How to update Firmware on Leelbox Android 8.1 TV box? July 2019

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Leelbox MXQ pro max s, Q4 Max 8.1, Q4 s 8.1 Android 8.1 TV Box at first glance makes a very good impression. These boxes design that looks professional and gives the product a nice premium look.

Most of our old consumers already very familiar with Leelbox TV Boxes, it’s important to keep it updated. Leelbox Android TV boxes usually come with the latest firmware versions that are available.

The trouble is, that TV box firmware can become out of date as fast as you can say “Google Update.” Some manufacturers are going to be better than others about updating their device’s firmware. I think it sucks when I buy something and find that there’s no tech support after the sale. fortunately, Leelbox provides great service on this hand. Here is the latest tutorial about Leelbox Android 8.1 TV Boxes, support MXQ pro max s, Q4 Max 8.1, Q4 s.

First, you need to prepare these Tool:

1. A computer

2. A double-headed USB cable

3. A small stick (to press the AV hole there is a reset button)

These are the file we need:



These are the file we need:


Step1: Install the Driver.

Let’s install the following Driver on your PC at first, click on the below links and install them. Driver install success!

Driver Assitant_v4.5:!oiRDBYoQ!9VQdfDzsCLHbOjelqLJ2TgrcGpl8w1TXAPTrlPk1-cc


Step2: download Burning Tool and firmware, Load the img firmware to USB Tool

2-1. Download  Tool from this link:


2-2. Download the img firmware file.

For example Q4 S, MXQ MAX … firmware, Leelbox-8723-v8190117.img!Q7x1mQST!muS1RhsYkHoqap4f9nBaid_y1Zqq3xtmAsKmzpbCTsI

(save the Tool package and img firmware file in a position that easy to find it)

How to load the img firmware to the Burning Tool.

click AndroidTool.exe open the Tool, and load the firmware to the Tool



Open the Tool, Click “upgrade firmware”.



Choose the Firmware img.



Step 4: Press reset button, connect with the TV box and computer  (very important )

Use the stick to press the AV hidden reset button,

Hold the hidden button while connecting TV Box to your PC by USB extension line, until the state show Found one LOADER Device



When you see the right side is starting writing, you can lose the AV reset button.


And waiting for the firmware completely download.

Update success, start your TV Box. Take out the USB cable from the computer. then connect the TV box with your TV, and start the TV Box.

Keep the power on, It will take 3-5 minis, please wait patiently.

Above is the latest tutorial to Leelbox Android 8.1 boxes as I described at the beginning of this article. It suits for MXQ pro max s, Q4 Max 8.1, Q4 s. They’re easy to operate and good picture, plug and play unit. You need to install your own apps from Google Play store. Plenty of good free apps. Should you have any question, don’t forget to comment below.

13 thoughts on “How to update Firmware on Leelbox Android 8.1 TV box? July 2019

  1. Leelbox MXQ pro max s : download firmware normaly until 85% then it goes instantly to 100% and says “Download firmware success” but when I reboot the box on tv, I’m still with firmware v8.20190117 ! Any idea why ?

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