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How to flash firmware image (X6, X8 series)

Discussion in 'General - Guides and FAQ' started by HardwareGuru, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. IronMonkeyPimp

    IronMonkeyPimp New Member

    Tried the update using the SD Card upgrade process - which worked with no issues. Makes me wonder as this seems to be the easiest method to upgrade why bother with the USB Burning Tool method ?
  2. janus

    janus New Member

    hi i have a problem i did instal the firmware for MINIX NEO X8-H but now it only show the android pup in start and noting more did set it hole night on becouse i did think it was doing somting but this morning stil the same after restart same get back
    what do i do wrong i did use the upgrade X8_X8PLUS_X8H_FW009 can any one help me whit that of did i use stil the wrong firmware
  3. gadgets

    gadgets New Member

    thanks, had a few issues connecting it to burning tool, but got it to work.

  4. weebelly

    weebelly New Member

    av also got this same problem after using usb burining tool be on the minix logo for a while now
  5. Mario

    Mario Member

    I have experience in this. My pc (Windows 10) does not recognize x8 h plus.
  6. Lawson

    Lawson New Member

    i cant get the usb tool to detect my box at all is this still working?
  7. Lawson

    Lawson New Member

    im also running windows10. but the debloater picked up my minix just the burning tool does not
  8. Wickedvisions

    Wickedvisions New Member

    Got all success of flashing my device via USB burning tool but now when i connect it to the tv the screen is all black but the minix got the blue light shining that its on?
  9. Adriana Oliveira

    Adriana Oliveira New Member

    [CITAÇÕES = "HardwareGuru, pós: 386, um membro: 2"] Caro todos X6, X8 / X8-Plus / X8-H / usuários X8-H-Plus,

    Para piscar o firmware imagem, você precisa:

    1.) Faça o download do pacote de firmware .img;
    2.) Extraia-;
    3.) Instale a flash flash USB do Windows, baixando:
    Escolha "Instalar de qualquer maneira" quando o sistema solicita uma instalação do driver, em seguida, abra o aplicativo e e-mail (foto 1 e 2);
    View attachment 14
  10. Adriana Oliveira

    Adriana Oliveira New Member

  11. gufone

    gufone Big Owl Super Moderator

    Please, write only in English. This is an English only forum.
  12. neeknikker

    neeknikker New Member

    Hi Guys,

    love to try this rom but got a bit stuck. Downloaded and unpacked the rar file to an .img file. Connected my minix neo h8+ succesfully to the usb burning tool. When I try to import the .img file to the usb burning tool application it says: Parse burning iamge fail. Kinda funny it spells image wrong ^^.

    Anyone any idea what is going wrong? I can't find it with google
  13. MR ZAW

    MR ZAW New Member

    My PC and My Neo are don't connect.How to fix it and what driver need?
  14. Bob Wareham

    Bob Wareham New Member

    Hi Wiggly I need to flash new software to my Minix x8-Hplus but you say it works best with USB can you point me to the method instructions, please Thanks Bob
  15. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    @Wiggly's post is very old and as far as I can tell has an X8, X8-H or X8 Plus not an X8-H Plus. They have different firmwares!
  16. Bob Wareham

    Bob Wareham New Member

    Thanks Wiggly for your help I think it is time for the Bin
  17. Bob Wareham

    Bob Wareham New Member

    Thank you for the instructions but please can you tell me (What is the normal Erase option) how do I erase the corrupted software before installing the new operating firmware? thanks Bob
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  18. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    The firmware image reflash will overwrite the existing (corrupted) firmware.
    Just follow the instructions!
  19. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

  20. Bob Wareham

    Bob Wareham New Member

    Thank you Bob