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

    Updated on 2016-12-29

    Every software update solves different issues. A software update ensures that your TV is performing optimal in accordance with the latest technological developments.

    To check if there is new software available for your TV, you have to check if the software version on the Philips support website is higher than the software version in your TV and update it if necessary.

    Follow these procedures to check the current software version on your TV

    1. Press the [Home] button on the remote control to access the home menu
    2. Use the [Cursor buttons] to select [Setup] and press the [OK] button to confirm
    3. Select [Software settings] and press the [OK] button
    4. Select [Current software info] and press the [OK] button to display the current software version on your TV set
    Setup Menu

    Check software version

    Check the software version against the latest TV software on the Philips support website. Refer to the SOFTWARE & DRIVERS section.

    1. If the TV software version is lower than the version posted on the website, this means the software of your TV set needs to be upgraded
    2. Follow the instruction in the user manual or readme file of the firmware upgrade on how to upgrade your software
    3. Do not install a lower version of software than the current version installed on your product. Philips cannot be held liable or be made responsible for problems caused by a software downgrade.

    The latest software solves the issues below:

    Note: Each release contains all solutions identified in the earlier version.

    TPM83A_2.11 (Date published: 2011-12-07)

    • Improvement on the E-sticker display
    • Improvement on Child Lock behaviour
    • OSD translation errors are corrected
    • Improvement on the Thai characters display
    • TV is unable to wake up from Mute Screen

    TPM83A_2.03 (Date published: 2011-07-20)

    • Initial production software

    The information on this page applies to the following models: 32PFL5606S/98 , 42PFL5606S/98 .

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