Updating the system software manually
In the following cases, notifications of new updates to the system software appear at [Notifications] on the My aibo app.
aibo is connected to a mobile network.
aibo is connected to the Internet through a Wi-Fi network but [Manually] is selected for [System updates] on the My aibo app.
View the update information and manually update the system software to the latest version.
- Open the My aibo home screen.
- Read the information in notifications.
See Viewing notifications for the instructions.
When latest updates to the system software are available, you are notified of them by messages.
- Select [Details].
- Select either of the following depending on the app in use.
On the My aibo app for smartphones: [Check and update]
On the My aibo app for computers: [Update]
If a message concerning the license agreement appears, follow the on-screen instructions.
The system software is automatically updated while aibo is charging its built-in battery on its own.
- Wait until aibo gets up and starts walking.
While the update is in progress, aibo's status LED flashes sequentially in green, red, and orange.
When the status LED stops flashing and aibo gets up and starts walking, it means that the update is complete.
Once the system software is updated, there is no way to restore the system software to the previous version.
If you turn off your aibo while an update of the system software is in progress, it will abort the update and may cause aibo unable to function properly or at all. Do not turn off your aibo before its status LED stops flashing and aibo gets up and starts walking.