How to Update Skyworth 32E200A Software and Firmware


An outdated software and firmware is always a cause to device not to properly work as it supposed to be. Either, it is a smartphone, computer or especially an Android LED TV. So, for today's post I would to share with you the step by step guide on how to update Skyworth 32E200A Smart LED TV.

But before we proceed, it would be good if we will tackle first and see what this LED TV is made off. An overview of it's physical design, TV specification, and it's features. So let's review the Skyworth 32E200A Smart LED TV. 

Skyworth 32E200A Smart LED TV Review


The Skyworth 32E200A Smart Digital LED TV challenge the features of common smart TV's in the market today. With its Android Version 4.2.2 also know as the Android Kitkat operating system, end users are assured to experience extraordinary entertainment. 

Since Skyworth 32E200A, it already equipped with AOSP, customers will enjoy installing applications that transform the Skyworth 32E200A Smart TV into a computer-like device that allow user to view and edit office documents. 

AOSP stand for Android Open Source Project, an open source operating system specifically designed for TV's, a corresponding project to a closed source project led by Google.

Furthermore, unlike internet-dependent applications that is commonly found to other Smart TVs, exciting games installed in Skyworth 32E200A Adroid Digital TV can be used even in an absence of internet connection.


Skyworth's SkyLive TV application lets you enjoy different programs abroad. Enjoy over 1,000 built-in channels to choose from. From your favorite international TV shows to world news to your favorite fashion updates and educational channels, SkyLive got it for you.

The built-in ISDB-T also known as the Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting-Terrestrial makes the Skyworth 32E200A the ideal digital Smart TV, giving customers a better HD viewing experience with free TV channels. 

Moreover, it is equipped with the latest HEVC decoder that can read the latest files in H.265 decoding system. There's no need to upgrade in the near future. Plus its PVR which is also known as Personal Video Recorder feature, allow user to record their favorite digital TV shows with the use of an external USB drive. 

The IPS (in place switching) panel technology has the benefit of a hard panel with perfect viewing angle solving the main limitation of a typical TN LED TVs.

Skyworth 32E200A Specifications

OS: Android Version 4.2.2
Design: Piano Finish
Processor: Dual-Core CPU
Graphics: Dual-core GPU.
RAM: DDR 512 MB
HDD: N/A
AI Assistant: None

Sound:
DTS Tru-Surround
Dolby Digital™ Plus

Sound Mode: Sandard, Sport, Movie, Music
Speaker: Down-firing 10 x 10W Speakers
Surround: Yes
Backlight System: Direct LED
Panel Type: IPS
Screen Size – Diagonal: 32-inch
Display Resolution: 1280 × 720
Viewing Angle: 89/89
Clear Motion Rate: 60Hz
Response Time: 9.5ms
Brightness of Panel: 240
Picture Mode: User/Standard/Sport/Vivid
Display Mode: auto, 16:9, 4:3, panorama, zoom, P2P
Receiver: ISDB-T Receiving System
Digital Audio Output: None
Audio Output: Composite

Video Color Systems: PAL M/N NTSC-M
Audio System: CVBS,L/R(Mono L)


What are the Skyworth 32E200A Available Ports?


Skyworth 32E200A comes with almost complete ports for your entertainment needs, it has; one Ethernet LAN port, two 1.4 HDMI port, composite ports and headphone.

Also, it on this side, Skyworth 32E200A comes with two antenna port, one for cable and one for air. Another HDMI port and two USB 2.0 port.

Skyworth 32E200A Integrated Board


Opening the Skyworth 32E200A back cover and you will be greeted by it's powerful Integrated board. I am really confident to say that this integrated board can withstand all the test and the stress I have made. I really admire the engineer and designer behind this powerful mother board.

Now that we have enough knowledge about the Skyworth 32E200A LED TV. I am now confident to assume your really interested in our topic. So let's begin with the step by step procedure on how to update software using a working LED TV.

How to Update Skyworth 32E200A Software and Firmware


Here is the step by step guide on how to update the existing software and firmware of Skyworth 32E200A.

The whole process will take an approximately 30 minutes including the initial setup but not limited to channel scanning, Wi-Fi connection and the like.

Please note that this update won’t upgrade you Android operating form 4.2.2 to somewhere 5.1 or higher version. So don’t expect to much!

Therefore, your Skyworth 32E200A based operating system will remains as is, Android  Version 4.2.2. 

However, after the update you are more confident about your TV to work well for another couple of years without any problem. So let’s begin!


2. Unzipped folder.

3. Open the folder and transfer the filename "install" to USB's root directory

4. Insert the Flash Disk Drive on USB Port
After we obtain the software, move it inside USB flash disk drive root file. Insert the flash disk drive to Skyworth 32E200A USB port. Please refer to above image.


5. Enter the Factory Setting
To enter “Factory Settings”, you need to have at least the original Skyworth remote control as minimum requirements. On your remote press “Source” button then follow by numeric keys “3”, “1”, “9”, “5” straight forward.


6. Locate “Software Update (USB)”
Using your original Skyworth remote control navigation keys, up arrow or down arrow locate and select “Software Update” then press “OK”. Please refer to above image.


7. Continue “Software Update (USB)”
A pop up message box will appear and say “This will erase all data and TV will reboot to update. Are you sure to continue?” Please refer to above image.


8. Press “Arrow Right Navigation Key”
To continue, on your remote navigation keys, press arrow right key. Please refer to above image. ***It works to all Skyworth Remote!


9. Skyworth 32E200A Will Reboot
By pressing the right arrow navigation key on your remote means that you are “green” to initiate the software and firmware update. At this moment, your Skyworth 32E200A will restart on it’s own for a few seconds. Please refer to above image.


10. Please do not turn off the power! 
A few seconds later, perhaps less than a minute, a progress bar appears and the electronic message bulletin box saying “Please do not turn off the power!” Therefore, do not turn it off else you will ruin the whole unit.


11. Install BOOTCODE
Then you will prompt with another electronic message box “Install BOOTCODE”. This will take another few seconds. Please refer to image above.


12. Install LINUX
Then you will again prompt with another electronic message box “Install LINUX”. This will take another few seconds. Please refer to above image.


13. Install VIDEO_FW
Then you will again prompt with another electronic message box “Install VIDEO_FW”. This will last for another few seconds. Please refer to above image.


14. Install OTHER_PARTITION1
Then you will again prompt with another electronic message box “Install OTHER_PARTITION1”. This will last for minute or few more seconds. Please refer to above image.


15. Install Completed!
Then you will finally prompted with another electronic message box “Install Completed!”. This means the update is successful. Please refer to above image.


16. Reboot!
A few second after electronic message box “Install Completed! appeared, the Skyworth 32E200A will automatically restart. Please refer to image above.


17. Initial Setup!
Finally, it’s almost done! Now setup your Skyworth 32E200A with new and updated software running on it.


18. Hello World!
Alas! You can now able to enjoy the rest of days with your super beautiful Skyworth 32E200A!


Skyworth 32E200A Software Update Using Hot Keys!

The first or the above guidelines will only work with Skyworth 32E200A on normal operations. 



Meaning it has nothing to do with TV that comes with defect such as Auto Off and Auto On, Hang on Logo and the like.

With this in mind, I have tried a few other ways on how to make it work with TV that comes with defect.

So the following guidelines below needed more attention and it should be done correctly. So let’s begin.


2. Unzipped folder.

3. Open the folder and transfer the filename "install" to USB's root directory

4. Insert the Flash Disk Drive on USB Port
After we obtain the software, move it inside USB flash disk drive root file. Insert the flash disk drive to Skyworth 32E200A USB port. Please refer to above image.


5. Unplug the Skyworth 32E200A

If the USB is place correctly, then proceed to the next step. Unplug the Skyworth 32E200A from the power source.



6. Press Power Button and Hold
While the power source is out, press the power button straight upward if your TV is standing up straight and hold still. Please bear in mind not pressing slightly slant to left, not slightly slant to right. Press straight forward straight upward and hold still. Please refer to image above.


7. Press Power Button, Hold and Plug in
While on hold (pressing power button upward direction and hold still), plug-in the Skyworth 32E200A power cord to power source. Hold still until a progress bar appears. Please refer to above image.


8. Skyworth 32E200A Will Reboot
For a little while, your TV remains at this state. Keep holding and wait for the progress bar to appear if done right. However, if something’s not right, instead of progress bar, a Skyworth Logo will prompt. Then repeat the process from the top.


9. Please do not turn off the power! 
A few seconds later, perhaps less than a minute, a progress bar appears and the electronic message bulletin box saying “Please do not turn off the power!” Therefore, do not turn it off else you will ruin the whole unit.


10. Install BOOTCODE
Then you will prompt with another electronic message box “Install BOOTCODE”. This will take another few seconds. Please refer to image above.


11. Install LINUX
Then you will again prompt with another electronic message box “Install LINUX”. This will take another few seconds. Please refer to above image.


12. Install VIDEO_FW
Then you will again prompt with another electronic message box “Install VIDEO_FW”. This will last for another few seconds. Please refer to above image.


13. Install OTHER_PARTITION1
Then you will again prompt with another electronic message box “Install OTHER_PARTITION1”. This will last for minute or few more seconds. Please refer to above image.


14. Install Completed!
Then you will finally prompted with another electronic message box “Install Completed!”. This means the update is successful. Please refer to above image.


15. Reboot!
A few second after electronic message box “Install Completed! appeared, the Skyworth 32E200A will automatically restart. Please refer to image above.


16. Initial Setup!
Finally, it’s almost done! Now setup your Skyworth 32E200A with new and updated software running on it.


17. Hello World!
Alas! You can now able to enjoy the rest of days with your super beautiful Skyworth 32E200A!


Frequently Ask Question:


What is the recommended format for flash disk drive?
Answer: FAT32


I download the software, move into USB flash drive root file, but doesn’t work?
Answer: Make sure you have extracted the software and the file name should be “install.img”.


I properly extracted the software but still don’t proceed to progress bar?
Answer: Please make sure that the software is not corrupted the total software size is 504MB.


The software is not corrupted but still don’t proceed to progress bar?
Answer: If you’re trying to update using hot key, please check if you follow the instructions right. Otherwise, check your flash drive default format. It should be FAT32.

I formatted my flash disk drive to FAT32 but still don’t proceed to progress bar?
Answer: Please try another flash drive and follow the instruction above. 


How much time the upgrade will last?
Answer: The update will take around 30 minutes, more or less.


That's it... I hope I help you with my little things here... 

If you have any questions and clarification, please leave a message using this form #AskSkyworth and we will get back on you as soon as possible. Thank you for your time!

Comments

  1. Gud pm sir. I would like to know where can i get software update for my 32E2000D. It doesnt have netflix. I wish to install one. Thank you

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    1. There is an available software however it's not work to all TV panel. Some become inverted after the update but most works fine.

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    2. How to fix the inverted after update, can i reset? Please let me know

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    3. Go to apkpure and install an app called vidmate there you search for Netflix the g o to apps and install Netflix there and it will work

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  2. There are two versions of this TV (32E200A).
    One with two inputs (cable, air), the second only (antenna in).
    This manual is for a TV with two inputs.
    If you flash a TV with one input, you can not set up cable channels.

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    1. You still can but you need to request for a setup box. Then connect it using composite connectors.

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    2. I actually lost my free local channels with this flash,how can I undo?

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    3. Any link for firmware update for the model with only one antenna. Input

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  3. Maybe you have an older version working correctly with TV?
    I have been installed:
    Model rtd298x_tv001
    Android version 4.4.2
    rtd298x_tv001-eng 4.4.2 KOT49H eng.Sirius.20160913.194456 test-keys
    boot version 0000.0000.0002
    TV ver 8R32T.V100.612.617.617.617.617
    Media Player ver 8R32T.V100.612.617.617.617.617

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  4. Dear Sir! Many thanks for the very detailed tutorial but my model is 32S810, i cant find out its firmware. Can i use your methods and 32E200s firmware ? Pls help me!

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  5. Bonjour besoin d'aide stp j'ai mon téléviseur skyworth après la mise a jour de celui en Wi-Fi il ne se rallume plus mais le voyant rouge s'allume toujours quand c'est branché que faire svp ???

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  6. hi sir after following thew instruction, something unusual happened on my tv.

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  7. i did and tv is not working, color is blurred with high contrast and the image and video turn flipped opposite direction. how to reset

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  8. Thank you for the detailed tutorial.
    My 32E200A has an Hebrew menu, will it work after the update?
    Will I be able to download the Netflix app after the update?

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  9. My tv image flipped I tried many ways and tired.

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  10. My skywork 43_s810 can use this firmware?

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  11. My TV is inverted and in black and white after update. Don't know what to do

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  12. Is anyone found solution for flipped image and inverted colors problem in 32e200a ??

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  13. Sir do you have a firmware update for Skyworth 32E58 model?

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  14. sir i update may tv model 32e200a but after successfully installing it the screen turns in RGB color, how can i fix this?

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  15. Please help us with RGB colors after update.
    Now my TV shows only full screen white. Green. Blue. And red colors. This update destroyed my TV.
    If anyone knows any information please help us. We are so many here who are complaining from this issue.

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  16. I taked the file copy to flash drive and it updated and restart automatically bu logo Upside down what can I do?

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  17. Same here. I tried this update but my tv just turns on. No image or whatever. Kindly help.

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  18. my smart tv turned black screen after following this update. Please help!

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  19. Stupid my display turned upside down and the colors fucked up. Not recommended

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  20. Guys for those who install/update with this firmware with aftereffects(color distorted/screen flip or upsidedown) please refer to this guide ff:

    https://www.skyworthphilippines.com/2019/07/how-to-software-update-skyworth-32e2000.html?m=1

    Ps. You must know the exact model and panel for the update/install work well..
    And also to those who experience after effects just update again with the link given.thanks

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  21. Need update for SKYWORTH 43E200A

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  22. #AskSkyworth i was done all the following steps. but my tv changed the color to other colors and not the original colors.
    i cant understand nothing from what i see.
    i've been done the steps a few times.
    what should i do?

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  23. I installed this software on my Softlogic PRIZM tv 32E200A and now the color coming from my panel changes and the color looks distorted. How can I fix this?

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