Netgear router firmware regularly releases firmware updates to enhance product performance with Netgear router firmware, add new features, and enhance security. If you visit http://routerlogin.net, you would possibly see a message at the highest of the dashboard stating that new firmware is out there. you’ll click thereon message to see if new firmware is out there and to update your router.
To check for brand spanking new firmware and update your router:
1. Launch an internet browser from a computer or mobile device that’s connected to your router’s network.
Successful network browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer, including Edge.
Note: We recommend that you simply connect a computer to the router using a coaxial cable to update the firmware.
2. In your web browser’s address bar, type http://www.routerlogin.net.
3. Click or tap Enter. The router login window displays.
4. Enter your admin user name and password. Note: The default user name is admin and therefore the default password is password. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
If you forgot your admin password, see How to make I recover my NETGEAR admin password managing the password renewal feature?.
5. Select ADVANCED > Administration or Settings > Administration. Note: The label varies by the router.
6. Select Firmware Update or Router Update.
7. Click or tap Check. The router searches for brand spanking new firmware.
8. If a replacement firmware is out there, click or tap Yes. The firmware updates.
WARNING: To avoid the danger of corrupting the firmware, don’t interrupt the update. for instance, don’t close the browser, click a link, or load a replacement page. don’t close up the router.
The router restarts behind the Netgear router firmware are uploaded and refreshed.
The update process typically takes about three to 5 minutes and performance with Netgear router firmware. Read the new firmware release notes to seek out out if you want to reconfigure the router after updating.