RF Explorer Touch - User Manual - Software Upgrade

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Software and Firmware Upgrade

RF Explorer Touch software check every time it is started if a new software version is available to upgrade from our online secure server. If a software upgrade is available, label “Update Available” will display on Spectrum Analyzer graph or the first time CONFIG menu is clicked.

Upgrade Available

To upgrade your current software version:

  • Click on “Update Available” label.
  • Information will display on screen. Note it may be software or firmware related depending on what is identified as an available upgrade.

upgrade dialog

  • To proceed click on [Upgrade] button, or use [Cancel] to delay for a later time
  • RF Explorer software will close and the new version will download and install. In Windows platforms this is automatic process, whereas in Linux the new version is downloaded at ~/Downloads/RFETouchSetup and requires user to replace manually.

To upgrade your firmware version:

  • Click on “Update Available” label.
  • If the software detects an outdated firmware, the "Update Available" action will show information for the new firmware. This only works when a RF Explorer device is connected to USB and active.

upgrade fw

  • To proceed click on [Upgrade] button, or use [Cancel] to delay for a later time
  • RF Explorer software will close and a Firmware Upload tool will be automatically downloaded. In Windows, the tool will run automatically, whereas in Linux the new version is downloaded at ~/Downloads subfolders and requires user to run manually.
  • The process to upgrade firmware is easy to follow please check www.rf-explorer.com/upgrade for more details