How to update a Vizio Smart TV: Easy Steps

Updating a Firmware regularly is keen in today’s technological developments. As in every update, you will get a lot of security updates, new features, and also lots of other patches. So if you have any Smart TV you will be getting an ‘n’ number of updates on a regular basis. It is always best to have your TV connected to an internet connection for timely updates. When you don’t update your firmware you may miss out on some astounding features and security patch updates. At times, you can miss out on the important updates too. In this post, we will see how to update a Vizio Smart TV.

Update Vizio Smart TV

Vizio Smart TV

Just like other Smart TVs, Vizio Smart TV is also one of the most reputed TVs in the market today. One of the best cool features of the Vizio Smart TV is that it comes with default Chromecast Built-in. No hassle of spending an extra amount for a separate Chromecast device. Since the apps are based on Software updates and Chromecast’s processor it’s so essential to keeps the apps updated on a regular basis. With the help of Google, you can stream videos, music, directly on your Vizio TV. To enjoy the endless features you will have to update your Vizio Smart TV.

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How to update your Vizio Smart TV?

There are a lot of generations of Vizio Smart TV and different procedures for updating different generations. Basically, there are two variations of Vizio Smart TV namely VIA and VIA Plus models. Now all the latest versions come with built-in Chromecast functionalities such as P-series and M-series. VIA Process is the process of adding apps over the internet in the original or basic model. So if have to update the firmware in these models you have to do it manually. For that, you have to remove the VIA app and reinstall or update it.

Let’s see the ways to update a Vizio Smart TV…

1) Firstly, press the “V” or VIA button on your Vizio Smart TV Remote.

2) Select the app on the screen which you want to update and press the yellow button on your screen.

3) If the “Update” Option is present there, click on it. If there is no option for the update, check whether the Delete option is present there.

4) Give “Yes” to confirm and highlight your selected choice and then secondly click “OK”.

5) Thirdly, Hover to the App store through the remote and search for the app you want to update if deleted.

6) Now click on that app and give install or update depending upon the option shown there.

7) At last, click install to install the updated version of the firmware.

How to update your Vizio Smart TV manually?

VIA Process is the process of adding apps over the internet in the original or basic model. I have to update the firmware in these models you have to do it manually. For that, you have to remove the VIA app and reinstall or update it.

Let’s see the ways to update a Vizio Smart TV manually…

As mentioned earlier you need to uninstall and reinstall the apps to update the apps in the VIA model Vizio Smart TV.

1) Switch on your TV and navigate to the settings of Vizio Smart TV to check your firmware version.

2) Now, download the latest version of the firmware from the official Vizio website. Enter your TV model and download the correct version of Vizio Smart TV.

3) Rename your downloaded file as “fwsu. img” as it will recognize it as an image file.

4) Copy this image file to your pen drive and Switch off your TV, insert the USB drive into the TV.

5) Power on the Vizio Smart TV and click on the image file to update it.

6) Navigate to the settings of Vizio Smart TV to check your firmware version.

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Wrapping Up

One of the best cool features of the Vizio Smart TV is that it comes with default Chromecast Built-in. No hassle of spending an extra amount for a separate Chromecast device. Since the apps are based on Software updates and Chromecast’s processor it’s so essential to keeps the apps updated on a regular basis.

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