Update the Router Firmware
You can log in to the router and check if new firmware is available, or you can manually
load a specific firmware version to your router.
Check for New Firmware and Update the Router
The router firmware (routing software) is stored in flash memory. You might see a
message at the top of the router pages when new firmware is available. You can respond
to that message to update the firmware or you can check to see if new firmware is
available and update your product.
Note: We recommend that you connect a computer to the router using an Ethernet
connection to update the firmware.
To check for new firmware and update your router:
1. Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to the
2. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
3. Enter the router admin user name and password.
The user name is admin. The password is the one that you specified the first time
that you logged in. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select ADVANCED > Administration > Router Update.
The Router Update page displays.
5. Click the Check button.
The router finds new firmware information if any is available and displays a message
asking if you want to download and install it.
6. Click the Yes button.
The router locates and downloads the firmware and begins the update.
WARNING: To avoid the risk of corrupting the firmware, do not interrupt the update.
For example, do not close the browser, click a link, or load a new page. Do not turn
off the router.
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