Access your Linksys RE6800’s web-based setup page. To know how, click here.
On the web-based setup page, click Firmware Upgrade under Administration.
There are two (2) methods in upgrading the firmware. You can select Automatic update or Manual update to upgrade the firmware. Choose the method you would like to perform below:
The Linksys RE6800 will automatically detect if there is a new available firmware and update itself. However, you can also log in and go to the Firmware Upgrade page, which will force a firmware checkup. If there is a new version available, it will display the new firmware version number. Click the Update now button to start the upgrade process.
IMPORTANT: Wait for the upgrade to finish. DO NOT powercycle the Linksys RE6800 while it is performing the upgrade.
NOTE: If you would like for future firmware files to automatically update, select the Auto update checkbox.
IMPORTANT: Before you proceed with manually upgrading the Linksys RE6800’s firmware, ensure to first download the latest firmware file from the RE6800 Downloads.
To manually update the firmware, click Select a file and select the firmware file that you have downloaded, then click Open.
Click Start Upgrade and wait for the upgrade to finish. DO NOT powercycle the Linksys RE6800 while it is performing the upgrade.