How to upgrade the firmware of my range extender (new logo)?

You can download the latest firmware file from the Download Center and upgrade the firmware to the latest version.

Note:

  1. Make sure the latest firmware file is matched with the hardware version (as shown in the download section of the Support page).
  2. Make sure that you have a stable connection between the extender and your computer. It is NOT recommended to upgrade the firmware wirelessly.
  3. Backup your extender configuration.
  4. Do NOT power off the extender during the firmware upgrade.

 

Follow the steps below, here takes RE305 as demonstration:

Login the web management page of the range extender. If you don’t know how to do that, please refer to How to login the web management page of the range extender?

If you don’t want to lose the existing configuration, you can back up the configuration file and restore the extender to the previous settings from the backup file when needed.

To backup configuration settings:

1. Go to Settings > System Tools > Backup & Restore.

2. Click Backup to save a copy of the current settings to your local computer. A ‘.bin’ file of the current settings will be stored on your computer.

To upgrade the firmware:

1. Go to Settings > System Tools > Firmware Upgrade.

2. Click Browse to locate the downloaded new firmware file, and then click Upgrade.

3. Wait a few minutes for the upgrade and reboot.

 

To restore configuration settings:

1. Go to Settings > System Tools > Backup & Restore.

2. Click Browse to locate the backup configuration file stored on your computer, and click Restore.

3. Wait a few minutes for the restore and reboot.

Note: During the restoring process, do not power off or reset the extender.

 

Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

This Article Applies to:
RE205( V1 ) , RE650( V1 ) , RE305( V1 )
Configuration Guide | Updated 01-17-2017 01:04:33 AM