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Upgrading the firmware of your Velop system

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Updating your Velop system’s firmware keeps your Wi-Fi features current and fixes many performance issues.  We recommend allowing automatic firmware upgrades.  This article will show you how to upgrade your firmware through the Auto update feature of your Velop system.

If you need to manually upgrade the firmware, you must first download the latest version from the Linksys support website to your computer and use it to upgrade your node.  

Choose your product below to download the latest firmware.


Velop (WHW0301, WHW0302, WHW0303) Downloads
Velop Dual-Band (WHW01, VLP01) Downloads
Velop AX (MX5300, MX10600) Downloads

For detailed instructions on how to manually upgrade the firmware, click here.

 

Linksys app

Step 1:
On your mobile device, launch the Linksys app.

Step 2:  
Log in to access the Velop dashboard.  For instructions, click
here.


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Step 3: 
Tap the menu User-added image icon, then tap Velop Administration.


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Step 4:
By default, the Automatic Firmware Update feature is enabled and will upgrade the firmware whenever a new version is released.  If you have more than one node in your Velop network, each will be upgraded.
 
If you turn OFF Automatic Firmware Update, you will get a prompt when a new firmware release is available.  When this happens, tap Update Available to upgrade the firmware.


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For further assistance on how to manually upgrade the firmware of your Velop, call Linksys technical support.

Step 5:
Do not unplug or restart your Velop system during a firmware upgrade.  Wait until the light on your node is solid blue, indicating that your Velop is ready again.

 

Web interface

Step 1:
On a computer connected to the Velop's Wi-Fi, launch a web browser to access the system's web interface.  For instructions, click
here.

Step 2:
Click Connectivity under Router Settings.


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Step 3:
By default, the Automatic box is checked to allow automatic firmware upgrades whenever a new version is released.  If you have more than one node in your Velop network, each will be upgraded.  If you disable this feature, you will have to click the Check for Updates button to check if a new firmware is available and upgrade your device.


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NOTES:  
  • Do not unplug or restart your Velop system during a firmware upgrade.  Wait until the light on your node is solid blue, indicating that your Velop is ready again.
  • For further assistance on how to manually upgrade the firmware of your Velop, call Linksys technical support.

Related Article:
 

Setting up your Velop system in bridge mode


Related Video:

How to log in to the Linksys Velop's web interface (VIDEO)

 

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