With the zappi v2 + WiFi/vHub then, provided it is connected directly to the internet (via WiFi or an Ethernet cable) then the new firmware will download automatically in the background with a few days of the new firmware being released.
- Updating your firmware if the zappi is connected directly to the internet
- Updating the firmware if the zappi is connected to a separate hub / or gateway device and does not have its own direct internet connection
Updating your firmware if the zappi is connected directly to the internet
- To install the new firmware navigate to the menu "Settings - Firmware Update"
- If new firmware is available, it will be listed on the screen
- Select the menu "Install New Firmware..." and press the + button
- The new firmware will be installed and zappi will reboot.
Forcing a background download
- If the display says "Status: Up to date" then zappi has not downloaded any new firmware
- You can force zappi to check for new firmware by selecting "Check for Updates..." and then pressing the + button
- If there is a new firmware image available then it will be downloaded to the zappi, and the status of the download will be displayed on the screen. Once the download is complete the new firmware can be installed.
Updating the firmware if the zappi is connected to a separate hub / or gateway device and does not have its own direct internet connection
If the zappi does not have it's own internet connection then the firmware can be updated over the wireless link to a physical hub, or a gateway device (another myenergi device with a vHub) then the firmware can be updated over the radio link.
This option is accessible from the Bootloader menu.