Sure , if you have a TV with Smart TV at home , you have received a firmware update already and the system has forced you to install it . Without a doubt , this is a basic step to keep the device running optimally . But do you know what it is and what it is for ? Here we will explain it to you .
What is the firmware of a television ?
Firmware is an English term that is used to refer to the firmware of any computer program . This is because it is responsible for establishing the lowest level logic , that is , for determining the way in which the electronic circuits of any device behave and act . Said in a simpler way , we could say that it is the software element ( operating system) that interacts most closely with the hardware ( physical components of the equipment ).
In fact , firmware is considered to be one of the main pillars of electronic design . It is integrated into the BIOS of the TV and sends the commands directly to the circuits so that the device turns on , to start and run the operating system through the hard disk and RAM memory , and to turn it off . Herein lies the importance of alwa
How to download the latest firmware version of your television ?
Chances are , if you have a TV with a Smart TV connected to your home Internet network , the same device will notify you when a new firmware version is available and give you the ability to install it directly by following some simple instructions . But , if you do not have it linked to the WiFi network , you must perform this task manually by following these steps :
Check the brand and model of TV you own .
Access the support page of the brand in question and check for firmware updates for your TV model with your computer .
Download the most current file and insert it in an external USB memory .
Insert the flash drive into a USB port on the TV and open it .
Select the file corresponding to the firmware update and run it .
The TV will take care of installing it .This process may take a few minutes and require the device to reboot .
By doing this , you can be sure that your Smart TV , no matter what brand it is , will have its firmware fully updated and ready to get the most out of it .