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  • Title: SONY Bravia TVs firmware update v3.533
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SONY Bravia TVs firmware update v3.533

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This information is applicable for the following TV models:


KD-75XD8505 / XD9405

KD-65XD9305 / XD8599 / XD8577 / XD8505 / SD8505

KD-55XD9305 / XD8599 / XD8588 / XD8577 / XD8505 / SD8505

Name: Firmware update to v3.533 for TV

Date released: 07-11-2016

Do I need to update?: 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.

Benefits and improvements:


Resolves the juddering issue when using a UHD Set-top box

Reduces input lag for HDR Video mode
After performing the update, please change one of the following settings:

Go to [Picture settings]>[Advanced settings] >[Reset] > and select [Reset]

Change the Motionflow setting to [OFF]

Improves the stability of the TV

    Restrictions: only for use with TV sold in Europe. Not all models are sold in all countries

    What you need

    a computer with access to the internet

    a USB memory stick

    a compatible TV


    How to update ?

    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

    Read and accept the terms and conditions below and click download file.

    When prompted, save the file to your Desktop. When the update download is complete, check that the file size is 1,367,742,880 bytes. To do this, right click the file, select properties and check the size in the General tab.

    Open Windows explorer, locate the downloaded file sony_tvupdate_2015_3533_eub_auth.zip, and unzip it.

    A folder called sony_tvupdate_2015_3533_eub_authwill now be created in your local drive, and inside this folder you will find the file sony_dtvxxxxxxxxxxxx_xxxxxxxx (.pkg)

    Copy or drag & drop the file sony_dtvxxxxxxxxxxxx_xxxxxxxx (.pkg) to the root of 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 15 minutes and during the installation your TV will turn off before turning itself back on.

    Turn on the TV

    Insert your USB device containing the file sony_dtvxxxxxxxxxxxx_xxxxxxxx (.pkg) into the USB slot of the TV set

    A series of different messages will appear on the TV screen – follow the on screen instructions

    The update will start and a white Led light will start blinking on the front panel of the TV, and the Update icon will appear on the TV screen - Do not remove the USB or turn off the TV.

    After several minutes, the TV will turn off and then turn back on to complete the update and a confirmation message is displayed on the TV set. - Do not remove the USB device or turn off the TV set.

    After the TV turn back on, remove your USB device from the USB slot

    Check the update was successful:

    Turn on your TV and press the HOME button on the remote to display the Home Menu

    Navigate to HELP > Settings, and press Enter.

    On the TV screen, the firmware version number should appear like this: SOFTWARE VERSION vXXXX- if the version number is PKG3.533.xxxx or higher you already have the most recent firmware


    Possible Issues during the update

    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"

    Make sure your USB device is in good working order. If it is, try downloading the update file again

    Turn off the TV by pressing the POWER button on the TV set

    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.

    ※Please make a backup of your device before installing or updating ROM

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