Linksys Smart wifi Router Firmware upgrade

Linksys Smart wifi Router Firmware upgrade

Firmware updates on any devices or routers provide free and automatically instant improvements in the performance of that device. It also enhances the functionality by providing fixes for any existing bugs and protects the device from any vulnerability.

Upgrading Linksys Smart wifi Router may increase the network reliability, wireless speed as well as security of the wireless Linksys smart wifi network. Linksys Smart wifi Router can be updated either via an automatic or manual firmware upgrade; both requiring an access to the Linksys Smart wifi router’s setup page via linksyssmartwifi.com login.

It is recommended to connect the router to other hardware with an Ethernet network cable for no dropping of wifi signals during firmware upgrading process.

To manually upgrading the firmware of your Linksys Smart wifi Router:

  • Download the recently released firmware version file from the Linksys official Support Site to
    your computer.
  • Save the file on your computer at a secure and easily accessible place on your computer.
  • Log into the Linksys Smart wifi Router using Linksys smart wifi.com:
  •  Launch a web browser on your computer connected to the Linksys smart wifi network.
  • Use linksyssmartwifi.com to for Linksys Smart wifi Router login.
  • Input this web address in the address field of accessed web browser.
  • If there is any error with linksyssmartwifi.com login, use the default gateway IP address
    192.168.1.1 for Linksys smart wifi login.
  • Linksys Smart wifi Router login page appears.
  • Enter admin in Linksys router login username and password fields.
  • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router’s admin setup screen is reached.
  • Click on Administration option on the set up screen.
  •  Select Firmware Upgrade below.
  • As the firmware upgrade starts, click on the Browse button.
  • Browse for the saved firmware version file.
  • Click Open and select Start Upgrade to begin update of Linksys Smart wifi Router firmware.
  • The firmware on the Linksys Smart wifi Router will be updated following
    linksyssmartwifi.com login.
  • Let the router reboot once.

Your Linksys Smart wifi Router has been successfully updated manually via linksyssmartwifi.com login over web browser.

To automatic updating of the firmware of the Linksys Smart wifi Router:

To enable the automatic firmware update on Linksys Smart wifi Router, you must log into the router by either Logging in to your Linksys cloud account or through linksyssmartwifi.com login.

If you had not registered for a Linksys cloud account, you must access the Linksys Smart wifi router's web-based setup page from a web browser by entering linksyssmartwifi.com or by entering "http://myrouter.local" or "192.168.1.1" in the Address bar.

  • Linksys Smart wifi Router login page appears after www.linksyssmartwifi.com navigation.
  • Enter admin in Linksys router login username and password fields.
  • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router’s admin setup screen is reached.
  • Click on Administration option on the set up screen.
  • Select Firmware Update section.
  • You must have checked the box to enable the Automatic firmware update option.
  • Apply the settings to enable firmware update settings
  • The Update firmware box will pop up if there is any update to happen.
  • Click on Yes option to start the firmware update.
  • Your Linksys Smart wifi router will start updating the newer firmware.
  • Once the firmware update is completed, the Linksys router will reboot.
  • Let the router reboot to finish the firmware update.