How do I update the firmware on my Scout ADS-B receiver?

To update the firmware on your Scout ADS-B receiver, follow these steps:

STEP 1. Check to make sure you have the latest version of ForeFlight installed on your iPad by opening ForeFlight and going to MORE > ABOUT.  You will need at least version 9.2.   If you have an older version than 9.2, update your app by following the instructions in this article:

     How do I update the ForeFlight Mobile app on my iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch?

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Image 1. Check to see that your app version is 9.2 or newer.

STEP 2. Open the SETTINGS app on your iPad and select the Wi-Fi tab.  Connect your iPad to the Scout.  The Scout network will be listed as either "Ping-####" or "Scout-####" where "####" is a series of four letters and numbers.

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Image 2. Connect your Scout to your iPad via WiFi.

STEP 3. Once connected to the Scout, open ForeFlight and go to MORE > DEVICES.

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Image 3. Go to MORE > DEVICES.

STEP 4. Tap on the tile for the Scout.

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Image 4. Tap on the Scout tile.

STEP 5. Tap on WI-FI VERSION near the top of the page.

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Image 5. Tap on WI-FI VERSION.

STEP 6. Select TAP TO UPDATE in the Firmware line.

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Image 6. Select TAP TO UPDATE in the Firmware line.

STEP 7. Select APPLY to install the update.  

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Image 7. Select APPLY.

STEP 8. Once the firmware update is complete, reconnect to the Scout as described in step 2 above.  If the Scout network was previously named "Ping-####", then it should now be named "Scout-####"