GoFlex TV Firmware Update For US

Region Support: North America

Release Notes

Note: Do NOT install this update on to a GoFlex TV purchased for use in/from the following Regions:

Europe (includes Russia) Asia/Pacific Rim (Australia/New Zealand)
Middle East Japan
Africa China


The GoFlex TV will only stream NETFLIX and PANDORA in the US – See our Knowledge Base for more information.


If you purchased your product from any of the above regions, please download the file from the GoFlex TV Firmware for EMEA or the GoFlex TV Firmware for APAC. Do NOT install this Firmware Update to an original FreeAgent Theater.


Note: Manual firmware updates are performed through the USB interface on the front of the GoFlex TV's dock. Thus, please remove any FreeAgent Go drives that may be connected in the device bay during the upgrade process. The firmware update resets the unit back to its factory defaults, so you will have to reset the language, time and resolution, after the update.


  • Step 1

    Download and Extract the 02.23_GoFlexTV_US.zip file to your Windows system.

  • Step 2

    After extraction insert a USB memory stick on your PC and perform a quick format.

  • Step 3

    After format is complete drag and drop the install.img on to the root of the memory stick.
    Note: Do not store the .img file in any folders on the memory stick, the GoFlex TV doesn't search for the firmware in update files hidden in folders.

  • Step 4

    Remove any GoFlex drives that are docked in the GoFlex TV, and insert the USB memory stick in to the front USB port of the GoFlex TV.

  • Step 5

    Power on your television and the GoFlex TV.

  • Step 6

    From the Remote, press Menu > Settings. The Settings Menu opens.
    Note: Press the Down Arrow 3 times and select Version Information. Document the current firmware version number on your GoFlex TV.

  • Step 7

    Press the Right button 2 times. This opens the Firmware Update Menu.

  • Step 8

    Press the Down Arrow 1 time to select USB and press OK. Repeat this process a second time. At this point the Firmware update begins. This process may take awhile and requires no user intervention. When complete, the Seagate logo will move around the television screen as if it was a screen saver from a computer.

  • Step 9

    Use the Remote to power off the GoFlex TV, disconnect the Flash Drive, reconnect any other external drives and you are finished.

    More Information

    After this firmware update process, if you find that your GoFlex TV is not performing well or has lost certain expected functionalities, you may try our alternative method of updating the firmware. The instructions may be found in our Knowledge Base.


    After you install firmware version 2.23, if something will not work as it did previously, you can roll-back the firmware version to 2.20 if needed.


    For more information on how to get the most out of customizing and viewing your digital content on your television please visit the Seagate Knowledge Base and search for GoFlex TV.