No doubt about that if I’ll say Zoomtak Upto TV BOX is one of the best budget options when we talk about android magic boxes, But the firmware of this device usually becomes problematic if you’ll try any other firmware on this device. You might also face firmware related errors if your device hardware goes faulty. In any case, if you’re having this issue and looking to install or update upro firmware, I’ll be sharing the process right in this article.
My guide will serve you better if you know why the problem is occurring. Even if you’re not having any specific problem, maybe there is a new update available in the market while you’re running the older version.
So, before getting into the installation right away, I am gonna share, ‘why you should keep your android devices firmware updated all the time.
Why Do You Need to Update Firmware of Your Android TV Box
No matter either you have Zoomtak Upro or any other Android TV Box, you should keep your device’s firmware updated all the time.
It’s always recommended to use the latest version of the firmware available as it has certain benefits. Firmware in android devices is just like a system’s software. When it gets outdated, you might not be able to use all of the features of your device.
So, you’ve to update it for running all the functionalities of your device. It also increases the performance of your TV. Moreover, an updated version of the firmware makes your device more secure as developers are always working to remove security issues from the older versions.
How To Install or Update Stock Zoomtak Upro Firmware [Android-Nougat-7.1]
If you don’t have the setup of the firmware, I’ve provided the link below. So, download upro firmware from the link and let’s move to the installation process.
Firmware Package Details :
- Processor: Amlogic S912 processor for Tv Box Zoomtak UPro edition.
- Package Name: Zoomtak Upro Firmware Package (20180308.V8.3.0).
- Android OS: 7.1 Nougat
- Device Model: Upro Zoomtak TV Box.
- File Size: 541 MB
Download Zoomtak Upro Firmware Package
Apart from the link given above, while downloading it’s better to visit the company’s website and check for the firmware’s availability. Find one compatible with your device and download it.
If you’re unable to find yours on the website, it’s most likely that the device’s manufacturer isn’t supporting your device anymore. Next step after you’ve downloaded the firmware package, you should confirm the prerequisites as below:
Prerequisites for Firmware Installation
- Empty SD card. (better to format your card before using this method).
- Double-check, that you have downloaded the compatible firmware with your tv box.
- You should Download Amlogic Burn Card Maker v2.0.2.
- You should also Download USB Burning Tool for Android TV Box.
Steps for Installation/Upgradation of Firmware:
- Download the correct firmware.
- Transfer the downloaded file in your TV box through SD card or USB
- Open recovery mode of your TV Box and reboot.
- When it will restart, it will ask you to ‘Apply update from the SD card’.
- Select your firmware and then restart.
If this method seems more general and isn’t applicable to your device, you can follow the upro firmware up-gradation instructions from the user’s manual.
You can also check the manufacturer’s website for any detailed guidance. In case you’re struggling to open the recovery mode, you can check the below section to know the process as well.
Open Recovery Mode to Reach Firmware Update Option
Steps to reach the recovery mode of most of TV box devices are simple. You just need to reach the reset option.
Mostly you can follow the steps as:
- Find the reset button of TV Box.
- Power off the box.
- Press the reset button and hold its position.
- Power on the device and keep pushing the reset button.
- You should now be able to see the recovery screen with multiple options.
When Should You install a Firmware Update on an Android Device?
Techies say that the firmware of any device should be updated even when you’ve just purchased it and looking to operate it immediately.
They further recommend that the firmware should be updated as early as any upgrade rolls in the market to produce the desired results.
Sometimes the updated version of Zoomtak Upro stock ROM or any of your android devices might not be available. Only, in that case, you might need to upgrade your device before opting for new firmware.
Otherwise, this guide will serve for most of your TV box firmware up-gradation cases. In case, you want to know anything else, let us know in the comments section.