Updating NAO system

Before starting

Make sure your robot is ready, check: 1/4 - Making the robot ready for upgrade.

Easy update via Choregraphe

no-virtual Cannot be tested on a simulated robot.

Step Action

Retrieve the NAO system image:


You can download the latest release from Aldebaran Community website. For further details, see: Retrieving software.

In Choregraphe, choose Connection > Advanced > Update NAO system.

Select the system image to upload.

The image will then be uploaded through FTP on the robot.


Do not switch the robot off while the flashing process is running.


If something goes wrong during the system update process, and Choregraphe ends it prematurely, an error code is given in the pop-up.

For further details, see: NAO system update failure.

Once the upload finished, restart your robot, and follow the flashing process.

For further details, see: 3/4 - Restarting NAO to launch the upgrade.