HOW TO UPDATE VIZIO SMART TV IN 2020? [UPDATE APPS & FIRMWARE]

The users of Vizio smart TV mostly have a doubt in the process of app updation. And in addition, they also have queries on firmware updation. This doubt arises due to the availability of various models of Vizio smart TV. The users can find various methods for app updation and firmware Update here. The users can find the methods to update apps on Vizio smart TV below.

There are two major categories of Vizio TV models. Firstly, the older VIA models and VIA plus models. Secondly, the new models of Vizio TV that are inbuilt with Chromecast. The user must manually update apps on the VIA and VIA plus models. The users can do it by removing and installing the apps.

Also, Check out How to Uninstall Apps on Vizio Smart TV?

HOW TO UPDATE VIZIO SMART TV TO LATEST FIRMWARE?

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How to update Vizio Smart TV
How to update Vizio Smart TV [Apps & Frimware]
Step1: The user should initially power on the TV.

Step2: Then navigate to the “setting” and then select “system”.

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System Option

Step3: Then the user should check the firmware version number, under the version.

Step4: After that download the latest firmware for the tv model from the Vizio support website on the computer.

Step5: The user should select “support” and enter the TV model to get the correct firmware.

Step6: The user should not forget to rename the file to “fwsu.img” for the TV to recognize it.

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Step7: The user should now copy the file to the USB device.

Step8: Then power off the TV and insert the USB device.

Step9: Once again turn on the TV and verify whether there is blue light. From this, the user can understand that the TV has picked up the USB and firmware.

Step10: Once the blue light gets off, power off the TV, and remove the USB drive.

Step11: Once again turn on the TV.

Step12: Then navigate to the “settings” and then select the “system”.

Step13: The user should confirm the updation.

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HOW TO UPDATE APPS ON VIZIO SMART TV?

#1. The user should initially press on the “V” button present on the TV remote.

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V-Shaped button

#2. Then the user has to select the required app that needs updation.

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Select the app

#3. Now if the user finds an “update” option, click on it.

#4. Then press “OK”.

#5. Now the user should highlight the “YES” option.

#6. In addition, the user should also press the “OK” button.

#7. Meantime the user should open the “Yahoo TV Appstore” using the remote.

#8. Then the user should select the app.

#9. Now press the “OK” button.

#10. And then select “install” and allow it to complete the process.

Here, you can also read DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL APPS ON VIZIO SMART TV? 

HOW TO UPDATE APPS ON NEW MODEL VIZIO SMART TV

The newer models of Vizio smart TV does not require manual updation. However, the user need not strain to update the smart TV. The smart TV updates automatically. In the same way, the smart TV updates the firmware periodically. The user can do it manually if he wants to do so.

#1. Initially check that the WiFi connection is proper.

#2. Then turn on the Vizio smart TV.

#3. Now select the “menu” and go to the “settings”.

#4. Then the user should go to the “system”.

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#5. Then “confirm” if any updates are available.

#6. Now the user will be able to see “on-screen progress indicator”.

#7. The user should allow the Vizio smart TV to update itself freely without interruption.

#8. At once the TV reboots itself and loads the latest firmware.

#9. The user will be able to see the Smartcast TV screen that shows the new updates and the latest features.

#10. Thus the Smart TV will update the firmware and apps.

TO CONCLUDE

The old version Vizio TV users will find this more useful. The users of VIA and VIA Plus TVs are more needful of this updation process. On the contrary, the new model Vizio smart TV users will find that the device automatically updates itself. It would be easier for the users to follow the techniques for they are elaborate. Update and upgrade the latest versions of firmware and apps. And so that the users can have a better experience using the Vizio smart TV. 

Thank You for Reading…

Also, If you are looking for apps for other TV Check Smart TV Apps Guide and for Vizio Smart TV here.

 

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