We're pleased to offer the following updates for your WD TV Live Streaming media player. Updating your media player is simple. Just follow the instructions below, grab your remote and enjoy the show!

What's in this update? Release 2.01.86 (12/10/2013)
  • Supports SiriusXM Internet Radio.
  • Supports France TV.
  • Supports Tweet by WD TV.
  • Supports WSJ Live.
  • Supports Toon Goggles.
  • Supports ADC, All Fitness TV, American Pop service, Asian Crush, Bolly Mixtures Brief, Cook, CloudMe™, Docurama, Family TV, Go Digital, Gravitas Movies, Manga, MBC America, Pop Flix Classic Movies, Pop Flix Classic TV, Vanguard Cinema.
  • Supports DTS-HD Master Audio pass-through.
  • Supports YouTube Leanback service with DIAL protocol.
  • Default set to “on” for 3 hour energy saving auto shut down.
  • Resolved YouTube Leanback restart after short-term playback.
  • Supports TXT MicroDVD subtitle.
  • Supports clock screensaver.
  • Resolved issue with some AIFF files not playing properly.
  • Resolved rear USB port issue when playing media from a USB HDD.
  • Resolved several JSTV issues with reboots, freezing, streaming stops, video start-up times and stuttering.
  • Resolved Maxdome movie playback quality issues.
  • Resolved video playback issue after exiting SlingPlayer.
  • Resolved Spotify Playlist reboot issue.
  • Resolved FWD/RWD/Skip To issue with DVR-MS video files.
  • Resolved FWD/RWD playback issue with .FLV (AVC) video files.
  • Resolved playback prematurely stopping with specific DVR-MS video files.
  • Resolved system locking up after long-term playback of MKV video playlist.
  • Resolved some BD ISO movies not playing from the beginning.
  • Resolved some DVD ISO issue displaying black screen during play.
  • Resolved issue with some m2ts and BD ISO files restarting.
  • Updated Get Content Info search results for music & movie files.
  • Resolved higher resolution DVR-MS files with video/audio/lip sync and stopping issues during playback.
  • Resolved audio sound not playing for certain AVI video files.
  • Resolved AAC audio not in sync with FLV files.
  • Resolved "Skip To" function not working with some BD ISO files.
  • Resolved reboot problem when pressing the Home button while using Windows™ Play To during video playback.
  • Resolved issue playing DVR-MS videos via Windows™ Play To.
  • Resolved network share issue when storage device is not connected.
  • Resolved screensaver interrupting audio playback when playing from Windows™ Play To.
  • Resolved Accuweather™ not displaying the correct unit of measurement for Precipitation, Rain, Snow, and Ice.
  • Resolved Flickr message pop-up "There is no media" when scrolling through Interesting category.
  • Resolved various translation issues.
How to Install the Product Update: 

Installing the new firmware on your WD TV Live is simple. Just connect your WD TV Live to an Internet connection and the WD TV Live will automatically check and notify you a new firmware is available for update at the Home menu. Confirm the action and your WD TV Live will be automatically updated.

If Internet connection is not available, you can download the firmware file and follow the steps below to update:

  1. Download the latest firmware update compressed file for your WD TV Live HD media player.


  2. Extract the four files (.bi2, .bin, .ver, .fff, and .info files) to the root (top level) of a portable USB drive.
  3. Connect the USB drive to the WD TV Live Media Player's USB port.
  4. Press HOME, and then select the Settings bar.
  5. Select the firmware upgrade icon, and then press ENTER.
  6. You are prompted to perform the firmware upgrade.
  7. Select OK on the firmware update prompt, and then press ENTER. This will restart the system.
  8. After restarting, the system automatically enters firmware upgrade mode.
  9. Once the update process is completed, the WD TV Live HD Media Player will restart again.
  10. Once the HD WD TV Live Media Player restarts, the new firmware is automatically loaded and the WD TV Live HD Media Player is ready for use.