RE6500 Downloads

The hardware version is located beside or beneath the model number and is labeled version, ver. or V.  If there is no version number beside the model number on your Linksys product, the device is version 1.  If you still have trouble finding your version number, see the complete article to learn more.

Select your hardware version:


Version 1.0
IMPORTANT:  It is highly recommended to upgrade the firmware of your range extender.  If you prefer to do manual updates and your range extender is on or older, YOU MUST download and update your range extender using firmware version first before loading the latest firmware.


Latest Date:  10/19/2021

Download 6.6 MB



Latest Date:  4/29/2016

Download 6.8 MB


NOTE:  After downloading the firmware, you need to load the file to your device to improve its functionality.  For instructions on how to update the firmware of your range extender, click here

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