How to Firmware Update Rockchip Android TV boxes
If you want to flash your Rockchip TV box you will need to install the drivers for your device and use the Windows tool for flashing Rockchip images To flash the update.img, you need to use the RKBatchTool which rely on the RK USB driver so you will need to install it first as below: All Rockchip firmware can be found here
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RKBatchTool Firmware update Quick Guide
Follow this simple and quick guide on how to use the Rockchip batch tool to fix or upgrade any Rochchip TV box.
- Download Rockchip drivers and driver Assistant
- Click “Install Driver”
- Connect your TV box to your computer.
- Put your Android TV box into recovery your computer will detect your device
- Open RKBatchTool program
- Use the firmware path selector to find your firmware image
- Click the Restore button
Step 1, Install Rockchip drivers
There’s no need to connect your Rockchip device during this procedure just download and extract RKDriverAssistant.zip in the link above. Then double-click on DriverInstall.exe in the RKDriverAssistant directory to start the utility. If you’ve previously tried to install the Rockchip USB drivers for any Rockchip devices make sure you click “Uninstall Driver” first.
Then click “Install Driver”, and depending on your version of Windows the Security below may show up twice during installation. Just click “Install”
When the drivers have finished installing then shut down tool and connect your TV box to your computer. put your Android TV box into recovery your computer will detect your device and you will see it within device manager.
Now the driver should have been installed successfully!
Step 2, Flashing Firmware Image Files Using The Rockchip Batch Tool
Run the RKBatchTool program you downloaded above, and use the firmware path selector to find your firmware image.
Now put your TV box into recovery mode or flash mode as it is sometimes called and connect it to your PC. As a result, you will see you will see that your device is connected, indicated by the green box. If you are upgrading from say a manufacturers ROM to a new version that hit the upgrade button if you are installing a custom firmware that we do its usually it is the restore button.
Step 3, Finish
Once you have done this the software will send the firmware to your tablet and the flashing process will begin, you will see firmware loading on the RockchipBatchTool screen, just leave it to do its work and be patient and be careful not to knock or touch anything while it is flashing. Once the process has completed your tablet will disconnect from the program and the green box will not be highlighted. As a result, the tablet will begin to flash and reboot with your new firmware on it!