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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • KDL-60EX640
  • KDL-55EX630

About this download

IMPORTANT: This software is only for use with the products identified and sold in Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Middle East & Africa, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand or Vietnam. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Sony has designed the BRAVIA® Televisions software update process to be customer friendly. This software update version 8.011 provides the following benefits:

Improvements over earlier version:

  • Improves the performance and stability of the Internet TV features.

Check Fimware version

  1. Power on the TV set and press the HOME button on the Remote Commander to display the Home Menu.

  2. Navigate to the Settings category and press OK to select it.
     
  3. Navigate to Setup and select it.

  4. Navigate to Product Information and select it.

  5. The version number is shown on the Software Version below.

    If your Software Version is 8.011 or higher, your TV does not need this update.

Common questions

  • Will my personal settings be deleted after the update?
    All user settings will be kept.
  •  Can I install an older version of Firmware?
    Installation of older firmware is not supported to ensure your TV set remains at optimum performance.
  •  During the update process, the TV turns off?
    It is normal for the TV set to restart during the update process. You may experience the TV set taking a longer than normal time for it to restart as it is installing the new firmware.

Important Notes 

  • Please follow the update instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the update process and may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • Do not power off the TV or disconnect it from the AC power outlet. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware update may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.

File Info

File Name

  • sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip

File Version

  • 8.011

File Size

  • 76.25MB

Release Date

  • 2012-12-06

System Requirements

  • TV OS

Install

Details

Download and Installation procedure

  1. Download the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference) on your computer.

  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and verify that the size of the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file is 79,951,306 bytes.

    a. Right-click the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file, and click "Properties".
    b.. On the "sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip Properties" screen, verify that the "Size:" listed is "79,951,306 bytes".
    Note: The "Size on disk:" listed may be different. That is normal.
    c. If the file size is different than the "79,951,306 bytes", please download the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file again.

  3. Extract the update file from the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file.

    For Microsoft® Windows Vista® or Windows® 7 operating system: 
    a. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and right-click the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file, and then click "Extract All.
    b. At the "Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders" window, click "Extract"
    c. A new folder will be created called "sony_dtv026000076007_00011201"

    For Windows XP operating system: 
    a. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and right-click the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file, and then click "Extract All.
    b. At the "Extraction Wizard" dialog box, click "Next".
    c. Click "Next".
    d. Click "Finish".
    e. A new folder will be created called "sony_dtv026000076007_00011201"

    For Macintosh® OS X operating system:
    a. Go to the location where the file was downloaded and double-click the sony_tvupdate_2012_8011_pdf_auth.zip file.
    b. A new folder will be created called "sony_dtv026000076007_00011201"

  4. Format a compatible USB storage device to the FAT32 file system and connect it to your computer. View formatting instructions and the list of compatible USB storage devices.

  5. Transfer the update folder to the USB storage device:

    Important notes:
    - Make sure that there is enough space on your USB device.
    - The update will not be performed if the folder structure, name of the folder, or name of the file inside the folder is modified.


    For Windows® XP operating system: Go to the directory where the folder was created, right-click the sony_dtv026000076007_00011201 folder and, from the menu, click "Send To...", and then click the drive (E.g. Removable Disk E:) that represents your USB device. The update folder will be copied onto your USB device.

    For Macintosh® OS X operating system: Drag and drop the sony_dtv026000076007_00011201 folder to the root folder of the USB device.

    Note: The update will not be performed if the folder structure, name of the folder, or name of the file inside the folder is modified.

  6. Remove the USB device from your computer.

Updating the Software 
Notes:

  • Do not turn off the TV set or disconnect it from the power supply during the update process. Doing so may damage your TV set and make it unusable, and would require a repair.
  • Do not press any other button, except as instructed, until the update is complete. Doing so may damage your TV set and make it unusable, and would require a repair.
  • The firmware update process may take up to 3 minutes. First read the whole procedure before starting to update the firmware of your TV set.
  1. Power on the TV.

  2. Insert the USB storage device containing the downloaded file into the USB port located on the side of the TV.
    Note: The USB storage device can only be inserted into the USB port slot one way.

  3. Press the HOME button on the Remote Commander to display the Home Menu.

  4. Navigate to Settings category and press OK to select it.

  5. Navigate to Setup and select it.

  6. Navigate to Software Update and select it, and USB and select it.

  7. A series of different messages will appear on the TV set. Please follow the on screen instructions.

  8. During the update the POWER indicator will be green for 30 seconds, followed by the PIC OFF/TIMER indicator slowly flashing amber, and the STANDBY indicator is red.

  9. After several minutes, the TV will turn off and then turn back on to complete the update.
    CAUTION: During the firmware installation process, do not remove the USB device, or switch off the TV set or remove the power.

  10. When the firmware update is completed, a message is displayed on the TV set.
    The software update is completed.

  11. Safely remove your USB device from the USB slot.

  12. Check the firmware version.

FAQs about System Software Update

  • Either message "An error occurred during the software update" or “Software cannot be updated using this USB device” is displayed on the TV front panel display.
    Please proceed with the following procedure:
    1. Verify your USB device is in good working order and follow the download process 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.
    4. "No newer version of the TV software was found." is displayed on the TV front panel display. Your TV set already has newer firmware installed.