How to Update Your XGIMI Projector Firmware: A Step-by-Step Guide

Updating your XGIMI projector’s firmware is essential for maintaining optimal performance and accessing new features. Follow this step-by-step guide to download, transfer, and update your projector's firmware successfully.

Step 1: Download the Firmware

  1. Access the Download Link: Download the firmware to your computer using this link.
  2. Verify the Download: Ensure the download completes and verify the file size matches the provided details to avoid corrupted files.

Step 2: Format the USB Disk to FAT32

  1. Connect the USB Drive: Insert the USB drive into your computer's USB port.
  2. Open File Explorer: Navigate to "My Computer" or "This PC" to locate the connected USB drive.
  3. Format the USB Drive:
    • Right-click the USB drive icon.
    • Select "Format."
    • Choose "FAT32" from the "File System" dropdown menu.
    • Select "Quick Format" (optional for a complete format).
    • Click "Start" to begin formatting.

Step 3: Transfer the Firmware to the USB Disk

  1. Move the File: Drag and drop or copy the downloaded firmware file to the formatted USB disk.
  2. Rename if Necessary: Ensure the firmware file is named “XGIMI_XGIMIGALILEO_XK03K.bin.” Rename the file if it does not match this exactly.

Step 4: Prepare the Projector for Update

  1. Insert the USB Disk: Place the USB disk into the USB 2.0 port on your projector.
  2. Check Battery and Power:
    • For Halo, Halo+, Mogo, Mogo Pro, or Mogo Pro+, ensure the battery is over 50% and keep the adapter plugged in.
  3. Keep the Projector Off: Ensure the projector is off before starting the update process.

Step 5: Initiate the Force Brush Process

  1. For H1: Long-press the play button. Release when the fan starts running heavily.
  2. For H2: Long-press the power button. Release when the fan runs heavily.
  3. For Halo Series: Long-press the volume "-" and "+" buttons simultaneously for 5-7 seconds. Release when the fan runs heavily.
  4. For Aura, Horizon Series, Elfin, Mogo Series, Mogo 2 Series: Long-press the power button for 5-7 seconds. Release when the fan runs heavily.

Step 6: Complete the Update

  1. Observe the Update Bar: If the force brush process begins successfully, an updating bar will appear on the projector's screen.
  2. Wait for Completion: Do not turn off the projector or unplug the USB disk until the guide page appears on the screen, indicating the update is complete.


Q: What if my projector doesn't recognize the USB disk?
A: Ensure the USB disk is formatted to FAT32 and the firmware file is named correctly. Try another USB port or disk if issues persist.

Q: Can I use a different file system instead of FAT32?
A: No, the projector requires FAT32 for firmware updates. Using another file system may cause errors.

There you go. You should be able to update your XGIMI projector firmware. If it doesn't work, please leave a comment below or drop us a message. Enjoy your XGIMI projector!