There are quite a number of reasons why you may want to upgrade your hellobox B1.Talk about the fact that your copy is lagging behind in terms of updated features. Or, maybe your hellobox B1 Bluetooth satellite finder has gone dead on you. Also, it may be a situation whereby yours is simply misbehaving(E.g, getting disconnected too frequently, not giving you accurate information) and so on. This article will discuss the how-to of hellobox B1 Bluetooth satellite finder software upgrade.
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hellobox B1 Bluetooth satellite finder software upgrade -What are the requirements?
hellobox B1 has a very unconventional USB port. This port looks like your wired headset’s audio jack. I mean the 3.5mm pin. Luckily this cable which is in form of an OTG, shipped with the device. so you wont need to worry about where to buy one. Furthermore, it is such a relief to know that you do not need a computer to perform the upgrade. Without further Ado, let me run you through the basic requirements needed to load a new software into your hellobox B1 Bluetooth satellite finder.
- Firstly, download hellobox B1 Auto update software here
- You need a virus-free USB pen drive/flash drive
- There is a need for a special USB cable that is compatible with hellobox B1 USB port
- Finally, and not the least important, you need a mobile power bank
hellobox B1 Bluetooth satellite finder software upgrade -The upgrade process
The hellobox B1 Bluetooth satellite finder software upgrade is as seamless as it can get. Hellobox B1 Bluetooth satellite Finder support recording of streams, but you need to first upgrade the existing firmware.
Firstly, you need to download the software from my link above. It is noteworthy that the file comes in a .rar format. In other words, you need to first extract the file in other to gain access to the .bin file that is recognisable by Hellobox B1. In addition, if you need help extracting the file, read my article here.
1.Extract the file “auto_update.rar”, then copy “auto_update.bin” file to your USB memory device.
2.Connect Bluetooth Satellite Finder with special USB cable(we ship this cable with the current batch)
The special cables from audio port to USB adapter, you can also buy it online or in any computer shop if yours didn’t ship with one.
3.Plug in USB memory device to the special USB cable.
4.Connect your hellobox Bluetooth satellite finder with power bank.
5.Hellobox B1 DVBFinder will automatically identify the firmware software (auto_update.bin) inside the USB memory to upgrade.When the firmware software is upgrading, the red light will blink in quick succession.
6. Once you notice that the blue Bluetooth indicator light is off, It means the firmware upgrade is complete. Unplug the power to restart the box.