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What issues are solved by a software upgrade in Philips TV?

Published on 2019-09-10

Software history

Main modifications

Each release contains:

  • All solutions identified in earlier versions
  • Due to our global IT structure, there might be a delay in the uploading/synchronising of new SW releases (and their release notes)
  • This content will also become available in your own language
  • Besides general improvements on functionality and performance, this latest software solves the issues below:

! Note:Once the software upgrade is complete, you need to disconnect the power cable from the power outlet. Wait one minute then reconnect it. After that you can start your TV in the usual way.

  • Solution for picture moves 5 pixel right when in PC/ Game mode
  • Solution on the level of the infobar on Bulgarian cable (Blizoo operator)
  • Solution about HBBTV (through the red button) that gives a black screen instead of video content provided by the broadcast
  • Improvements for Smart TV
  • Improvements in Russia text database
  • Improvements in audio/video sync in digital broadcast
  • Improvements in Video on demand applications ( Ukraine and Slovenia)
  • Improvement on picturelevel for the 60PFL8708S (Elevation set)
  • Solution for half of the HD subtitles that are not displayed
  • Unicable implementation shall support a user selected LO frequency
  • Introduction of DVB-T profile full in case of Bulgaria
  • Introduction Chinese language in Fusion and also (again ) on Android
  • Solution for Telenet, during wintertime clock is still according summer time (+ 1 hour)
  • Solution about “You have connected a CAM” osd is seen coming up while navigating through TV Guide
  • Improvement with Ambilight Hue set up configured
  • Solution to avoid that during installation you gets failure for Romania country, when selecting “Other” as Operator
  • Solution so that Sky Bundesliga SD and Sky Select SD services shall always be installed
  • Solution for Wifi Smart Screen when there are 3 or more TV's in the network using IOS7
  • Solution for 3D not available on Youtube
  • Solution for Skype - Handling of Microsoft ID
  • Solution for Ambilight flickering
  • Enable Ambilight + Hue experience for the UHD on the 2k13 xxPFL9708S/12 sets
  • Improvements in quick startup implementation
  • Solution for screen edges reset
  • Solution to use Netflix
  • Solution regarding installation issue in Switzerland
  • Solution regarding MHP application
  • Enabling DTS for 7000/8000/9000
  • WiFi smart screen for Android devices (requires Philips MyRemote app)
  • New application Multi Room TV watching
  • New version of YouTubeLeanBack
  • Improvement of the MyRemote App at the level of the TV-guide and control on Smart Phones
  • Improvement about installation Czech UPC cable
  • Improvement about BBC i-player movies not working
  • Improvement to have the favorite channels on top via IP-EPG
  • Improvement for the Social TV app
  • Improvement about the crackling/loud plopping noise when switching on HDMI equipment
  • Improvement for the remote control pairing in virgin mode
  • Improvement to avoid to have only vertical lines but to have picture at startup
  • Improvement to avoid reboots when playing 3D via blu-ray or Astra 3D
  • Improvement to get positive DVB-S Unicable installation with Technisat equipment
  • Solution about consistent behavior of the EXIT key
  • Homescreen adaptation for Germany (Kabel/Antennen Fernsehen)
  • Hebrew text disabled in Now en Next + 8 days EPG (Mainly solved for Israel market)
  • Improvement stability behavior when starting up from HDMI source
  • Live TXT subtitles from broadcast no longer shown during playback of a recording without subtitles
  • BBCiPlayer, video and radio program is functioning again
  • Solution about sometimes no connection to Philips Smart TV portal during virgin installation
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