Linksys often releases updates to product firmware to improve the implementation of these functions as well as to patch software flaws and provide new features or enhancements.If you encounter problems when attempting to set up or use your wireless range extender, you can upgrade the firmware as a troubleshooting measure. in English literature from Valencia College and is completing a B. in computer science at the University of Central Florida.
Upgrading the firmware of your router allows you to fully enjoy its complete features. Step 2: Under the Firmware Update section, click Check for Updates.
To do this you can either enter 192.168.1.1 or myrouter.local in the Address bar or go to and enter your Linksys cloud account credentials then press [ENTER].
Step 2: On the Linksys cloud account page, click the Connectivity Tool.
NOTE: If you’re using a Mac® computer, select the file that you have downloaded. If you want to prevent your router from receiving automatic firmware updates, you will need to turn OFF the Automatic Firmware Update feature.
Follow the steps below: Step 1: Log in to the router’s web-based setup page.
QUICK TIP: In cases wherein you’re having issues with the firmware update and a prompt to try again later appears, the server may be slow or not available for the moment. NOTE: The router reboot process usually takes a few minutes. NOTE: If you don’t have a Linksys cloud account, open a web browser and enter “ or “192.168.1.1” in the Address bar instead to access the router’s interface. Step 5: Once the firmware upgrade is successfully completed, click Ok on the Firmware update complete screen.