02-22-2017 08:19 AM
Updating your television can be frustrating. Here are a few steps to help with downloading the firmware from the Samsung website to your USB drive. To begin this process you will need three things:
To download the firmware for your TV, follow these steps:
Now that you have the firmware downloaded and moved to your USB flash drive, you are ready to use the USB to update the firmware on your TV.
**In some cases there will be no firmware listed and the website will show: “Unfortunately, this information isn't currently available for this product.” This is normal. This means the website cannot find any firmware assigned to the model so the information is not available. **
02-22-2017 11:32 AM
Thank you very much for outlining the steps for firmware updates via USB. I had been looking for these instructions.
Firmware update 1165 is now available for my KU6300. I have not yet initiated the upgrade on my TV. The only glitches I have noticed are: (1) after the last auto upgrade the numeric volume levels for my Samsung sound bar no longer appear on the TV screen (when using the internal speakers, the numeric volume levels still appear); and (2) turning the TV on or off does not power on or off my Cisco cable box (this issue existed prior to the last auto upgrade).
I am hesitant to initiate firmware update 1165 until I see postings confirming successful upgrades without new problems and postings reporting either or both of the issues mentioned above have been fixed. I hope that subscribers will report their results good or bad. I recognize the presumptiousness of this request when I do not leap first.
02-24-2017 05:51 AM
Can you share with us what is in each firmware release so we can have an idea of what has changed?
Its the same everytime
app friendlyness etc....they never will divulge exactly what is in the update for some reason.
Having the option to update by USB is fine, but you shouldnt have to when the TV is connected via wifi...right?
02-26-2017 08:39 AM
Updated my KU7000 with 1165.0 via USB Stick. So far, everything appears to be working fine. The issue with the SmartRemote turning on the cable box, but not turning it off still remains.
Same canned release notes:
1. Improved browser performance
2. Improved app performance
3. Improved stability
4. Improved usability of input devices (Canned for all releases)
04-11-2017 06:58 PM
My 55KS8000 FA01 was updated to 1154 and works perfectly and I stopped the set from updating thereafter, by blocking it on my router, as the auto update to off didn't work on my JS406500 set and was "magically" updated, so I don't trust the auto update off setting anymore.
My new AA02 came with 1168 and I have issues with:
1. Any SD content (horrible scaling, 720P looks like I'm looking at content through running water, with artifacting/jaggies and the settings are the same on the FA01, which scales really well)
2. Very poor color reproduction when I use DLNA, playing videos/photos streamed to the set.
Is there a way I can install 1154 on my AA02 to see if 1168 is the issue or if it's an issue with the AA02 in general? I want to keep the new set, but can't, because these two issues are deal breakers.