Update Netgear Router

Netgear timely releases its new features, updates, and firmware versions to make itself more efficient and reliable. It also provides network security in its latest firmware to secure your wired/wireless router so that your data and information can’t be misused. You should update your router’s firmware routinely. You may check whether new updates are available or not just by logging into the router’s web management page.

If you log into http://routerlogin.net, and new firmware update is available, it will show a message at the top of the router’s dashboard. You should update it to get the benefits of the newest firmware release because it will surely improve your device’s performance.

Steps To check for new Firmware and Netgear Router Update:
  • Launch a web browser on the Internet connected device.
    Make sure your computer device is connected by Ethernet cable to your router device while updating your firmware.
  • Enter URL http://www.routerlogin.net
    Note: By default, USERNAME is admin and PASSWORD is password. Keep in mind, that these credentials are case-sensitive. In any case, if you forget your password please see How do I recover my admin password on my Netgear router? to recover the password.
  • Click ADVANCED Administration.
  • Click Firmware Update or Router Update and then Check option as to make router look for any firmware update.
  • Things to remember while the update process takes place:
  • Don’t interrupt the downloading process by closing your current browsing screen.
  • Don’t switch to another web page or Refresh your current page.
  • Don’t click on any type of pop-up or link
  • If an update is available it will show an alert message to ask you whether you want to confirm or not. Click Yes to confirm download process.
  • Download & Install the new firmware version.
  • Once firmware update is complete, your router will reboot.

It usually takes 3-5 minutes altogether to complete this refresh procedure.

At the time of firmware update, it will show you publishing notes along with new version update which you need to follow.

If you still face any issue in updating your firmware, don’t forget we are always there to listen to you and help you anytime, anyday and anywhere. Just get in touch with us at our live chat for a hassle free support. You can also drop us an email at support@router-loginnet.com and get step by step assistance to your Netgear Router related issues.

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