Updation of Netgear router firmware is very important to improve the productivity and performance of your Netgear wireless router.
As a matter of fact, Netgear releases new firmware versions regularly – to add new and advanced features and to fix routerlogin.net not working issues also.
If you wish to upload a specific firmware version or your main router fails to update its firmware, then we insist you follow these easy to execute instructions. Remember that, these instructions are not applicable to modem and router combinations.
To upgrade Netgear router firmware manually you have to:
- First of all, from the Netgear download center, you have to download the latest and updated version of firmware for your WiFi router.
- Once done, save it to your desktop.
- Now, use a computer or laptop.
- Load up an internet browser.
- Type routerlogin.net in its URL bar. In case the mentioned URL doesn’t work, then you can make use of Router login IP address (default) i.e. 192.168.1.1.
- Hit enter on your keyboard and type default username and password into the fields of the Netgear router login page.
Do not use a device (computer/ laptop) that is connected to your main WiFi router wirelessly to upload the latest firmware.
Also, note it down that a wireless firmware update can corrupt your router’s.
- Select the ‘Advanced’ option, then ‘Administration’ and after that, click on the ‘router update’ or ‘firmware update’ option.
- Now, click on ‘browse’ or ‘choose file’ option.
- Once you are done with the above-mentioned step, find the saved file of firmware on your desktop.
- Click ‘open’ and after that, the ‘upload’ option once done.
Your router will automatically get rebooted once the latest firmware of technology is successfully uploaded on your device. In case your device does not reboot, then check the Router login Netgear page to confirm whether the new firmware version is uploaded or not.
Still facing issues?
- Make sure that your main WiFi router is close to the existing router.
- An outdated modem will not work.
- Also, ensure that your router is located openly at a higher shelf in an airy room.
- Make sure that there aren’t any interference-creating objects in reach of them. Such obstructions are microwave, cordless phones, Bluetooth speakers, metal gadgets, electronic appliances, public WiFi, treadmill, doors, concrete walls, and reflection of mirrors.
- Close the current web browser and try to login from another.