Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • NSZ-GU1

About this download

Benefits and improvements

The NSZ-GU1 BRAVIA® Smart Stick firmware update, build version REL06_NSZGU1_U_ota2009_139330_20140325_URSC_S67254, provides the following benefits:

Improvement over the previous version:

  • Updates the Android™ OS to version 4.2
  • Adds compatibility for additional applications
  • Deletes the "BuddyTV" and "Crackle™" applications
  • Chrome Bookmark will be cleared

Benefit provided by previous update and included in this version:

  • Improves performance and stability
  • Adds support for the "TV SideView" mobile application
Note: This software update is available only by performing a Network Update. The update file is not available to download and install from this page.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • System Software

Before You Start

Check the Current Firmware Version

  1. Power on the television and make sure it is tuned to the MHL input to which the BRAVIA Smart Stick is connected.
  2. Wait until the Home menu is displayed on the television before proceeding.
  3. Use the arrows keys and ENTER Enter Button button on the remote control to select "All Apps", "Settings", "About", and then press the ENTER button.
  4. The version of firmware installed on your device is shown as the "Build number", and has a format as shown below.
    Firmware Version
    Near the end of the build number, just before "_URSC", will be an eight digit number format (YYYY/MM/DD) which indicates the date of when the firmware was created. If the release date on your device is older than the release date of the latest firmware, an update is available.

Download & Install

Table of Contents

Firmware Update Instructions

The NSZ-GU1 BRAVIA Smart Stick firmware can only be updated by performing a Network Update.

  • Important Notes
    • If you have not done so already, please check the current firmware version to determine if this firmware update is needed for your Network Media player.
    • WARNING!! Please follow the update instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the update process and may cause the BRAVIA Smart Stick to be unresponsive or to require repair.
    • WARNING!! Do not power off the TV or disconnect the BRAVIA Smart Stick from the MHL port. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware update may cause the BRAVIA Smart Stick to be unresponsive or to require repair.
    • In order to perform the network update it is necessary to have the BRAVIA Smart Stick correctly connected to an active Internet connection.
    • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.
  • Network Update Instructions

    WARNING!! Please follow the update instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the update process and may cause the BRAVIA Smart Stick to be unresponsive or to require repair.

    Note: The firmware update process usually takes about 15 to 30 minutes, depending on system configuration and network connection.

    1. Power on the television and make sure it is tuned to the MHL input to which the BRAVIA Smart Stick is connected.
    2. Wait until the Home menu is displayed on the television before proceeding.
    3. At the Home menu screen, use the arrows and ENTER keys on the remote control to select "All Apps", "Settings", "About", "System updates", and then press the ENTER button.
      System Updates
    4. Select "Update", and then press ENTER.
      Update
      Note: If the message says "Your system is currently up to date", your BRAVIA Smart Stick has the latest firmware. If a firmware version is shown, an update is available.
    5. Please read the "End user license agreement". If you can agree, please select "Accept", and then press ENTER.
      Accept
      Note: Please wait until the download step is complete. The download time may vary depending on network bandwidth.
      Downloading
    6. After the download step is completed, the update confirmation dialog will display.
      Restart to Install
    7. Select "Restart to install", and then press ENTER to begin the installation.
    8. The BRAVIA Smart Stick will automatically power off and begin the installation process.
    9. WARNING!! Do not operate the BRAVIA Smart Stick or power off the television until the update is complete. Doing so may cause the BRAVIA Smart Stick to be unresponsive or to require repair.
      Warning

    10. The BRAVIA Smart Stick will automatically power on after the update is complete and the update completion dialog box will display on the television. Make sure "OK" is selected, and then press the ENTER button.
      Update installed
    11. Check the current firmware version to confirm that the update has successfully installed.