Firmware updates usually come with advance functionality to fix bugs, improve security, and add new features to your Linksys RE6300 extender. Therefore, it is important to update the firmware of your Linksys extender whenever available.
In the event that you face any sort of issues while performing the Linksys extender setup process, update its firmware right away. Not only this but also updating Linksys extender firmware will prevent slow or poor WiFi connectivity issues.
Are you unfamiliar with the Linksys extender firmware update process? Don’t sweat over it! In this troubleshooting post, we are going to guide you with each and every step involved with Linksys extender firmware update process. Let’s dig a little deeper!
What Do You Need For Linksys Extender Firmware Update Process?
Prior to proceeding further with the Linksys extender firmware update process, make sure to have the following:
A stable WiFi connection
A working wall socket to plug in your Linksys extender
The stable power LED on your Linksys extender
A fluctuation-free and steady power supply
An Ethernet cable
An up-to-date router
Upgraded internet plan
A central location in your home, free from any type of WiFi/ signal interference
Once you have all the things listed above handy with you, let’s get started with the firmware update process, shall we?
How to Update the Linksys Extender Firmware?
Follow the step-by-step instructions listed below to update the firmware of Linksys RE6300 extender to the latest version:
Step 1: Plug in your Linksys RE6300 extender to an electrical outlet. After plugging in your Linksys extender, make sure that the power LED is showing a solid green color.
Step 2: Connect your Linksys RE6300 extender to your home router via an Ethernet cable. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to your extender and other end to the Ethernet port of your router.
Step 3: Access an up-to-date internet browser of your choice on a PC or laptop. Connect the device to the Linksys extender’s SSID. Once you’re done, hover your mouse cursor over the browser’s address bar and type extender.linksys.com. You can also use the default Linksys extender IP address to log in to your RE6300.
Step 4: Press the Enter key. You will be redirected to the Linksys extender login window.
Step 5: You will be prompted to enter the default Linksys extender password. If you have customized the Linksys extender login password, use that instead. Else, use the default Linksys extender password and click on Log In.
Step 6: The Linksys extender web-based setup page will appear.
Step 7: Click on Firmware Upgrade under the Administration option.
Step 8: Select the Firmware file you downloaded and click on Save to apply the changes.
The process of Linksys extender firmware update will start on the same page. It is strictly recommended – do not interrupt the Linksys extender firmware update process like:
Do not turn off your Linksys extender
Do not click on any link
Do not try to go online, etc. as it may cause major issue with your RE6300 device. After updating the firmware of your Linksys WiFi range extender, you can change its settings as per your preferences and configure it either using the Linksys RE300 manual setup or the Linksys RE6300 WPS setup.
The Final Words
There you are! So, these were some simple steps through which you can easily update the firmware of your Linksys RE6300 extender in minutes. However, if you experience any type of issues during the firmware update process or need assistance regarding Linksys extender setup, feel free to get in touch with our competent technical experts via comments. Our technicians are 14×7 available to assist you.