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Frequently asked questions about the Android™ 8.0 Oreo™ update (from January 2019)

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

A major TV software update will be released for the following Android TV™ models (from January 2019).

This article introduces Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the update.

IMPORTANT: The automatic update to Android™ 8.0 Oreo™ has been temporarily suspended and will resume in the coming months. Please see the announcement on the support site for more information. Alternatively, you can download the update on our support site and update via USB. Please visit your TV product page for more information.

Applicable Products:

  • 2018 models: AF8, WF80, XF75, XF78, XF80, XF83, XF85, XF87, XF90 series
  • 2017 models: A1, XE80, XE83, XE85, XE90, XE93, XE94 series
  • 2016 models: SD80, XD70, XD75, XD80, XD83, ZD9 series

For the procedure to check the model name, refer to the following.
How to check the model name, serial number, and system software version for BRAVIA TV

For the procedure to update the software, refer to the following.
How do I perform Firmware/ Software Updates for my Android TV?

 

What will change when the TV is updated to Android OS 8.0 Oreo?

Updating your TV software will add and improve various features. Refer to the following for details:

What has changed in the Home menu?

For details about differences in the Home screen before and after the update, refer to the following.
What has changed in the Home menu after the software update?


An unfamiliar message is now displayed.

 

*Android and Android TV are trademarks of Google LLC; Oreo is a trademark of Mondelez International, Inc. group.