banner

How to unbrick T8 TV box

EntertainmentBox

December 6, 2015


How to Fix a broken T8 TV box

If your T8 TV box is not responding to firmware upgrades or is bricked (blank screen but powers up) you can recover your T8 TV box with this guide. You will need to complete two steps to recover your device. The first thing you will need to do is create a boot disk with the Amlogic boot card maker, then you will nee flash your device with new firmware (download below).

Step by step how to make a boot disk

 

  1. Insert a Blank SD card into your PCHow to unbrick T8 TV box
  2. Open the (Boot card maker and u-boot.zip) and copy both files to the desktop of your PC
  3. Right click on the bootcardmaker file and run this as an administrator
  4. Click the Choose disk tab and locate your SD card
  5. Do not tick partition and format
  6. Click the choose your bin file and locate the u-boot.bin file you moved to your desktop in step 2
  7. Press make, you should now have a working boot disk.
  8. You can delete any files as U-Boot from SD card now.

How to recover your T8

 

  1. Open the T8 FIRM.zip you downloaded from the link above
  2. Copy the 5 files over onto the boot SD card you created in the steps above. aml_autoscript 2) factory_update_param.aml 3) recovery.img 4) T8-V2.zip 5) u-boot.bin
  3. Remove the SD card from your device and insert into the side of your T8 Box
  4. Turn off the power with the power button on the front of the T8 make sure it is off
  5. On the right hand side of the device is the reset button
  6. Using a tooth pick  hold this button in. You know you have pressed it if you feel the click
  7. Now press the power button on the front of the device while holding in the button
  8. While holding the reset button down, wait for 30 seconds then release the reset button
  9. The recovery menu should now be shown and the device should update

PLEASE WAIT FOR UP TO 5 MINUTES FOR THE UPDATE TO START IF AFTER 5 MINUTES YOU STILL HAVE NO OUTPUT OR YOUR DEVICE IS NOT RECOVERING THEN REPEAT FROM STEP 4 OF HOW TO RECOVER YOUR T8

Entertainment Box

We offer the easiest way to buy a new Kodi box or an Android TV box by EntertainmentBox.com With a UK Shop, and also a dispatch centre in Chicago. Delivery of our products never been quicker. A full list of the latest TV boxes can be found here. You can view our top rated 2017 EBox T8 V internet box here. Furthermore, you can review Android-based Kodi TV boxes on our compare TV box page. Also, compare Android-based projectors using our pocket projector review guide. You can see the full range of items we stock by visiting our main shop. We also have tonnes of help and how-to guides. And also the best apps for Android TV boxes. Are you new to TV boxes? don’t worry follow our set up a TV box guide. Are you looking for the latest Kodi download? We have you covered! 

We hope this guide on How to unbrick T8 TV box helps you.

 

Latest article


Deepoon M2 Pro VR Headset Review, 3G RAM, 32G ROM, 75Hz, Exynos 7420

  July 15, 2017     EntertainmentBox     how to

How to update T8 V4 TV box from Android 5.1 to Android 6.1

  July 11, 2017     EntertainmentBox     how to

Could this be better than an Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Or Apple HomePod?

  June 26, 2017     EntertainmentBox     ebox

How to download and install Google Assistant apk onto an Android TV box

  June 26, 2017     EntertainmentBox     install