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A-500 Pro/A-500 Pro-U Android Recovery
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Article ID   1175
Type   FAQ
Last Updated   11/8/2016
Products   A-500 Pro, A-500 Pro-U
Follow below steps to reprogram the Android 6.0.1 completely (All the data in Android partition will be wipe off after below process) using either SD Card or USB thumbdrive method

Download Android 6.0.1 package from below link

http://files.syabas.com/popcornhour/android/android_6.0-20160906-recovery.zip


USB Thumbdrive Method
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1) Label the USB thumbdrive as UPDATE
2) Make sure only one USB thumbdrive is attached to A-500 Pro/A-500 Pro-U before you start the below process. [Do not connect Internal HDD or SD Card or other USB devices]
3) Copy all files from "android_6.0-20160906-recovery" folder to your USB thumbdrive root folder.
4) Plug in your USB thumbdrive and boot into Popcorn Hour NMJ firmware.
5) In Popcorn Hour UI, select "LOCAL MEDIA" and select "program_android.phf"
6) Click "start"
7) After finish updating, click "exit"
8) Power off, toggle the android switch and power up.
9) You should now see android recovery page
10) Select "wipe data/factory reset" and click "yes" and wait for it to clear
11) Select "Apply update from USB memory", then select "A-500-PRO-Android-6-OTA.20160906.zip", then wait for it to finish install
12) Wait for the OTA update to complete and reboot by itself
13) The system will boot into recovery again
14) Repeat steps 11
15) Select "reboot system now".
16) Wait for android to load, please do not power off during this stage
17) After Android successfully boot up, you can power off the device and removed the USB thumbdrive from A-500 Pro/A-500 Pro-U


SD Card Method
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1) Label the SD Card as UPDATE
2) Make sure only SD Card is attached to A-500 Pro/A-500 Pro-U before you start the below process.  [Do not connect Internal HDD or other USB devices]
3) Copy all files from "android_6.0-20160906-recovery" folder to your SD Card root folder.
4) Plug in your SD Card and boot into Popcorn Hour NMJ firmware.
5) In Popcorn Hour UI, select "LOCAL MEDIA" and select "program_android.phf"
6) Click "start"
7) After finish updating, click "exit"
8) Power off, toggle the android switch and power up.
9) You should now see android recovery page
10) Select "wipe data/factory reset" and click "yes" and wait for it to clear
11) Select "Apply update from SD Card", then select "A-500-PRO-Android-6-OTA.20160906.zip", then wait for it to finish install
12) Wait for the OTA update to complete and reboot by itself
13) The system will boot into recovery again
14) Repeat steps 11
15) Select "reboot system now". 
16) Wait for android to load, please do not power off during this stage
17) After Android successfully boot up, you can power off the device and removed the SD Card from A-500 Pro/A-500 Pro-U