FREEVIEW DTR : How to update the software

Software updates are simple to perform and only require a USB memory stick. Select your product from the Support section of our website. If an update is available, it will be shown in the Downloads section of the product's support page. 

To complete the software update, please download and follow the instructions closely.

Handy tips:

  1. Only download and update if your product has a lower software version than what is available on the downloads page.
  2. MENU and 0 is a shortcut to the technical page of most of our Free to air products where you can see the software version currently installed.
  3. Whilst the update is taking place, do not switch off the unit or remove the USB stick. This may cause a catastrophic software failure that could be unrecoverable.
  4. Ensure your USB is FAT32 formatted and empty. The flash drive must be maximum 2 Gigabytes. WARNING: If it is bigger than 2 Gigabites it will be not seen by your unitFAT32 is the standard Windows Format. Other formats, including NTFS (Windows) or HFS+ (Mac OS X) will not work. 

​In Windows Explorer, right click your USB stick and select Format:



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