Installing Android Firmware From SD Card Using Reboot Manager App

This post looks at a great way to install Android firmware using a great little app now included on all our Gostreamer builds.

Install Android Firmware

When it comes to install Android firmware, traditionally ,this has involved removing the power, obtaining a small screwdriver or matchstick and then holding down a hidden reset button whilst plugging in the power, which is fine if you cannot get into your box at all. However, Gostreamer now provide a super-easy method of flashing your box with new firmware, without having the hassle of the aforementioned.

Install Android Firmware

Reboot Manager is a handy little Android app that is included with all of our new firmware builds, and if you dont have it on your older build you can download it from the play store.

Install Android firmware using Reboot Manger

Step 1: Download the latest firmware package for your device. Here is a list of both Droidplayer and Gostreamer firmware

Step 2: Extract or unzip the package to a clean SD card. Your SD card should now have 3 files.

Step 3: Plug your SD card into your player and open up Reboot Manger from ALL APPS

Install Android Firmware

Step 4: From here, scroll down and choose Reboot Recovery

Install Android Firmware

Step 5: Choose Yes to confirm

Install Android Firmware

Step 6: Now your system will reboot into the recovery console and begin to install the firmware you have put onto the SD card. And you are done!

Install Android Firmware

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