Firmware Updates

TX-8250

Notice of Firmware Update for TX-8250

A firmware update for the TX-8250 network stereo receiver is available through the unit’s network connection or USB input. Please note that new firmware updates replace, and include all content from, previous updates. The latest update includes the following content:

Latest Firmware Number (16 digits):1060-7000-0000-0010

As of 11 October 2018

  • Adds support for Amazon Music.
    *Amazon Music service requires that you have Amazon Prime account or Amazon Music Unlimited account
    *Onkyo Controller App is required for initial set-up of Amazon Music.
    For detail about updated function, please refer to the link below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/amazon_onk.pdf
  • Adds setting of Preset Volume for Sonos Connect.
    For detail about updated function, please refer to the link below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/sonosconnect_onk.pdf
  • Enhanced security.
    Depending on the Firmware version, update will be needed 2 times.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.

As of 21 August 2018

  • Enhanced security.
  • Adds support for Deezer HiFi.
  • Depending on the Firmware version, update will be needed 2 times.

As of 5 June 2018

As of 4 April 2018

  • Improve the noise during playback via USB/Network

As of 31 January 2018

  • Adds support of external audio inputs* for "FlareConnect".
    *For detail about external audio inputs, please refer to the link below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/flareconnect/
  • Support preset for Internet Radio stations with BGM Key.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.

As of 30 October 2017

As of 14 September 2017

  • Adds support for DTS Play-Fi.
    *To use Play-Fi, you need to download the application.
    For more detailed information, Please refer to below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/playfi_onk.pdf
    Before starting to use Play-Fi, set "On" at the "Network Standby" ("NET Stby") setting. The unit will automatically power on and change the selector to "NET" or "Network"
  • Adds ‘’Play Queue’’ function.
    For detail about updated function, please refer to the link below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/queue_onk.pdf
  • Adds ‘’Search/ Sort’’ function on Music server.
  • Adds "Resume Playback" function for Internet Radio.
    Please note that only above functions are added this time. Please refer to the link below and find out the explanation of your related function.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/audio1709_na_onk.pdf
    Important notice: *The forementioned functions depend on model - not all functions are available for each model.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.

How to Install Firmware Update for TX-8250

Click below for instructions on how to install the update. Instructions cover (1) direct update over network connection and (2) update via USB.

Click below to download the firmware update to your PC, for subsequent installation on your receiver via its USB port.