WiiM Mini Release Notes

Modified on Mon, 05 Dec 2022 at 12:30 AM

The firmware update is performed in batch such that the devices are taking turns to get update. All the devices will be updated during the next few days.


Please find the list of known issues here that we're working around the clock to fix and release a solution by the ETA.

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4.6.437454 (Latest)

Release date:

     12 / 2 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Auto sensing of the Aux-in signal (only detect when device is idle)
  • Improvement – Unexpected stop when playing Amazon music station
  • Fixed - Wi-Fi reconnection failure on routers with the WPA3 encryption
  • Fixed – Pop noise with TIDAL Master when turning on MQA Core Decoder
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


4.6.435954

Release date:

     11 / 18 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - MQA Core Decoder beta (Need turn it on with the latest app released in a few days)
  • Fixed – Unexpected playback stop of Amazon Music station
  • Fixed - Inability to play the preset of TuneIn and vTuner
  • Improvement – BT latency when used as the BT sink
  • Improvement – Amazon Music HD/UHD CPU usage
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


4.6.434955 

Release date:

     11 / 10 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - Sound distortion issue caused by EQ
  • Fixed - Unable to resume the Amazon Music
  • Improvement – Select the best content from Qobuz based on SPDIF output resolution
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements 


4.6.434158

Release date:

     10 / 31 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Pandora music service (Works with the latest app updated in a few days)
  • Fixed – AirPlay 2 bug on IP v6 network (Use App to disable IPV6 if it doesn’t work for you)
  • Fixed – Unable to pause Amazon HD
  • Fixed – Incorrect play status for Amazon Music Gapless playback
  • New Feature - Add the entire album and playlist to the play queue for Amazon music
  • New Feature - Use the Aux-in content as the Alarm source
  • Other performance improvements


4.6.432755

Release date:

     10 / 17 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Improvement - Amazon Music memory optimization for 24/192k audio
  • Improvement - Select the best AP for the mesh network
  • New Feature - Options to set the SPDIF idle timeout
  • New Feature - SoundCloud Beta


4.6.432142

Release date:

     10 / 11 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Improvement - Spotify playback smoothness
  • Fixed – Slave speaker volume issue for the Spotify multiroom
  • Fixed - EQ clipping when using the fixed volume option or playing music in high volume
  • New feature – Add movie and gaming EQ modes
  • Improvement – SPDIF output becomes idle when system stops play in two minutes
  • Improvement – Bit perfect output for LinkPlay multiroom for 48k Hz or lower, 16-bit content
  • Fixed – Keep the BT Source mode when the device reboots
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


4.6.430138

Release date:

     9 / 22 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Improvement - The memory optimization when playing AMHD
  • Fixed – Occasional track skip when playing AMHD from Amazon Music Casting
  • Fixed – “View album” and “View artist” bugs for Qobuz on playing now UI
  • Fixed - The unexpected playback pause with the UPnP/DLNA (introduced by gapless playback of DLNA)
  • Fixed - Incorrect track duration and bit depth for AMHD on playing now UI
  • Fixed – Support the multiroom audio for the Amazon Music HD (no UHD)


4.6.429354

Release date:

     9 / 15 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Support the gapless playback of Amazon music casting and DLNA
  • New Feature - Support Multiroom for the TIDAL Master content
  • Improvement - Enable the latest Qobuz API (Need re-login to your account with the latest app)
  • Fixed - Occasional pop noise when changing tracks
  • Fixed - Audio output mode after power-on
  • Other performance improvements


4.6.428136

Release date:

     9 / 5 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Improvement - Gapless playback for Amazon Music Ultra HD on the WiiM Home App (by removing the fade in/out)
  • Fixed – Taking 15-20 seconds to change song with TIDAL Connect in some rare cases
  • Fixed - Unable to resume the playback for the last song on Amazon Music Playlist
  • Fixed - Random crash when calling HTTP API for WiiM Mini
  • Fixed - Spotify Preset doesn't work on certain use cases
  • Other performance improvements


4.6.427455

Release date:

     8 / 26 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Gapless playback for Amazon Music Ultra HD on WiiM Home App
  • New Feature - Increase the number of presets from 6 to 12
  • Improvement - TIDAL playback performance improvement on the WiiM App
  • Fixed – Rare random crash issues for the TIDAL Connect and Spotify Connect
  • Fixed - Random crash issues for the TuneIn
  • Other performance improvements


4.6.427031

Release date:

     8 / 22 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Disable Amazon Music UHD/HD by default for the multiroom of Alexa and Amazon music casting (can be turned on in WiiM App). It doesn't affect the Amazon Music HD/UHD in the WiiM App.


4.6.426454

Release date:

     8 / 16 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - The disconnection between the WiiM Mini and DLNA application after pausing the music
  • Fixed - Unexpected disconnection from the Bluetooth receiver when the WiiM Mini works as the BT transmitter


4.6.426049

Release date:

     8 / 12 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Amazon Ultra HD casting from Amazon Music App
  • New Feature - Two-way Bluetooth communication (Works with the latest app updated in a few days)
  • New Feature - 10-band graphic EQ (iOS)
  • New feature - New music service: Calm Radio
  • Improvement – Improve the Wi-Fi connection stability for the mesh network
  • Improvement - Bitrate display on app for TIDAL Connect
  • Fixed - Multiroom playback when Amazon Music UHD is turned on (when in group, only SD content is chosen to play)
  • Fixed – ATMOS playback for TIDAL Connect (select HD content instead)
  • Fixed - AUTO SYNC
  • Fixed – Rare random crash issues for the TIDAL Connect and Spotify Connect
  • Other performance improvements


4.6.424434

Release date:

     7 / 27 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Improvement - Enable Amazon Music HD/UHD with the WiiM Home App by default
  • Improvement – Rare playback stuttering for the TIDAL Connect and Spotify Connect
  • Fixed - Incorrect audio latency setting when using manual Audio Sync with the WiiM Home app
  • Fixed – Randomly, unable to play/pause TIDAL Connect when using the on-device button
  • Fixed - Incorrect bit depth display for Amazon Music HD/UHD on playing now UI
  • Fixed - Unable to resume the playback for Amazon Music HD/UHD in some use cases
  • Fixed - Incorrect album art for Amazon Music on playing now UI
  • Other performance improvements


*Known issues:

Amazon Music UHD won't work with the multiroom audio. Please disable the Amazon Music UHD when playing audio in group to resolve this issue. The step is to go to Browse tab -> Amazon Music > Setting > turn off the Amazon Music HD/UHD Beta on the WiiM App. We'll fix this issue by the end of August.


4.6.422564

Release date:

     7 / 8 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - Fix the audio clipping issue for certain preset EQ modes
  • Fixed - Inability to play TIDAL Master with the WiiM Home app
  • Fixed - Incorrect metadata display for Amazon Music on WiiM App
  • Fixed - The default audio latency setting for the AirPlay 2 synchronization
  • Fixed - Incorrect audio quality display on the WiiM App for Deezer


4.6.421831

Release date:

     6 / 30 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - WiFi disconnection when the device is idle for a day and using S/PDIF output
  • Fixed - Inability to resume playback in the TIDAL Connect when pausing for more than 2 hours
  • Fixed - Track is skipped occasionally when playing AMHD from WiiM app
  • Fixed - Only 4-5 tracks are played repeatedly when playing Amazon Music station from the WiiM app
  • Fixed - Shuffle playback for Amazon Music


4.6.420439

Release date:

     6 / 17 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Support Amazon Music HD, Ultra HD on the WiiM Home app (Public preview)
  • Improvement - Wi-Fi connection stability by fixing to 5 Ghz band
  • Fixed – Bug in the TIDAL Connect when pausing for more than 2 hours
  • Fixed - Random playback stuttering for Spotify Connect


How to turn on Amazon Music HD/UHD in WiiM Home app?


*Known issues for AMHD (Amazon Music HD/UHD):

  • AMHD with multiple Echo or Alexa-Enabled devices isn't supported.
  • Gapless playback of AMHD isn't supported.
  • Occasional pop noise when changing tracks with different sample rates on AMHD
  • Occasionally casting a 24/192 track from the Amazon Music app is stopped unexpectedly
  • When playing AMHD from WiiM app, track is skipped occasionally


4.6.419430

Release date:

     6 / 8 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Make 8.8.8.8 as the preferred DNS server (App can change it)
  • Fixed - Wi-Fi disconnection when device is idle on certain routers
  • Fixed - Silence OTA


4.6.418249

Release date:

     5 / 27 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - TIDAL Master support on TIDAL Connect (no MQA)
  • Improvement - Wi-Fi connection stability
  • Fixed - Device setup failure due to DHCP timeout
  • Fixed - SPDIF auto-off when device is idle


What type of TIDAL Master supported on WiiM Mini?


4.6.417855

Release date:

     5 / 23 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New feature - New music service: Sound Machine (Works with the latest app that will be updated in a few days)
  • New feature – Bit perfect AirPlay 2
  • Fixed – Small gap for Qobuz hi-res and Amazon music with WiiM Home App
  • Fixed - WiFi disconnection when the device is idle for a day on certain routers
  • Fixed - Random no sound issue when casting music from Amazon Music App to WiiM Mini


4.6.417160

Release date:

     5 / 16 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Bit-depth and sample rate display on app for Spotify Connect and TIDAL Connect
  • Fixed - DLNA playback information on app due to incorrect UPnP metadata tag handling
  • Fixed - Incorrect voice prompt for Aux-in mode
  • Fixed - No TTS when Alexa plays 44.1 KHz music
  • Fixed - WiFi disconnection when the device is idle for a day on certain routers


4.6.415357

Release date:

     4 / 29 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Display sample rate and bit depth on the WiiM Home app
  • Fixed - Random playback stuttering (from 44.1k/16 up to 192k/24) not due to network bandwidth
  • Fixed - M4A decoding compatibility bug for TIDAL Connect
  • Fixed – Incorrect red color LED even the network is connected
  • Fixed - Random no sound issue for AirPlay 2 during multiroom playback
  • Fixed - No sound issue when switching to ‘work with Alexa’ mode on certain use cases
  • Fixed – The connection loss of TIDAL Connect after playlist is complete (need one extra device selection)


4.6.412856

Release date:

     4 / 4 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - Random playback stuttering not due to network bandwidth
  • Fixed - No sound issue for AirPlay 2 on certain Apple Device


4.6.412161

Release date:

     3 / 28 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - Playback stuttering for TIDAL Connect and Spotify Connect
  • Improvement - Optical signal continuity when skipping a track


4.6.410354

Release date:

     3 / 11 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Improvement - Improve Wi-Fi connection stability
  • Improvement - Preset volume for Spotify Connect won't be changed during the first connection
  • Improvement - Stabilized BLE connection during the network setup
  • Fixed - Fixed playback stuttering for TIDAL Connect and no sound issue for aux-in audio sometimes
  • Fixed - Fixed no sound issue when streaming from MAC via AirPlay 2


4.6.408751

Release date:

     2 / 25 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - Qobuz can't sign in with Internet Security
  • Fixed - Stuttering issue with TIDAL Connect


4.6.408142

Release date:

     2 / 19 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - Stuttering issue with TIDAL Connect


4.6.407860

Release date:

     2 / 17 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Bit perfect 24bit/192kHz output to optical SPDIF
  • New Feature - Fixed Volume Output, i.e., volume is fixed to 100% without digital attenuation


4.6.408751

Release date:

     2 / 25 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed - Qobuz can't sign in with Internet Security
  • Fixed - Stuttering issue with TIDAL Connect


To keep compatibility with the legacy optical audio receiver, we set the maximal output to 48 kHz/16 bit. You can follow the instruction on the app and adjust the output up to 192 kHz/24 bit from the updated WiiM Home App that can be available around Feb. 20th.


4.6.405853

Release date:

     1 / 28 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - 24 Preset EQ.
  • New Feature - Audio output selection between Aux out and SPDIF via WiiM Home app
  • Fixed - Amazon Music can't play music randomly


4.6.405258

Release date:

     1 / 24 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - Gapless playback supported for all streaming content
  • Fixed - Login issue with Qobuz password containing special characters
  • Fixed - Changed the audio resample algorithm to improve output audio quality


4.6.404536

Release date:

     1 / 17 / 2022


This update involves the following:

  • When the Aux-in cable is plugged in, the system automatically switches to Aux-in source input without need choosing the Aux-in as the input from the App. Also, the Aux-in capture quality is improved.
  • Fixed - Make 2 Vrms as the default. For the headphone output, choose 1 Vrms on WiiM Home App.


4.6.340033

Release date:

     12 / 28 / 2021


This update involves the following:

  • Merged Wi-Fi kernel patch to improve Wi-Fi connection stability
  • Fixed - High memory issue when Spotify is playing


4.6.338934

Release date:

     12 / 17 / 2021


This update involves the following:

  • New Feature - TIDAL Connect support - Now you can stream your favorite music seamlessly from the cloud straight to your devices in the TIDAL app.
  • Fixed - Optical SPDIF LED light is off when nothing is playing


4.6.336043

Release date:

     11 / 23 / 2021


This update involves the following:

  • Fixed the sound distortion via Aux in
  • Fixed popping noise issue







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