This post is a great number of Leebox fans who eager to see. How to upgrade to Android 7.1? Please note the method mentioned in this article is not suitable for the tv box which version is below Android 6.0. Leelbox and its sister brand Kingbox series Android tv box have already updated to Android 7.1 version in the new 2018, and also pre-installed Kodi 17.6, meet the needs of customers who want an upgrade greatly.
First, you need to prepare these Tool:
- A computer
- A double headed USB line
- A small stick (to press the AV hole there is a reset button)
- Please make sure you have already copied the firmware to your PC. The two Android 7.1 firmware below are corresponding to Leelbox and Kingbox, they apply to the different brand of products, go ahead to check the appropriate firmware, then click the download address.
KingboxRK-8703-7.1nv3-Kodi-1225: (Kingbox K1, K1 plus, K2, but not for Kingbox K3!)
LeelboxRK-8703-7.1nv3-Kodi-1225: (Available to shell model is t95d MXQ PRO, MXQ MINI, Q2 pro, Q2 mini, Q1)
Step1: install the Driver.
You should install the following Driver on your PC at first, click on the below links and install them.
Open it and scroll down to DriverAssistant-v4.5, click it on, then it will pop up a box asks you driver and install when it occurs this notice, it is already installed now, click ok.
Driver install success!
Step2: download Android Tool and firmware
(1) Download AndroidTool_Release_v2.42 from this link:
Here take Leelbox Q2 pro, for example, Q2 Pro Android 7.1 TV Box With Kodi 17.6 Dual Wifi 4K with System hardware configuration CPU/RK3229 quad-core cortex-A7 frequency: 2.0G. See the following steps:
Here is the firmware link :
(Put the Android Tool package and firmware img file in a position that easy to you find it)
We need to open the AndroidTool.exe and select the firmware in this Tool. Now unzip the package of AndroidTool, and firmware img. then click on AndroidTool.exe.
Step 3: Loading the firmware
Click here , then it will pop up a box and ask you to put in the right firmware.
Choose the firmware img.
Step 4: Recover the tv box (very important )
1.Insert one side USB port to your computer,
2.Use the stick press the AV hidden reset button, hold on, do not loosen.
3.Insert the other side USB port to your TV box.
( hold the hidden button while connecting TVBox to your PC by USB extension line ，until the state show find a LOADER device )
Step 5: Start to update
Now Click on here (this Chinese mean upgrade), then it will start to program automatically.
When you see the right side start writing, you can loose the AV reset button. And waiting for the firmware completely download.
when up to the first 100%, then still need to wait for the second 100% finish, after that the android box is already upgraded to Android 7.1 version.
Step 6: Start your TV Box.
Take out the USB cable from the computer. then connect the TV box to your TV, and restart the TV Box. Keep the power on, It will take 3-5 minis, please wait patiently.
More firmware check here.