Upgrading the Firmware of the Linksys RE9000

Firmware updates are bug fixes and functionality enhancements for the Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO Range Extender.  This product has an Auto Firmware Update feature which automatically updates the device whenever there is a new firmware available.
To upgrade your Linksys RE9000’s firmware, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
Access the Linksys RE9000’s web-based setup page.  For instructions, click here.
Step 2:
Under Administration, click on the Firmware Upgrade sub-tab.  The Linksys RE9000 will automatically detect if there is a new firmware available. 
Step 3:
You can proceed with the update once you see an Update now option in the web-based setup page.  Otherwise, your Linksys RE9000’s firmware is up-to-date.
IMPORTANT:  Do NOT turn OFF or press the Linksys RE9000’s reset button while it is performing the upgrade.  Wait for the upgrade to finish. 

User-added image
  • If you would like for future firmware files to automatically update, select the Auto update checkbox.  Click Save to finish.
  • If you want to do a Manual update, ensure to first download the latest firmware file from the Linksys Support site.  Then you can click the Select a file and Start Upgrade buttons to proceed with manually upgrading the firmware.
You should now have successfully upgraded the firmware of the Linksys RE9000.

Was this support article useful?

Additional Support Questions?
Search Again