HE160133 Android OS Update from 4.4 to 5.1

HE160133 Android OS Update from 4.4 to 5.1

 

Note - this update is only for the HE160133 Media Player sold via ALDI in March 2017 - earlier models are not supported with this update and doing such an update may Void your Warranty.

 

Please follow these steps to update your HE160133 Ultra HD Android Media Player to version 5.1 Android

This will allow you to run the latest versions of Apps such as KODI

 

You will need a USB Stick (Larger than 1GB) that has been formatted to FAT32 format

(Google "formatting a usb to fat32" if you are not sure how to do this)

 

STEP ONE. - Update 1

Follow the Link below to see the two updates

https://winplusaus-my.sharepoint.com/personal/johndedios_winplus_com_au/_layouts/15/onedrive.aspx?id=%2Fpersonal%2Fjohndedios_winplus_com_au%2FDocuments%2FShared%20with%20Everyone

 

Place UPDATE 1 'Update.Zip' file on the Root Directory of the USB drive

Insert the USB drive into the HE160133 Media Player (USB1 Port Only)

You may need to wait some time after boot for the upgrade to run.

Follow the instructions on screen to update – these will come up automatically on the Media Player, otherwise reboot with USB in the Media Player

The Media Player will update its Operating System - once it reboots and completes this, remove the USB Stick.

 

STEP TWO. - Update 2

Delete the last step's Update.Zip file from your USB Stick

Place UPDATE 2 'Update.Zip' file on the Root Directory of the USB drive

Insert the USB drive into the HE160133 Media Player (USB1 Port Only)

You may need to wait some time after boot for the upgrade to run.

Follow the instructions on screen to update – these will come up automatically on the Media Player, otherwise reboot with USB in the Media Player

The Media Player will update its Operating System - once it reboots and completes this, remove the USB Stick.

 

STEP THREE - Perform Factory Reset & Reinstall KODI App

Go to Advanced Settings

  1. Go to Back Up & Reset
  2. Select Factory Data Reset (click SD Card) and perform reset

This will now complete the Update to Android 5.1 Operating System

  1. Reconnect your WiFi Again - enter your WiFi Password
  2. Connect to Google Play with Google Account again
  3. Uninstall V14 Kodi and then Install New V17.1 Kodi

Finally, 

One problem after this update is that the virtual keyboard will be missing.

Steps to fix are:

- go to Settings -> 'Language & Input' 
- Select 'Current Keyboard' -> 'Choose Keyboard' 
- Turn on 'Google Pinyin Input', turn off 'Android Keyboard' 
- Turn off 'Google Pinyin Input', turn on 'Android Keyboard'

Please contact us directly if you have trouble with these steps

We can be reached on:
Phone: 1300 663 907 (Mon - Fri; 8:30am - 6:00pm EST)
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.winplus.com.au

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