AV Receivers Firmware Update (Ver 8.36)


System Firmware Update Instructions for Pioneer In-Dash AV Receivers

Published On: Feb. 4, 2019, 11:48 a.m.

Version: 8.36

This firmware update (All versions) contains the following improvements:


  • Audio powers down when Android device connected by Blue tooth.
  • When playing a music with only one letter title on iPod source, Audio can not display the title correctly (display "No title").
  • Android Auto of Pixel 3 (Android device) is not recognized.

Please make sure to read the firmware download instructions before proceeding

Download Firmware Update Instructions

Firmware files are hosted on Pioneer's Google Drive profile.

This firmware update (version 8.36, 8.11 & 8.14) applies only to the following models of Pioneer Connected Touch-Screen Players sold in India. All associated file names are linked to their respective Dropbox links.

S.no Model Number File Name Version
1 AVH-Z5090BT CVJ1870-K.avh 8.36
2 AVH-Z2090BT CVJ1870-K.avh 8.36
3 AVH-Z1090DVD CVJ1870-K.avh 8.36
4 AVH-Z7050BT CVJ1873-K.avh 8.36

Firmware Update for AVH-Z5090BT, AVH-Z2090BT and AVH-Z1090DVD


Ver 8.35

Published On: July 10, 2018, 9:21 a.m.

Version: 8.35

Firmware update for AVH-Z5090BT, AVH-Z2090BT and AVH-Z1090DVD

Please download the manual before updating the firmware

This firmware update (Version 8.35) contains the following improvements:

  • Fix a problem that a rhythm tempo of BT-Audio becomes slower than original music in case of certain devices
  • Fix “Slow response issue” for iOS11 compatibility with AppRadio mode
  • Fix a problem that the order of your surname & first name appears incorrectly if you put a space between surname & first name in Bluetooth phone book
  • Revise an announcement for screen aspect ratio modes (Full & Normal)
  • Other minor bug fixes
  • The album cover art of the song being played from iPhone/iPod (iOS11.3 or later) is displayed correctly on the product now

firmware update instructions

Firmware Update for AVH-Z5090BT, AVH-Z2090BT and AVH-Z1090DVD


Ver.8.32

Published On: Jan. 31, 2018, 4:17 p.m.

Version: 8.32

For AVH-Z5090BT, AVH-Z1090DVD and AVH-Z2090BT

Please download the manual before updating the firmware

This firmware update (version 8.32) contains the following improvements:

  • Fix a problem that a rhythm tempo of BT-Audio becomes slower than original music in case of certain devices.
  • Fix “Slow response issue” for iOS11 compatibility with AppRadio mode.
  • Fix a problem that the order of your surname & first name appears incorrectly if you put a space between surname & first name in Bluetooth phone book.
  • Revise an announcement for screen aspect ratio modes (Full & Normal).
  • Other minor bug fixes.

NOTE: User, who haven’t updated their unit with 8.28 till now, they may directly upgrade to latest firmware (8.32), as improvements of previous release are also covered in this version.

The previous firmware update (version 8.28) contains the following improvements:

  • Improves compatibility with certain USB memory devices.
  • Corrects minor errors that may occur when connected to a compatible iPhone® or iPod®.
  • Fix a problem certain WAV files cannot be played.
  • Fix a problem some sources cannot be selected with remote control after changing source layout on the Home screen.
  • Improved other minor problems.

update process

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