This article shows general information about TV software updates.
Software updates enhance the performance and features of your TV and can also provide service fixes for issues.
Here is an example of changes included when updating to Android™ 8.0 Oreo™ system software: Android TV software update information
You can get information on our support website about the latest software for your TV.
- Find the model number of your TV.
Visit How to Find Your Model Number if you're unsure of your model number.
- Enter the model number on the support website.
- Go to the Downloads section on your TV's support page.
There are 2 ways to update the software.
Using the Automatic software download functionIf your TV is connected to the Internet and the "Automatic software download" function on your TV is enabled, you will automatically receive notifications to update your TV.
This is the easiest way to update the software.
Note: Automatic software updates are staggered releases and may not be immediately available for your TV.
Using a USB storage deviceIf an Internet connection is not set up on your TV, or you don’t want to wait for the automatic update, you can download the software from our support site and install it using a USB storage device.
Detailed steps for installing the update are included with the update on your TV's support page.
Updates take 15-30 minutes depending on the size of the update and the speed of your Internet connection.
If you can't complete software update, refer to the troubleshooting information below.
Using the "Automatic software download" function
Using a USB storage device
Android TV Software Update Doesn't Start (Android TV)
The TV firmware will not update with a USB flash drive (Other than Android TV)
Problems after an update