Download latest Android 5.1.1 stock firmware for Egreat A8 TV Box

Posted in Apr 28, 2018 in Firmwares, TV Boxes, no comment

This firmware is for Egreat A8 TV Box with HiSilicon HI3798CV200 as CPU. BTW, you can now buy Egreat A8 TV Box from Gearbest.com for only $198.51 with free shipping world wide.

Download latest Android 5.1.1 stock firmware for Egreat A8 TV Box from here or here. Download previous firmware from here.

Firmware details
Archive: A8BD_EN_Firmware_20180426_v1.2.9.0
Model: Egreat A8 TV Box
Image file size: 629 MB
Platform: HiSilicon HI3798CV200
Image name: update.zip
Inside archive: firmware + bootargs.bin + fastboot.bin +recovery.img
Firmware version: 1.2.9.0

 

Firmware upgrade instructions
This version firmware has three ways to update, user data won’t be wiped. Settings –> About –> OTA Update
1. OTA Update. The device will upgrade to newest firmware after you connect internet.
2. USB Update.
3. Forced refresh/recovery system.

The instructions to force to recovery the firmware
1. Please download the forced recovery firmware, the forced recovery firmware contains the following 4 files: update.zip, fastboot.bin, recovery.img, bootargs.bin
Please do not modify the file names and copy these four files to the root directory of the U-disk of FAT32 disk format.
2. Cut off the power supply of this machine, inset the U-disk into the USB2.0 interface of this machine, with a slender hard object (something like the clip after expansion) to insert into the RST small round hole, keep holding down the RST key in RST round hole not loosened, turn on the machine power after holding down the RST button.
3. Keep the posture, release the RST button until the TV screen appears the prompt (the green android small robot animation icon) of being forced refresh/recovery system, the system will automatically complete the forced refresh/recovery system process.
4. Please be patient, after the forced refresh/recovery system is completed, this machine will automatically restart, after restart, the player can be normally put into use.

Notes
– Please do not turn off or cut off the power of this machine during the progress of upgrading, otherwise it may cause this machine can’t boot.
– The file name of the forced recovery system is very important, do not modify the file name (including capital and lower-case).
– If you failed in a check, it is likely that the file has not been downloaded successfully or the file has been corrupted, please download again.

 

Change log 1.2.9.0
Player: Newly add 2.35:1, 2.21:1, 2.40:1 aspect ratio supported
Player: Optimize forward and pause playback interface
Poster-Wall: Fix episode poster not display
Poster-Wall: Change poster scrape service port and improve posters scrape
Poster-Wall: Fix poster flag no display
Poster-Wall: Correct Game of Thrones, etc posters
System: Fix playback stutter issue cased by Wi-Fi
System: Fix the solution back to 1080P after reboot when solution is 4K
System: Fix Deep color back to YCbCr420 8Bit after reboot when Deep color is YCbCr420 10bit
System: Change Ethernet and Wi-Fi working mode, when connect Ethernet, Wi-Fi will be off automatically
System: Fix sometimes NAS can’t visit and can’t put in account, password issue
System: Add Portuguese OSD
Setting: Optimize Wi-Fi setting interface, add On/Off options
Setting: Optimize frame zoom function, can be adjusted by four sides
Setting: The front LED shows clock when it is screen saver mode
Setting: The default selection button is “Cancal” after switch solution

*[Auto connect Bluetooth remote control options]
If you want to use the AK86 Bluetooth remote controller, please set this option to be on, the player will automatically adapt to the AK86, which needn’t manual pairing. When you do not use AK86, please set this option to be off. This option on/off will not affect other bluetooth devices using.

Marks
1. Poster-Wall: The default file name can be recognized after newly adding local path, or which will keep the old file name.
2. Setting: Setting-General-Auto connection Bluetooth remote controller default on in A10/A11

 

 

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Mail: sales1@egreatworld.com
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Web: www.egreatworld.com

 

Caution: Please do not update firmware unless you know what you are doing, you really want it or it is absolutely necessary. Firmware updates may occasionally have bad results, like bricking your device, temporarily or permanently. The firmware update process is done entirely at your own risk. Before attempting to update the firmware, back up your data.

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