Updating a linksys router firmware

In the search box under "Start Here," type the model number of your router.

Follow the steps below: Step 1: Log in to the router’s web-based setup page.

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].

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This article will provide step by step instructions on how to update the firmware of any Linksys product supported by the manufacturer.

You should have created a personalized username and password when you first set up the router.

If you haven't, then leave the "User name" box blank, and in the "Password" box, enter "admin." If that doesn't work, type "admin" into the "User name" box as well.3.

Linksys says it will soon release firmware updates for all affected products, including models no longer sold.

If you're using an older Linksys E-series router and have trouble finding a firmware upgrade, you may have to wait a few weeks.5.

MORE: 12 More Things You Didn't Know Could Be Hacked If you want to protect against The Moon, or simply wish to ensure that your Linksys router is as safe as it can be, read on to find out how to upgrade your firmware and adjust your router settings.1. Do this by opening a Web browser on any computer or mobile device connected to the Linksys router and typing "192.168.1.1" into the address bar.

If that doesn't work, then the local IP address of your router was changed from the default during the initial setup.

Step 2: On the Linksys cloud account page, click the Connectivity Tool.

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