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EA8500 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.
 

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For US

IMPORTANT:  It is highly recommended to upgrade the firmware of your router using the Auto Update feature.  However, if you prefer to do manual updates and your router is on 1.1.4.168206 or older, YOU MUST download & update your router using firmware version 1.1.4.169978 first before loading the latest firmware.

NOTE:  If you need any assistance in manually updating your firmware, please contact Linksys Support.  If you want to upgrade the firmware using the Auto Update feature, click here.


Version 1.0

Firmware (For US only)
Ver. 1.1.8.185832
Latest Date:  2/2/2018
Download 22.9 MB

Release Notes

Firmware (For US only)
Ver. 1.1.4 (Build 169978)
Latest Date:  01/08/2016
Download 22.1 MB 

Release Notes

For Other Regions


Version 1.0

Firmware (For Other Regions)
Ver. 1.1.8.185832
Latest Date:  2/2/2018
Download 25.1 MB

Release Notes

NOTE:  After downloading the firmware, you need to load the file to your router to improve its functionality.  For instructions on how to update the firmware of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router, click here.

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