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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • KDL-43WE753
  • KDL-49WE753
  • KDL-32WE613
  • KDL-40WE663
  • KDL-49WE663

About this download

Benefits and improvements from the latest update

  • Improves general performance of the TV

Previous Benefits and Improvements

  • Solves an issue where the TV cannot find some DVB-T2 PLP1 services
  • Solves an issue where the TV reboots continuously when watching certain DVB-T2 channels
  • Solves language issues in the YouTube app
  • Solves cases where volume control would not work when using IPTV apps
  • Improves the general performance and stability of the TV
  • Improves performance and stability of overall UI operation
  • Improves the general performance of the TV
  • Improves Wi-Fi connectivity of the TV
  • Improves Web browser functionality

Restrictions:

This version is only valid for the United Kingdom.
Only install the version released on the support site of your country as the version may vary depending on features and local broadcasting conditions.

What you need

  • a computer with access to the internet
  • a USB memory stick
  • a compatible TV

Preparation

Check the software version

Your firmware may already be up to date, especially if you have a new Bravia TV model. If you're not sure, it's easy to check which version of firmware you have follow these instructions to check it.

System Requirements

What You Need

  • a computer with access to the Internet
  • a USB memory stick
  • a compatible TV

File Info

File Name

  • Firmware update to v8.111 for TV

Zip File Name

  • sony_tvupdate_2017_8111_enf_auth.zip

File Version

  • 8.111

File Size

  • 208,876,069 bytes

Release Date

  • 05-07-2017

Install

Follow the simple steps below to update your TV firmware. Once you have updated, all your personal settings on the TV will remain the same.

How to make sure the update goes smoothly

Updating is usually very simple. Here's how you can make sure it goes right first time:

  • Read the instructions carefully or you could end up causing the TV to become unresponsive or require a repair.
  • Don't turn the TV off - or disconnect it from the power - while it's updating.
  • Don't press any buttons, except the ones mentioned in the instructions.
  • Stop any recording before you start with the firmware update.

Download the update

Before you install the update, you'll need to download it from the internet and save it to a USB stick

  1. Read and accept the terms and conditions below and click download file.
  2. When prompted, save the file to your Desktop. When the update download is complete, check that the file size is 208,876,069 bytes. To do this, right click the file, select properties and check the size in the General tab.
  3. Open Windows Explorer, locate the downloaded sony_tvupdate_2017_8111_enf_auth.zip, and unzip it. A folder called sony_dtv02B40B0AB4BA_00100100 will now be created in your local drive.
  4. Copy the folder to your USB device.

Install the update

Once you've downloaded the update file, you can install it on your TV. Just follow the simple steps below.

The process can take up to 3 minutes and during the installation your TV will turn off before turning itself back on.

  1. Turn on the TV
  2. Insert your USB device containing the file sony_dtv02B40B0AB4BA_00100100 into the USB slot of the TV set
  3. Using the remote control press HOME to open the HOME MENU
  4. Navigate to the [Settings] category and press [Enter] to select it.
  5. Navigate to and select [Customer Support].
  6. Navigate to and select [Software Update], then select [USB].
  7. A series of different messages will appear on the TV screen - follow the on screen instructions
  8. The update will start and an orange Led light will start blinking on the front panel of the TV. - Do not remove the USB or turn off the TV.
  9. When the "Firmware update complete" message is displayed on the TV set, the TV will turn off and then turn back on to complete the update.- Do not remove the USB device or turn off the TV set.
  10. After the TV turn back on, remove your USB device from the USB slot.

Check the update was successful

  1. Turn on your TV and press the HOME button on the remote to display the Home Menu
  2. Navigate to Settings, and press Enter.
  3. Navigate to Customer Support and press OK.
  4. On the TV screen, the firmware version number should appear like this: PKG8.111UCEUA- if the version number is v8.111 or higher you already have the most recent firmware

Questions & Answers

Need more information? See our FAQs about updating firmware over the internet:

Will my personal settings be deleted after the update?
No, all your personal settings will be kept.

Can I install an older version of Firmware?
To ensure that your TV remains at optimum performance, the installation of an older firmware is not possible.

During the update process the TV turns off
It is normal for the TV to restart during the update process. It will take a longer time for the TV to restart while installing the new firmware.

What to do if you have problems updating your TV firmware using the internet.

One of these messages appears on the TV screen: "An error occurred during the software update", or "Software cannot be updated using this USB device"

  1. Make sure your USB device is in good working order. If it is, try downloading the update file again.
  2. Turn off the TV by pressing the POWER button on the TV set.
  3. Press the POWER button again, and proceed with the installation process again.

"No newer version of the TV software was found" is displayed on the TV front panel display
Your TV already has newest firmware version installed, so you don't need to update it.