Dreambox 500s is a popular satellite receiver that can also support Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) streaming. IPTV allows you to watch live TV channels and video on demand over the internet, without the need for a satellite dish or a cable subscription. However, to enjoy IPTV on your Dreambox 500s, you need to have the latest firmware and IPTV software installed on your device. Here are the steps to update your firmware and IPTV on your Dreambox 500s:
Download the latest firmware image for your Dreambox 500s from Dreambox Update. You can choose from different versions of firmware, such as Gemini, Opendreambox, or Experimental. Make sure you download the correct file for your model of Dreambox 500s.
Extract the firmware image file from the compressed archive and save it on your computer. You should have a file with the extension .nfi.
Connect your Dreambox 500s to your computer using a null modem cable. You can also use a network cable if your Dreambox 500s has an Ethernet port.
Download and install a flashing software on your computer, such as DreamUp or FlashWizard Pro. These are programs that can transfer the firmware image file to your Dreambox 500s and flash it.
Run the flashing software and follow the instructions on the screen. You may need to select the COM port or the IP address of your Dreambox 500s, depending on how you connected it to your computer. You may also need to select the firmware image file that you downloaded earlier.
Wait for the flashing process to complete. Do not turn off or disconnect your Dreambox 500s or your computer during this process. When the flashing is done, you should see a message saying that the firmware update was successful.
Restart your Dreambox 500s and check if the new firmware is working properly. You can check the firmware version by pressing Menu > Setup > System > Information on your remote control.
Download the latest IPTV software for your Dreambox 500s from SoundCloud. You should have a file with the extension .ipk.
Copy the IPTV software file to a USB flash drive and insert it into your Dreambox 500s.
Press Menu > Setup > Software Management > Install Local Extension on your remote control. You should see a list of files on your USB flash drive. Select the IPTV software file and press OK to install it.
Wait for the installation process to complete. You should see a message saying that the IPTV software installation was successful.
Restart your Dreambox 500s and check if the new IPTV software is working properly. You can access IPTV by pressing Menu > Plugins > IPTV Player on your remote control.
Congratulations! You have successfully updated your firmware and IPTV on your Dreambox 500s. Now you can enjoy watching hundreds of TV channels and videos over the internet on your device. 061ffe29dd