- Checking the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router firmware version on your mobile device
The Linksys app is a free service bundled with the new Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers. This service gives you full control of your home network anywhere and anytime.
To ensure that your router is fully functional, it is important to have the latest firmware version. This article will guide you on how to check your router's firmware version on your mobile device.
Access the Linksys app on your mobile device and log in using your account. To learn how, click here.
Tap the Menu icon to show the Linksys app menu.
NOTE: In this example, the router's name is set to 'Linksys00074'.
On the Menu screen, tap Router Administration.
Tap on your router's name.
The next screen will show the current Firmware Version of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router.
IMPORTANT: The Firmware Version must show Up to date to make sure that you have the latest one currently installed. By default, the Automatic Firmware Update feature is enabled and will update the firmware whenever a new version is released. If you turn OFF Automatic Firmware Update, you will get a prompt when a new firmware release is available. When this happens, tap the Update Available button and follow the instructions.
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