Updated January 2022,The X18S firmware has been upgraded, please download and update in time.

This update solves the problem that most consoles cannot be charged after charging to 80%. Please download the update in time.


Updated January 2022.please feel free to use it.

Please note: when you install the firmware on the console, please keep the power of your console above 35%. It takes more than 20 minutes to install, and it needs to be turned on manually after installation. In addition, when you download the firmware installation package, you don't need to decompress it, and you don't need a folder to put the installation package into the memory card.

In order to facilitate the customer's Google Play service, the firmware of X18S with GMS version has been released. Friends are welcome to download and use. Please follow the tutorial inside for the specific update operation method, which is very simple.
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Updated January 2022
Note: betools is only suitable for customers whose console reboots or cannot enter the system. If you just want to update to a stable version, I suggest you use an SD card to upgrade the firmware, thank you.

If there is anything unclear, please contact me by email: hushuhe2021@gmail.com.

X18S customers have problems updating the firmware, and betools fails to read or write files. Our engineers are already dealing with related issues. First of all, please confirm whether the read and write permissions of your computer user group are checked. If yes To check, please right-click the firmware file-Properties-Security-Select User Group-Edit-Check the corresponding permissions. Then try again, I think the problem can be solved.

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Não consigo fazer a atualização do novo firmware, com isso não consigo ter acesso aos serviços do google. Me ajudem por favor…

I can’t update the new firmware, so I can’t access google services. Help me please…


Hello I bought the powkiddy x18s and the Google play doesn’t work, help

Asaichi Hikimizu

PLEASE show your customers that you CARE about their business!
I’m afraid to start setting up my PKX18S after I read these comments on YOUR WEBSITE and see how easily you choose to IGNORE YOUR CUSTOMERS. They are supporting your path to success beyond your wildest dreams, and you are very lucky for this retro gaming and retro handheld popularity boom.
If you would simply assign somebody responsible to handle communicating with us it would show how you value your customers and also that you believe in your products.
There are many issues that still need to be resolved… The issue with battery drainage during sleep, the screen contrast/color, the lack of L3 and R3, AND…
I am afraid to even insert my brand new 512GB micro sd card until I feel confident it won’t be corrupted. I want to know whether or not the emulators can find the game files if the sd card is set as external storage instead of internal storage. I heard the games can only be detected through internal storage. Is there a solution, and what are the benefits of internal vs. external storage?
POWKIDDY, please maintain your values and integrity by providing your paying customers solutions to these important issues.
And while I’m still here I might as well put it out there… If anybody has figured out the most effective way to configure this device as it is, in order to get the most out of it, while still enjoying the user experience, please point me towards that information!
I wish I could just sit down with somebody very knowledgeable and figure this out. I’ve never even owned an Android before.


Good morning, gentlemen, I would like to ask you a favor. My Powkkid x18s had a problem I tried to return the original rom with Betools and X18S_GMS[vVI130007]—>v55_t618_64_r_Powkiddy-D3-gms-0.xml but for betools to start I have to go to Downloand and disable NV_LTE because it gives an error and does not continue when I remove it install more my x18s is restarting every 3 minutes, I saw that in your videos you have another older installation rom with XML like this—> v55_t618_64_r_Powkiddy-D2-gms-0.xml
Would you like to upload this rom on your site so I can try to make my X18s come back! it was the first unit I bought from you. Thanks!


Como resolver o problema de entrar em Modo Seguro ou clicar em Switch System

Ao aparecer “Please insert SD card”, aperte o "botão “SE” depois selecione a opção “switch system”. Após isso ele irá reiniciar corretamente.
How to solve the problem of entering Safe Mode or clicking on Switch System

When “Please insert SD card” appears, press the “SE” button then select the “switch system” option, after which it will restart correctly.


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