Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:

  • XBR-100Z9D
  • XBR-43X800D
  • XBR-49X700D
  • XBR-49X800D
  • XBR-55X700D
  • XBR-65X750D
  • XBR-65Z9D
  • XBR-75Z9D
  • XBR-43X800E
  • XBR-49X800E
  • XBR-49X900E
  • XBR-55A1E
  • XBR-55X800E
  • XBR-55X806E
  • XBR-55X900E
  • XBR-55X930E
  • XBR-65A1E
  • XBR-65X850E
  • XBR-65X900E
  • XBR-65X930E
  • XBR-75X850E
  • XBR-75X900E
  • XBR-75X940E
  • XBR-77A1E

About this download

Benefits and improvements from the latest update

  • Resolves an issue where the WiFi® connection fails after updating the TV software to Android™ 8.0 Oreo

Previous Benefits and Improvements

The following benefits and improvements are also included in this update.

  • Resolves an issue where the TV becomes frozen during startup and displays four circles on the screen
  • Improves general performance of the TV
  • Resolves a condition where there's no sound from the TV when output through a home audio system (Sound Bar, A/V Receiver, etc.)
  • Removes the Photo Sharing Plus function (Sony would like to thank "xen1thLabs - DarkMatter Group" for their reporting a vulnerability that enable incorrect access control to the internal files in Photo Sharing Plus application (CVE-2019-10886). Kindly notified you that this application (implemented in older than PKG6.5629) had already been deleted in September 2018. Please install the latest firmware.)
  • Prevents an issue where the TV picture becomes dim after the software update
  • Improves the Home screen menu for better usability
  • Improves the content search function for broadcast related content using Google Assistant™
  • Improves the Content Bar menu design and usability (displayed by pressing the [DISCOVER] button on the remote control)
  • Improves usability of the Video/Music/Photo app
  • Adds the Accessibility menu shortcut function (press and hold the [MUTING] button on the remote control for three seconds to turn ON/OFF accessibility functions)
  • Improves the keyboard design and provides an appropriate software keyboard for each system language
  • Removes the PlayMemories Online™ service originally included in the Album app
  • Removes the IPv6 On/Off setting (IPv6 is now automatically supported)
  • Removes Live Football mode from the Action Menu
  • Removes PlayStation™ Video from the lineup of pre-installed apps (available for download if desired)
  • Resolves picture quality issues viewing Dolby Vision™ content on Netflix®
  • Resolves a DTV 1080i flashing issue
  • Resolves a condition where there is no sound at times when playing the UHD BD movie "Dunkirk"
  • Resolves a condition where the TV switches from Standby to Semi Standby and switches on any AV Receiver connected via HDMI CEC
  • Resolves a condition where the TV goes to 8X red LED blinking when starting to play games (HDR content) from the PS4™ Pro gaming console (XBR49X900E, XBR55X900E, XBR65X850E, XBR65X900E, XBR75X850E, XBR75X900E)
  • Improves performance for Amazon Prime® video playback
  • Resolves a condition where a short beeping sound is heard when changing channels
  • Adds support for Dolby Vision content (XBR-65Z9D, XBR75Z9D, XBR-100Z9D, XBR-55A1E, XBR-65A1E, XBR-77A1E, XBR-55X930E, XBR-65X930E, and XBR-75X940E only)
  • Adds support for the Amazon® Alexa™ app that runs on Amazon Echo™ devices
  • Resolves an issue where optical digital sound sometimes stops
  • Resolves an issue where the TV speakers and the sound from the PS4 controller are out of sync
  • Resolves an issue where frame drops occur and the AV is out of sync when playing 4K HDR 60fps content
  • Adds support for PIP (Picture-in-Picture) while using an app (watch TV in a small window while using an Android TV™ app)
  • Adds support for Hybrid Log-Gamma HDR content via HDMI® and USB/Home network
  • Improves the Settings screen to support changing settings while viewing TV (some exceptions may apply)

Restrictions

  • This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

System Requirements

What You Need

  • a computer with access to the Internet
  • a USB storage device

File Info

File Name

  • Firmware update to v6.6520 for TV

Zip File Name

  • sony_dtvota_2016_1606520100_naa_auth.zip

File Version

  • 6.6520

File Size

  • 1 784 231 671 bytes

Release Date

  • 07-02-2019

Before You Start

Check the Software version

Your software may already be up to date. If you're not sure, it's easy to check which version of software you have by following these instructions:

  1. Press the [HELP] button on the remote.
  2. On the TV screen, the Software (firmware) version [2] number should appear in the upper-right corner, below the Model [1] number.

If the version number is "PKG6.6520.xxxx" or higher, you already have the most recent software version and updating is not required.

There are 2 ways to update the firmware on your BRAVIA TV:

  • Using the "Automatic software download" function (easy)
    NOTE: Your TV may indicate the "Software is up to date" even if the newer version is not installed. The updates for Automatic software downloads are staggered releases and may not be immediately available. Please try again later. If you prefer to update now, follow the instructions to download and install the software update using the USB storage device method.

  • Using a USB storage device
Using the "Automatic software download" function (easy):

Sony provides software updates in order to enhance functionalities and provide users with the latest TV experience. The easiest way to receive software updates is to use the "Automatic software download". This setting is enabled by default.

If you have enabled "Automatic software download" below, you will automatically receive a notification to update your TV.

  1. Press the [HELP] button on the remote.
  2. Select [System software update].
  3. Select [Automatic software download].

The new firmware update will be rolling out gradually to all Internet-connected TVs over the weeks following its release.

IMPORTANT: The following "System Requirements", "File Info", and the "Download & Install" sections, relate to the USB storage device update procedure. You can ignore them if you completed the update using the "Automatic software download" feature.

For other FAQs about Troubleshooting, please see the "Questions and Answers" on the Sony Support Site.

Using a USB storage device:

You can also update the software by using a USB storage device. If an Internet connection is not set up on your TV, or you don’t want to wait for the update via "Automatic software download" function, try to download and update using a USB storage device as instructed below.

Download & Install

Important Notice

  • Read the instructions carefully or you could end up causing the TV to become unresponsive or require a repair.
  • Do not turn off the TV or disconnect it from power while it's updating.
  • Do not press any buttons, except the ones mentioned in the instructions.
  • Stop any recording before you start the firmware update (USB HDD recording models only).

How to download the Updater:

Before you install the update, you'll need to download it from the Internet and save it to a USB storage device.

  1. Download the update file to your PC.
    1. Click the [Download] button on the top of this page, then read and accept the terms and conditions.
    2. Click the [Download] button on the bottom of the page to download the update file on your PC.

  2. Verify the downloaded file name and size.
    1. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded.
    2. Verify that the size of the "sony_dtvota_2016_1606520100_naa_auth.zip" file is "1 784 231 671" bytes.
      NOTE: For Windows PC, verify the "Size" instead of "Size on disk" on the Properties screen.
  3. Extract the downloaded file.
    NOTE: After you extracted the downloaded file, you will find the file "sony_dtv0FA60A0AA0AA_00004300_16065201000252.pkg".
  4. Insert the USB storage device into your PC.
  5. Copy or drag and drop the file "sony_dtv0FA60A0AA0AA_00004300_16065201000252.pkg" to the root directory of your USB device.
    NOTE: The "root directory" is the first or top-most directory of the device, which contains all the other folders.
  6. Remove the USB storage device from your computer and continue to the next section.

Step 1: Install the update

Once you've downloaded the update file and prepared your USB device, you can install it on your TV. The process can take up to 30 minutes and during the installation your TV will turn off before turning itself back on. Please follow the simple steps below:

  1. Turn on the TV.
  2. Make sure that no USB devices are inserted into your TV.
  3. Insert your USB storage device containing the file "sony_dtv0FA60A0AA0AA_00004300_16065201000252.pkg" into a USB port of the TV set.
    NOTE: Any USB slot can be used if the TV has multiple USB ports.
  4. Once the USB storage device has been detected, a series of different messages will appear on the TV set. Follow the on-screen instructions.
    NOTE: If the messages do not appear automatically, try turning the TV off and on with the remote control.
  5. When the file is finished copying from the USB storage device, the update process will begin, the POWER indicator on the TV will begin flashing white, and the update progress screen is displayed on the TV.
  6. After several minutes, the TV will turn off and then turn back on to complete the update.
    WARNING: During the software installation process, please do not:
    • Remove the USB device
    • Turn off the TV
    • Disconnect the TV from the power supply
  7. When the software update is complete, a message appears on the TV indicating the software update is complete.
  8. Carefully remove the USB device from the USB slot.

Step 2: Check that the update was successful

Check the current software version to confirm that the update has successfully been installed.

  • If the version number is "PKG6.6520.xxxx", the software update was successful.
  • If the version number isn't "PKG6.6520.xxxx", download and install the update again.

Questions & Answers

FAQs

  • Will my personal settings be deleted after the update?
    No, all your personal settings will be kept.
  • Can I install an older version of the software?
    No. To ensure that your TV remains at optimum performance, the installation of an older software version is not possible. The latest software version contains all the benefits and improvements of previous versions.
  • Is it normal for the TV to turn off during the update process?
    Yes, it's normal for the TV to restart during the update process. It will take longer for the TV to restart while installing the new software.

What to do if you have problems updating your TV firmware

If either message "An error occurred during the software update" or "Software cannot be updated using this USB device" is displayed on the TV screen, please proceed to the following procedures for a possible solution:

  1. Make sure your USB storage device is in good working order. If it is, try downloading the update file again.
  2. Turn off the TV by pressing the [POWER] button on the TV set.
  3. Press the [POWER] button again, and proceed with the installation process again.

If the message "No newer version of the TV software was found" is displayed on the TV front panel display, your TV already has newest software version installed, so you don't need to update it.

For other FAQs about Troubleshooting, please see the "Questions and Answers" section on the Sony Support Site.