Want to Update the Firmware on a Linksys Range Extender? Have a Look Below

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Firmware on a Linksys Range Extender
Firmware on a Linksys Range Extender

A ‘firmware’ embedded in your linksys range extender implements networking and security protocols. Also, linksys often releases updates to product firmware to improve the implementation of these functions as well as to patch software flaws and provide new secured features or reliable enhancements. If you meet and encounter problems when attempting to set up or use your wireless range extender, then you can upgrade the firmware for troubleshooting measure. If you want to access extender.linksys.com, you are supposed to update the firmware of linksys range extender timely.

Related to routers, linksys range extenders also have firmware updates that can fix annoying and irritating issues that you may encounter while using the wireless device.  Well, the new firmware provides reliable enhancements to the functions of the linksys range extender and may be able to refresh the device to prevent and resolve dropping or broken internet connection.

Before proceeding further with the firmware upgrade, make sure that you have done the following valuable methods:

  • First of all, download the latest firmware for your linksys range extender. For more details, ask our tech support team on toll-free number 1-844-677-7233.
  • Also, make sure that you download and save the file to the computer/ laptop which you will use to update the range extender’s firmware later.
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Note:  Remember, do not upgrade the firmware of your linksys range extender unless you are experiencing problems when using it or until the new firmware has a feature you tend to use. The updated firmware will help you for Linksys Initial Setup in future.

To upgrade the range extender’s firmware, follow the steps below:

To upgrade the range extender’s firmware, follow the steps below:

  1. First of all, connect the range extender directly to the computer using an Ethernet cable that supposed to be in a good condition. Also, make sure that the range extender is not connected to the router when performing the process of upgrade.
  2. Now, access the range extender’s setup page (web-based) by opening a web browser and enter the default IP address into field of the address bar.
  3. After that, a pop-up window will appear, asking for a username and password. Enter them by default and click ‘Log in’.

NOTE:  If your range extender is already configured, you may either type http://extender.linksys.com in the address bar or check the router’s ‘DHCP Client Table’ and look for the range extender’s IP address (default). If this process doesn’t work, then consider calling our customer care desk immediately.

Upgrading the Linksys Range Extender Firmware

  1. First of all, on the web-based setup page, click ‘Firmware Upgrade’. This supposed to be under ‘Administration’.
  2. After that, consider clicking on the icon ‘choose file’.
  3. Now, select the firmware (.bin) file that you have downloaded earlier. Once done, click ‘Open’.
  4. Now, what you have to do click on the icon ‘Start Upgrade’. After that, you will see that the progress of the upgrade process will be shown on the displayed page.
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Note: To avoid any frustrating problems with your range extender, then it is strictly recommended that do not interrupt the upgrade process in between. We insist you to have patience till the process finished completely and successfully.

To know the status of linksys extender, call us on toll-free number or visit us at linksysextendersetup.info.