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Update the Firmware on Your 2016 UHD TV with USB (UN**KU****)

Users may update their 2016 UHD TV to the latest Firmware when available. To update your 2016 UHD TV's Firmware, using a USB Thumb Drive, follow the steps below.

Make sure that your USB thumb drive only contains the firmware upgrade files.

Downloading Firmware (Mac OS)

  1. From a computer, navigate to Samsung Download Center to download the latest firmware for your TV, and then click ENTER MODEL NUMBER.  

    Samsung Click on TVs

    Alternatively, navigate to TVS & HOME THEATER > TVs > 4K UHD TVs. Select 2016 lineup and select the TV series.

  2. Enter your TV's model number and then select your TV.

    Samsung Select Your TV or Accessory

    * If you do not know your TV's model number, click How to find my model number.
    * Older TV models may not be available in the Download Center.

  3. Scroll down to Product Info and if a new Firmware is available, select the latest Firmware, and then click DOWNLOAD.

    Samsung Click DOWNLOAD (ZIP).
  4. Please wait while your Firmware is downloading.  

  5. Once the Firmware has finished downloading, unzip the file and save the content within the designated USB Thumb drive.   

    Samsung Unzip File and Download to USB
  6. The Firmware is now installed and unzipped onto your USB Thumb drive, and you are now ready to install the Firmware.

    Samsung Now Ready to Install Firmware

Downloading Firmware (Windows OS)

  1. From a computer, navigate to Samsung Download Center to download the latest firmware for your TV, and then click ENTER MODEL NUMBER.  

    Samsung Click on TVs

    Alternatively, navigate to TVS & HOME THEATER > TVs > 4K UHD TVs. Select 2016 lineup and select the TV series.

  2. Enter your TV's model number and then select your TV.

    Samsung Select TV or Accessory

    * If you do not know your TV's model number, click How to find my model number.
    * Older TV models may not be available in the Download Center.

  3. Scroll down to Product Info and if a new Firmware is available, select the latest Firmware, and then click DOWNLOAD.

    Samsung Select Firmware then DOWNLOAD
  4. Once the Firmware has finished downloading, locate the downloaded file folder.   

    Samsung Locate the Downloaded File Folder
  5. Right Click the Firmware, then select Extract All.   

    Samsung Right Click the Firmware then Click Extract All
  6. Select Browse to pick a destination of where the file will be extracted to.  Users must extract the Firmware file onto their USB Thumb drive.  

    Samsung Select Browse and Choose Location for File Extraction
  7. Select the desired USB Thumb drive destination and then select OK.  

    Samsung Select Desired USB Thumb Drive Destination
  8. Select Extract to begin extracting the Firmware file onto the select USB Thumb drive.  

    Samsung Select Extract
  9. The Firmware is now extracted onto the USB Thumb drive and ready to be installed.  

    Samsung Firmware is Ready to be Installed

How to Install the Firmware onto your 2016 SMART TV

You must have the Firmware File extracted onto your USB Thumb Drive before proceeding with the steps below.

  1. Plug in a USB Thumb Drive, with the extracted Firmware File, into your SMART TV.   

    Samsung Plug in a USB Thumb Drive into SMART TV
  2. Press the Home button on your Samsung Smart Control, to access the Home Screen.  

    Samsung Press Home Button on Remote
  3. Using the directional pad on your remote, navigate to and select Settings.  

    Samsung Select Settings
  4. Select Support.  

    Samsung Select Support
  5. Select Software Update.  

    Samsung Select Software Update
  6. Select Update Now.  

    Samsung Select Update Now
  7. Select Yes to check the USB Thumb drive for the extracted Firmware files.   

    Samsung Select Yes

    Your 2016 SMART TV will search both the Internet and the USB Thumb Drive for Firmware and Software updates.

  8. Follow the On-Screen instructions to install the Firmware update.  

    Samsung Follow On-Screen Instructions

    If your SMART TV already has the latest Firmware or Software installed, you will receive the message shown above.

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