Updating your OontZ Angle 3XL to firmware version 3.1

This firmware update is for the OontZ Angle 3XL, pictured below with the logo found on the bottom of the speaker:

If your speaker does not match the speaker and logo pictured above, please return to the firmware page and select your speaker for matching instructions

Before you begin

Please have the following items ready:

  1. a USB Thumb Drive with 16Gb or smaller capacity (not included with speaker)
  2. the 3.5mm audio cable that came with your speaker

Important notes:

  • If your OontZ Angle 3XL is paired to a second OontZ Angle 3XL speaker via OontZ Wireless Dual Pairing, you will need to unpair them before proceeding with the firmware update. Click here for unpairing instructions

Updating the Firmware 

This OontZ Angle 3XL firmware update is of benefit for the following:

  • When you are using an Apple Bluetooth source: iPhone; iPad; MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac systems. The firmware version 3.1 enables the OontZ Angle 3XL to playback audio from Apple Source devices with more control over the volume levels offering a lower minimum volume and more volume level options up to maximum volume. 
  • When you are using Samsung and Android smartphones this firmware update fixes issues with dropped Bluetooth connections
  • Improves performance and reliability of OontZ Wireless Dual Pairing when playing audio from two OontZ Angle 3XL speakers paired together

Step A : Download the firmware ZIP file named 'firmware_v3.1.zip' to your hard drive using the following link (Right-click and select "Save Link As..." to save ): firmware_v3.1.zip

Step B : The file 'firmware_v3.1.zip' must be unzipped before copying the contents to the USB Thumb Drive.  To unzip the file on a Mac, double-click it. To open the file on a PC, drag it to the desktop. Once the file is on the desktop, you can double-click to open the zipped file to see its contents.   It contains a folder named 'system' within it which you will copy to your USB Thumb drive.   Do not copy 'firmware_v3.1.zip' to the drive.

Step C: Drag and drop the folder 'system' to your USB Thumb drive.  The 'system' folder contains 2 files named "upgrade_XL.bin" and "upgrade.txt".

If you experience any issue downloading the firmware files, please contact our support team by clicking here

Step 1 :
Power on the OontZ Angle 3XL by pressing and releasing the On/Off Button

Step 2 : Open the Connector Flap on the rear of your OontZ Angle 3XL

Step 3 : With your AUX IN 3.5mm audio cable not connected to any other device, insert one end into the AUX IN Jack (figure 3-a), the Bluetooth Indicator Light will turn green (figure 3-b) and you will hear the voice prompt: “AUX IN Source”. 

figure 3-a figure 3-b

Step 4 : Insert the USB drive into the USB Power Bank connector.  The USB drive should remain inserted until the firmware update process is complete.

Step 5 : Press and Hold the Next Track button for 5 seconds (figure 5-a).
The Red, Blue, and White lights will light up solid and remain on for about 30 seconds (figure 5-b)
Important: Please watch the three lights as the 30 second time approaches to confirm the following sequence (see animation in Figure 5-c below):
All three lights will flash together 7 times, then only the Red light will flash once, then the Green light turns on and remains solid as you hear the voice prompt: “AUX IN Source”. If the lights don't match this sequence then the firmware did not update successfully and you will have to repeat the update process
(click here to start over)

figure 5-a figure 5-b figure 5-c

After upgrading the firmware on the OontZ Angle 3XL be sure to re-pair your source device to the speaker.   You will need to "Forget this device" from your source device , then re-pair the OontZ Angle 3XL.   Click here for pairing instructions.