TV and put the USB in the service port which is situated behind the TV. This port is basically a USB input, which is situated behind the TV to the bottom right. Take the help of Sony TV user manual should you face any issues finding the Service port.
5. Switching on the TV and you will soon come across a message popping on the screen that will notify you about the update which will take a few minutes to complete. Should the firmware happen to be incompatible with your Sony model, you will immediately get a message for verifying and downloading the right firmware for the current model number. If the firmware is accurate a new configuration message will pop up each minute, which passes till the completion of the upgrade.
6. Once the upgrade is complete, remove the USB device.
To ensure that your Sony TV runs smoothly and avoiding any forms of issues, ensure that your TV runs the latest firmware. When you have the latest software, it will allow you in accessing to the bug fixes and the latest features.

Important Guidelines

1. Read the instructions thoroughly else your TV may need a repair or become unresponsive.
2. Avoid disconnecting or turning off the TV from the power especially while updating.
3. Avoid pressing any buttons except those that are mentioned as per the instruction.
4. Most importantly, stop any recording prior to updating the firmware.
 
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