This tutorial will help determine the ThermaTouch control firmware version and give a link to the procedure to update it.
Slide the control
If the firmware version is 7.5, the control cannot be updated
If the firmware is 7.6, follow these instructions to update the control to version 7.7:
If the firmware is 7.7, follow these instructions to update the control to version 8.0:
Version 8.0 and later versions
All later versions update automatically, if the device is connected to the internet. Touching the Check for Updates button is not necessary. The automatic updates will begin at around 12:20 AM on Monday, if an update is required.
Forcing an update right now:
Option 1 (update all apps)
This is the only option for version 8.0. It also works for other versions. Make sure the device is connected to the internet:
Then, reboot the ThermaTouch:
This will update the TouchSteam app as well as any ThermaStore apps that are installed. This will also force the ThermaStore app to update. The updates will be scheduled to happen at 20 minute intervals and should complete within an hour or two. TouchSteam updates first, then the installed apps, with ThermaStore being the last to update. The time required to update will vary.
Option 2 (just update TouchSteam)
For version 8.2.0 through 8.2.3, there is a hidden APP UPDATE button that is revealed when the unit is in Service mode. This button will force the TouchSteam app to update immediately, if an update is required. The button can be found in the Settings menu when the device is put into Service mode. The instructions are here:
For version 8.2.4 and later, there is a manual APP UPDATE button always visible on the Settings > General > About screen. The instructions are here: