MECOOL TV boxes are more than just for entertainment, they are actually mini PC devices and suitable for a wide range of productivity tasks.
Firmware updates may brick your device. You should know of this and risk the firmware update process. Make sure you have related knowledge before you do please.
Firmware can be used to update your TV Box device. However, please note that firmware is usually suitable to a specific hardware platform, and if you use it on another non-compatible device of TV box, you may brick your device. For TV Box with Amlogic CPU, you should know this useful tool: Amlogic USB Burning Tool.
Firmware upgrade with USB Burning Tool
This method is used for most firmware distributed online. If you have a single firmware file, normally an .img file or extension, you need to use another Windows tool called USB Burning Tool. If for some reasons, your firmware is badly damaged, and can’t access the recovery mode, that may be the only way to unbrick your board. Follow the steps below.
- Download firmware file (normally .rar file).
- You may also want to install Moborobo to make sure you’ve got the right drivers.
- Extract USB_Burning_Tool (a file) and click on the setup file (an .exe file) to install the tool
Read more below, because tools are different for Rockchip or Allwinner TV Box: