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 for 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
- 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