How to use the Amlogic USB Burning Tool, Download and flash your firmware with this tool
Follow this guide on how to install a new firmware image on your TV box by using the Amlogic USB Burning Tool.
This tool will only work on A Windows PC and will update Amlogic based Android TV boxes that have .img firmwares not a ,zip based firmware with 4 or 5 files inside but a single file update image ending with .img
You will need will need Administrator permissions in order to run this tool on your Windows PC.
Once you download the 2 files, extract it to your desktop.
The “mac_ether.ini” file is used if you get a “key mac failed = 0” when you try to flash your device. (step 11)
Step 2: Connect your Amlogic Android TV box to your PC
Before installing the USB burning tool, make sure your Android TV box is connected to your PC and powered on with the power adaptor. The USB burning tool will install the drivers that your PC will need to have in order to communicate with the TV box.
Step 3: Install the Amlogic USB Burning Tool on your PC
Installing the Amlogic USB Burning Tool is pretty straightforward on any Windows PC, click yes to all options.
How to use the Amlogic USB Burning Tool
Step 4: Install drivers for your Android TV box
Before the tool finishes installing it will open up the Driver Instillation wizard, your TV box needs to be connected for the tool to know what drivers your TV box needs. When this stage is complete you will now have a new USB Burning tool icon on your desktop now open it.
Amlogic USB Burning Tool
Step 5: Change the language on the Amlogic burning tool
Click the second icon on the top bar to reveal the option for changing the language.
Change the language on the Amlogic burning tool
Step 6: Put your device into recovery mode and connect to your PC
Depending on your device you will need to put it into recovery mode, this is different with all TV boxes. Some have little reset holes some have buttons on the bottom of your device. You need to connect your Android TV box to your PC when its in recovery mode in order to upgrade your firmware. If done correctly you will have a connect success like in the image below.
Step 7: Import your firmware image
Locate your firmware .img file with the file tab on the top left hand side.
locate your firmware image
Step 8: Untick the overwrite key
It is important that you untick the overwrite key box on the right hand side of the screen like in the image bellow
UNTICK THE OVERWRITE KEY
Step 9: Click start to update your firmware
Now your ready to flash your Android TV box click start and the upgrade process will start.
Click start and your firmware will start to update.
Step 10: Click stop when your Android TV box has finished updating.
Click stop when complete
Step 11: Fix key mac failed = 0 error
If for any reason you get a Key Mac failed error don’t worry. Copy the “mac_ether.ini” file you downloaded with the tool in step 1 into the “license” folder.
C:/ Program Files(X86)/Amlogic/USB_Burning_Tool/license/
If you can not see the license folder in C:/ Program Files(X86)/Amlogic/USB_Burning_Tool/, you can add the license folder then place the mac_ether.ini inside.