Q: What Is Firmware?

Q: What is firmware?

A: The basic definition of Firmware is the programming inside the main chip that makes the jamstik run. Firmware updates can be used to add functionality, fix bugs, and add fine-tune the performance of the device.

Q: Why do we need to update firmware for the Jamstik+?

A: It is always in your best interest to be updated to the latest firmware.  With any hardware product, there is the possibility of a bug showing up that couldn't have been caught even with the long-term internal testing of the device.  As reports and feedback come in, we're able to fix issues and remedy them for the end-user with a fairly simple update. When things are smooth sailing, we'll even have the chance to add functionality and features that provide a richer playing experience. 

What's new? Jamstik+ Firmware 4.049

Q: How to update your firmware: (internet connection required)

A: If a firmware update is available, the JS+ App will prompt you to update your firmware as pictured below:

- Select the "Important firmware update" button

- The firmware update will proceed

- Once completed your Jamstik+ will power off

- Power on your Jamstik+ 

- Reconnect & enjoy your new Firmware!

***If you are running iOS 9 or iOS 9.1 please refer to the following article***

iOS 9 & 9.1 Firmware update statement

All the best,

- The Jamstik Support Team

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