How to Download and Install Software Updates to your TCL Alto 5 and 7 Sound Bars

Requirements:

  • TCL Sound Bar
  • Computer connected to the Internet
  • A USB storage device formatted in FAT/FAT32 with at least 100MB of free space.
    • Remove all files and folder from the USB storage device (it should be empty).


Update Procedure:

Select the specific model of your TCL Sound Bar to view the step-by-step instructions.  How do I find my Sound Bar model number?

Alto 5|TS5000

  • Click here to download the latest software update file for your TCL Sound Bar. It is VERY important to use the correct file for your specific model. 
  • Move or copy the downloaded file to your FORMATTED and EMPTY USB storage device.  Once completed, the file named “jl_690x.bfu” should be the ONLY file located on the USB storage device.
  • Install the software update to the TCL Sound Bar using the following steps:

FW Version – 0.1.1

 What’s New:

  • Ability to mute the sound bar with Mute button on TCL Roku TV (IR) remote
    • Not applicable to voice remote
  • Ability to enable/disable Auto Standby mode on the sound bar
    • Now you can enable/disable Auto Standby mode by pressing and holding the volume up and volume down button
    • When the green LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be enabled. The sound bar will enter standby mode when idle for 20 minutes
    • When the red LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be disabled.


Alto 5+|TS5010

  1. Click here to download the latest software update file for your TCL Sound Bar. It is VERY important to use the correct file for your specific model. 
  2. Move or copy the downloaded file to your FORMATTED and EMPTY USB storage device. Once completed, the file named “jl_690x.bfu” should be the ONLY file located on the USB storage device.
  3. Install the software update to the TCL Sound Bar using the following steps:

FW Version – 0.1.1

 What’s New: 

  • Ability to mute the sound bar with Mute button on TCL Roku TV (IR) remote
    • Not applicable to voice remote
  • Ability to enable/disable Auto Standby mode on the sound bar
    • Now you can enable/disable Auto Standby mode by pressing and holding the volume up and volume down button
    • When the green LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be enabled. The sound bar will enter standby mode when idle for 20 minutes
    • When the red LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be disabled.


Alto 7|TS7000

  1. Click here to download the latest software update file for your TCL Sound Bar. It is VERY important to use the correct file for your specific model. 
  2. Move or copy the downloaded file to your FORMATTED and EMPTY USB storage device.  Once completed, the file named “rom.bin” should be the ONLY file located on the USB storage device.
  3. Install the software update to the TCL Sound Bar using the following steps:

FW Version – 0.1.2

 What’s New: 

  • Ability to mute the sound bar with Mute button on TCL Roku TV (IR) remote
    • Not applicable to voice remote
  • Ability to enable/disable Auto Standby mode on the sound bar
    • Now you can enable/disable Auto Standby mode by pressing and holding the volume up and volume down button
    • When the green LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be enabled. The sound bar will enter standby mode when idle for 20 minutes
    • When the red LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be disabled. 

 Improvements: 

  • Accelerated volume adjustment – More efficient mapping between the TV volume indicator and the audio output of the sound bar, allowing you to increase or decrease sound at a faster rate. 


Alto 7+|TS7010

  1. Click here to download the latest software update file for your TCL Sound Bar. It is VERY important to use the correct file for your specific model. 
  2. Move or copy the downloaded file to your FORMATTED and EMPTY USB storage device.  Once completed, the file named “rom.bin” should be the ONLY file located on the USB storage device.
  3. Install the software update to the TCL Sound Bar using the following steps:

FW Version – 0.1.2

 What’s New: 

  • Ability to mute the sound bar with Mute button on TCL Roku TV (IR) remote
    • Not applicable to voice remote
  • Ability to enable/disable Auto Standby mode on the sound bar
    • Now you can enable/disable Auto Standby mode by pressing and holding the volume up and volume down button
    • When the green LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be enabled. The sound bar will enter stand by mode when idle for 20 minutes
    • When the red LED flashes twice, the sound bar’s Auto Standby mode will be disabled.

 

Improvements: 

  • Accelerated volume adjustment – More efficient mapping between the TV volume indicator and the audio output of the sound bar, allowing you to increase or decrease sound at a faster rate. 



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