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:

  • KDL-32W600A
  • KDL-32W650A
  • KDL-42W650A
  • KDL-42W651A
  • KDL-42W800A
  • KDL-42W801A
  • KDL-46W700A
  • KDL-46W950A
  • KDL-47W800A
  • KDL-47W801A
  • KDL-47W802A
  • KDL-50W650A
  • KDL-50W700A
  • KDL-55W800A
  • KDL-55W801A
  • KDL-55W802A
  • KDL-55W900A
  • KDL-55W950A
  • KDL-65W850A
  • XBR-55X850A
  • XBR-55X900A
  • XBR-65X850A
  • XBR-65X900A

About this download

Benefits and improvements

Sony has designed the BRAVIA® Televisions software update process to be customer friendly. This software update (version PKG4.600AAA) provides the following benefits:

  • Provides a security update
  • Improves general performance of the TV

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version PKG4.600AAA.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • System Software

File Info

File Name

  • sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip

File Version

  • PKG4.600AAA

File Size

  • 156.31 MB

Release Date

  • 10-19-2016

Before You Start


How to Check if You Need the Update

Please follow the steps below to check your television software version to determine if it needs this software update:

  1. Power on the TV.
  2. On the TV remote control, press the HOME button to open the TV Home Menu.
  3. On the remote control, use the arrows Arrows to select Settings.
  4. Use the arrows to highlight the Product Support Product Support Icon icon, and then press the Enter Enter Button button on the remote control.
  5. Use the arrows to select the Contact Sony Contact Sony Icon icon, and then press the Enter Enter Button button on the remote control.
  6. Check the Software Version displayed on the Contact Sony screen. If your software version is PKG4.600AAA or higher, your TV does not need this update.
    Information Screen

Important Notes

  • WARNING: After performing this update, it is not possible to return to or install a previous version of the system software. By downloading and installing this update, you acknowledge that you understand this update cannot be reversed.
  • WARNING: Please follow the upgrade instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the upgrade process and may cause the TV to be unresponsive or require repair.
  • WARNING: Do not power off the TV or disconnect it from the AC power source during the upgrade process. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware upgrade may cause the TV to be unresponsive or require repair.
  • All user settings are retained during the firmware update.
  • It is normal for the TV set to restart during the update process. The TV set may take longer than usual to restart as it is installing the new firmware.
  • To download the update, a USB storage device, such as a Sony® Micro Vault® device, or something similar, is required to perform the update. Sony is aware that not all USB storage devices are compatible with our TVs. If you are using a USB device for playback of photos, music, or videos on your TV, the same type of USB device should work for the update. If the software update is not successful after following the instructions, you may need to format your device to the FAT32 file system, or use a different device. View formatting instructions.

Download & Install


Decide How to Get the Update

There are two ways to obtain the software update:

  • Network Download - If your TV is connected to the Internet, you can receive software updates with the following procedure.
    1. On the TV remote control, press the HOME button, and then use the arrow Arrows buttons to select Settings.
    2. Select Product Support Product Support Icon, and then press the Enter Enter Button button.
    3. Use the arrow Arrows buttons to select Software Update, and then press the Enter Enter Button button.
    4. A confirmation message about starting an update appears.
      Note: If no software has been downloaded, the TV will start searching for any available updates via the Internet (if connected).
  • Download the Update - Click the Download Now icon on this page to download the update to your computer and then follow the instructions below to install the update on your TV.
    Note: A USB storage device, such as a Sony® Micro Vault® device, or something similar, is required to perform the update. Sony is aware that not all USB storage devices are compatible with our TVs. If you are using a USB device for playback of photos, music, or videos on your TV, the same USB device type should work for the update. If the software update is not successful after following the instructions, you may need to format your device to the FAT32 file system, or use a different device. View formatting instructions.

Download and Transfer the Update File to Your USB Storage Device

  1. Download the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference) on your computer.
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and verify that the size of the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip file is 163,898,869 bytes.
    1. Right-click the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip file, and click Properties.
    2. On the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip Properties screen, verify that the Size: listed is 156 MB (163,898,869 bytes). Note: The Size on disk: listed may be different. That is normal.
    3. If the file size is different than the 163,898,869 bytes, please download the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip file again.
  3. Extract the update file from the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip file.
    • For Microsoft® Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows 8/8.1 or Windows® 10 operating system:
      1. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and right-click the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip file, and then click Extract All.
        Note: For Windows 8/8.1 and 10, the default settings for Internet Explorer® will save the file in the Downloads folder. For Windows 10, use File Explorer to locate the Downloads folder, for Windows 8/8.1, click the Desktop tile from the Start screen and then locate the downloaded file using Windows Explorer.
      2. A new folder will be created called sony_dtv0FA30A05A0A5_00002301
    • For Apple® Mac OS® X operating system:
      1. Go to the location where the file was downloaded and double-click the sony_tvupdate_2013_4600_aaa_auth.zip file.
      2. A new folder will be created called sony_dtv0FA30A05A0A5_00002301
  4. Connect a compatible USB storage device to your computer.
  5. Transfer the update folder to the USB storage device:
    • For Windows operating system: Go to the directory where the folder was created, right-click the sony_dtv0FA30A05A0A5_00002301 folder and, from the menu, click Send To..., and then click the drive (EX: Removable Disk E:) that represents your USB device. The update folder will be copied onto your USB device.
    • For Mac OS X operating system: Drag and drop the sony_dtv0FA30A05A0A5_00002301 folder to the root folder of the USB device.
    Note: The update will not be performed if the folder is not copied to the root directory of the USB device or if the name of the folder is modified.
  6. After the file copy is complete, remove the USB device from your computer, and then continue to the next section.

Updating the Software

The software update takes up to five minutes to complete. During the update process, the screen on your BRAVIA television will display progress information, or may be blank. This is normal. Please do not remove the USB storage device until the update is complete.

WARNING: Do not power off the TV or disconnect it from the AC power source during the upgrade process. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware upgrade may cause the TV to be unusable and require repair.

WARNING: Do not press any button, except as instructed, until the update is complete. Doing so may damage your TV and make it unusable and require service.

Unplug any USB devices connected to the USB inputs on the TV before starting the firmware update.

  1. Power on the TV.
  2. Make sure no other USB devices are connected to the TV.
  3. Insert the USB storage device containing the update file into the USB port located on the side of the TV.
    Note: The USB storage device can only be inserted into the USB port slot one way.
  4. Once the USB storage device has been detected, a series of different messages will appear on the TV set. Please follow the on screen instructions.
    WARNING: Do not turn off the TV or disconnect it from the power supply during the update process. Doing so may damage your TV and make it unusable or require service.
  5. When the file is finished copying from the USB storage device, the update process will begin and the POWER indicator on the TV will begin flashing white. After several minutes, the TV will turn off and then turn back on to complete the update.
  6. Please wait until a message appears indicating The software update is complete.
  7. CAUTION: During the firmware installation process, do not remove the USB device, turn off the TV, or disconnect the TV from the power supply.

  8. When the software update is complete, remove the USB device from the TV, and then click OK by pressing the Enter Enter Button button on the remote control.

The update process is now complete. You may delete the update files from the USB device or reformat the USB device.

Note: If either message An error occurred during the software update or Software cannot be updated using this USB device is displayed on the TV screen, please proceed to the following procedure for a possible solution:
  1. Verify your USB device is in good working order and perform the Download and Transfer process again.
  2. Press the POWER button on the TV to power off the TV.
  3. Press the POWER button on the TV again to power on the TV.
  4. Perform the Updating the Software process again.
    Note: If the message No newer version of the TV software was found is displayed on the TV screen, your TV already has the newer firmware installed.


Update Verification (optional)

Please follow the steps below to verify that the software was successfully updated:

  1. Power on the TV.
  2. On the TV remote control, press the HOME button to open the TV Home Menu.
  3. On the remote control, use the arrows Arrows to select Settings.
  4. Use the arrows to highlight the Product Support Product Support Icon icon, and then press the Enter Enter Button button on the remote control.
  5. Use the arrows to select the Contact Sony Contact Sony Icon icon, and then press the Enter Enter Button button on the remote control.
  6. Check the Software Version displayed on the Contact Sony screen. If your software version is PKG4.600AAA, the update was successful.
    Information Screen