Updating the software on your SpotOn Collar (PC/Windows)


Follow the instructions below to update your software. This latest release improves battery life and several features within the collar's interface.

Windows Installer

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1.) Download the SpotOn Windows Installer .ZIP by clicking here.


2.) Download the latest SpotOn collar software file by clicking here


3.) Unzip the SpotOn Windows Installer .ZIP file to a location you can easily remember and to which you can easily navigate.


4.) Unzip the SpotOn collar software .ZIP file to a location you can easily remember and to which you can easily navigate.


5.) Be sure to turn off any Antivirus software (turn back on after install)


6.) Run the executable file SpotOn_Installer_0.x.xxxx-Release.exe


The following pop-up window will appear: click More Info and click Run anyway.

 

Click Next.

 

Click Install.

When prompted by User Account Control: “Do you want to allow this app from unknown publisher to makes changes to your device?” Click Yes.

 

When the InstallShield Wizard is complete, click Finish.

 

Next, the Installer will load the necessary Virtual Com port driver. Click Next.

 

Click Install.

When prompted by User Account Control: “Do you want to allow this app from unknown publisher to makes changes to your device?” Click Yes

 

When the InstallShield Wizard is complete, click Finish.

When prompted by User Account Control: “Do you want to allow this app from unknown publisher to makes changes to your device?” Click Yes

 

Click Next.

 

Click Finish.

Congratulations, you are now ready to upgrade your SpotOn collar’s software and enjoy new updates and features!


SpotOn Collar Software Upgrade
1.) Connect your SpotOn collar using the micro USB cable provided in your SpotOn collar kit.
2.) Turn on your SpotOn collar.
3.) Find the SpotOn icon on your Desktop and run the application.
4.) Click Load File and find the SpotOn software file previously downloaded and select “Open” - ENC_Firmware_1.0.xxxx-Release.hex.


5.) Holding your SpotOn collar, prepare it to be programmed by navigating the menu:
a. System
b. Upgrade System
c. Yes


6.) When the computer identifies the collar, the Program Collar button will appear (This may take up to 20 seconds). Click Program Collar.


Wait for the programming to finish.

Once the programming is complete, select Reboot on your SpotOn collar.

Note: A full power recycle may be needed before the changes take place

You are now done upgrading your SpotOn Collar!


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