SoftBank Robotics documentation What's new in NAOqi 2.5?

Updating robot system

Before starting

Step Action

Make sure your robot is ready:

nao NAO: check 1/4 - Making NAO ready for upgrade.

Retrieve the system image of your SoftBank Robotics robot:

nao nao-atom-system-image-x.x.opn or

pepp pepper-atom-system-image-x.x.opn

You can download the latest release from SoftBank Robotics Community website. For further details, see: Downloading & Installing SoftBank Robotics Software.

System update via Choregraphe

no-virtual Cannot be tested on a simulated robot.

Step Action

Launch Choregraphe, and connect it to the SoftBank Robotics robot to upgrade.

For further details, see: How to connect Choregraphe to a robot.

Choose Connection > Advanced > Update robot system.

Enter the robot’s password,

then click the Next button.

Select the system image to upload,

then click the Next button.

Choose whether you want a Factory reset or not.

Click the Update button.

The image will then be uploaded through SFTP 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 message is given in the wizard.

For further details, see: Robot system update failure.

Click the Finish or Restart robot now button.

Next step

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

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