CoreELEC for Beelink

These instructions explain how to install and boot CoreELEC on supported Beelink devices from µSD Card by use of a Windows PC. The instructions can easily be adapted for other Operating Systems.

Supported devices

Amlogic-ng Amlogic-ne
GS King X
GT King
GT King Pro
GT mini A
GT 1 mini
GT 1 mini 2


  • Personal Computer with Internet Access
  • Memory Card Reader
  • A compatible Class 10 (USH 1/V 10) or better μSD Card
  • Image Writing Software
Application Function Linux Mac Windows
balenaEtcher Bootable Media Creator X X X
UNetbootin Bootable Media Creator X X X
USBImager Bootable Media Creator X X X
DDRescue / DDRescue-GUI Disk Utility X
Disk Utility Disk Utility X
Rufus Bootable Media Creator X


  • Visit the CoreELEC website
  • Select a version to download
  • The Download Helper will pop up
  • Select Skip that and just show me all download options
  • Download the generic image (CoreELEC-Amlogic-xx.arm-xxx-Generic.img.gz)
  • Write the downloaded image to a μSD Card


Device Edition DTB SoC Distribution
Mini MXIII II 2G gxl_p212_2g.dtb S905X Amlogic-ng
GS King X 4G g12b_s922x_beelink_gs_king_x.dtb S922X Amlogic-ng
GT King 4G g12b_s922x_beelink_gt_king.dtb S922X Amlogic-ng
GT King Pro 4G g12b_s922x_beelink_gt_king.dtb S922X Amlogic-ng
GT mini A 2G/4G g12a_s905x2_beelink_gt_mini_a.dtb S905X2 Amlogic-ng
GT 1 mini 2G/4G g12a_s905x2_beelink_gt1_mini.dtb S905X2 Amlogic-ng
GT 1 mini 2 2G/4G sm1_s905x3_beelink_gt1mini2.dtb S905X3 Amlogic-ng
Device Edition DTB SoC Distribution
Beelink GT King II 8G t7_a311d2_beelink_gt_king_ii.dtb A311D Amlogic-ne
  • Copy the device tree from the device tree folder on the µSD card to the root of the µSD Card
  • Rename the device tree dtb to dtb.img
  • Insert the µSD Card into the devices µSD slot
  • Boot the device using the terminal or Android APK method

Install CoreELEC to eMMC

For situations where it is desirable to run CoreELEC in dual boot with Android or as a stand-alone JeOS:

This feature is currently unavailable for SoC A311D (T7)

Device Support

For support unrelated to CoreELEC, please refer to the Beelink User Support Forums.


The above instructions also can be used to create a bootable USB Flash Drive.