Ownice C500/C500+ factory firmware: How to install

This firmware for your Ownice C500/C500+ car stereo (DVD) will help you restore the device to its default factory state. If you modified the system (or other) partition in any way, flashing this stock ROM will overwrite all existing modified system files to replace with factory software.

If you have any important data on the device, please back them up because you could loose all data after flashing.

Download the firmware file from the link below and follow the recommended flashing instructions immediately after the download options. Please report any broken links discovered.

Download Ownice C500 firmware

Important: this firmware collection is for Ownice C500 Quad-core (4-core) devices released BEFORE 04/10/2017. Do not attempt to flash on newer devices, it will crash the device.

File nameLinkSize
Ownice C500 UI01_v36_20170220.zipDownload617 MB
4GUI01_v35_20170216.zipDownload617 MB
4GUI01_v32_20170118.zipDownload617 MB
4GUI01_v23_20161208.zipDownload615 MB

Important: the below firmware collection is for Ownice C500 Quad-core (4-core) devices released AFTER 04/10/2017. Do not attempt to flash on newer devices, it will crash the device.

File nameLinkSize
Ownice C500 4GUI01-1_v9_20170706.zipDownload664 MB
Ownice quad core support fast boot cam UI03-1_v4_20170418.zipDownload713 MB

Important: this last firmware collection is for Ownice C500 Octa-core (8-core) devices. Do not try to install on Quad-core models.

File nameLinkSize
Ownice C500 C500+ Octa fix reboot firmware_v13_20180326.zipDownload709 MB
4GUI01-2-_v11_20180302.zipDownload708 MB
Ownice C500 4GUI01-2_v10_20170706.zipDownload717 MB
Ownice C500 C500+ Octa Core update firmware_171220.zipDownload706 MB
Ownice C500 3562_UI01-2-v7_20171101.zipDownload707 MB

Important! Always backup existing firmware before flashing any firmware.

How to flash

Flashing via Micro SDcard

1. Download and unzip the firmware.
2. Copy unpacked/unzipped content to the memory card (it must be formatted in FAT32). Do not rename any extracted file. Just copy as is.
3. Insert the memory card into the device and reboot
4. The device will automatically start the update/ firmware installation.
5. Wait patiently for it to complete

Flashing via USB Drive/ Flash drive

1. Download and unzip the firmware.
2. Copy unpacked/unzipped content to the USB flash drive (must be formatted in FAT32, before copying content). Do not rename any extracted file. Just copy as is.
3. Connect the USB flash drive to the device and reboot
4. Hold your finger in the upper corner of the screen while turning on the device and updating should begin automatically.
5. Wait patiently for completion.

Installation video guide

If you own a newer Ownice C500/C500+ stereo, follow the installation guide in the video below instead.

If you have any questions or other contribution please post in comments section for assistance.

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