Article ID : 00262792 / Last Modified : 13/10/2021Print

Android TV™ OS update information for the X90H / X91H series TVs

    IMPORTANT: This article only applies to specific products and/or operating systems. Please check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article.

    A major software update is scheduled to begin in October of 2021 for your Android TV model. This article explains new and enhanced features, and other changes provided with this update.

    Menu and Interface Changes

    • Settings menu changes
      After the update, the Settings menus will be located on the left side of the screen, and the details of the selected content will be displayed on the right side.

      In addition, some of the setting names and locations will be changed. For example, after the update, Device Preferences will be called System.

    Major Function changes

    • Restricted profile function
      The Restricted profile in Security & restrictions sections under Device Preferences will not be supported after update. Please utilize Parental controls function to enjoy safe apps and video streaming service. Follow the steps below to set Parental controls:
      On the remote control, press the  (Quick Settings) button, then select Parental controls. You can set the following Parental controls features so that children can safely use the TV:
      • Restrict TV channels and use of external inputs
      • Restrict use of apps
      • Restrict TV usage time
    • BRAVIA Sync function
      After the update, the Sync Menu will no longer be shown from Quick Settings. To operate BRAVIA Sync-compatible devices from the TV, on the remote control, use the (Input select) button to select the device you want to operate.

    New & Enhanced Features

    • Living Decor
      Living Decor is a function that allows your TV to be used as a photo frame, clock, or to look like a part of an interior. The amount of available Living Decor content will be increased over time with future updates. Living Decor can be started from the list of apps.
    • Timers & Clock
      Alarms is added to the timer functions and will have the ability to display a clock on the television screen. Timers & Clock can be selected from the list of apps.
      NOTE: For OLED models, in order to reduce image retention, the clock cannot be displayed all the time.
    • Improvement of TV Menu
      • Easy registration of the favorite channels 
        On the remote control, and from the TV menu, use the up arrow button to easily register your favorite channels.
      • Enabled adding Most watched in the TV menu and Guide
        A Most watched option will be added in the TV menu and Guide, which will allow you to select the channel and display the program list for the channel.
        NOTE: It will take a certain period of time for Most watched to be added.
    • Enabled TV box operation with the supplied TV remote control  (Applicable for United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Philippines only) 
      The TV box setup option has been added to the Settings menu, under Channels & Inputs  External inputs. Completing the TV box setup operation will allow you to operate your TV box with the supplied TV remote control. In addition, TV tuner programs can now be displayed in the TV menu and Guide.