The new FW is live. For technical feedback (pos. and neg. points) please post here: ttp://www.supportforum.philips.com/en/showthread.php?11911-Technical-feedback-FW-v000-064-018-000-(64-18)-for-6-7-8-9xx8-series-2013&p=55532#post55532.This thread is more for details and discussions.

IMPORTANT: After upgrading your TV, it is necessary to perform a "cold start". This means that, after the TV is running again (after the update), shut down the TV, wait 1 minute (till all components are shut down), and unplug the TV from the mains (pull power cord) for 2 minutes before starting again.


  • Solution about consistent behavior of the EXIT key.
  • Homescreen adaptation for Germany. (Kabel/Antennen Fernsehen)
  • Hebrew text disabled in Now en Next + 8 days EPG. (Mainly solved for Israel market)
  • Improvement stability behavior when starting up from HDMI source.
  • Live TXT subtitles from broadcast no longer shown during playback of a recording without
  • BBC iPlayer, video and radio program is functioning again.
  • Solution about sometimes no connection to Philips Smart TV portal during virgin installation.

Best regards,