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Upgrading the Linksys WAP750AC AC750 Wi-Fi Access Point’s firmware

Firmware updates are bug fixes and functionality enhancements for the Linksys WAP750AC AC750 Wi-Fi Access Point.  It has an Auto Firmware Update feature which automatically updates the access point whenever there is a new firmware available.
To upgrade the Linksys WAP750AC’s firmware, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
Open a browser to log in to the web-based setup page of your Linksys WAP750AC.
QUICK TIP:  There are three (3) methods to log in:
NOTE:  If your Linksys WAP750AC is not yet configured, its default IP address is  Once your Linksys WAP750AC is already configured you will need to look up the IP address in your router’s DHCP table.  To know how to do this using a Linksys Wi-Fi Router, click here.  If you are using a Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router, click here.
  • Enter "http://WAP750AC-xxx" for Windows users or "http://WAP750AC-xxx.local" for Mac® users, where xxx are the last three (3) characters of the Linksys WAP750AC’s MAC address.
Step 2:
You will be prompted for an administrative Password.  If you have changed your password, enter your customized password.  Otherwise, enter the default password “admin” on the appropriate field then click Login.

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Step 3:
On the web-based setup page, click Firmware Upgrade under Administration.

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Step 4:
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:
Automatic update
Manual update

Automatic update
The Linksys WAP750AC will automatically detect if there is a new available firmware.  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 WAP750AC while it is performing the upgrade.

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NOTE:  If you would like for future firmware files to automatically update, check Auto update.
Manual update
IMPORTANT:  Before you proceed with manually upgrading the Linksys WAP750AC’s firmware, download the latest firmware file from the
Linksys Support site first.
To manually update the firmware, click Select a file and select the firmware file that you have downloaded, then click Open.  

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Step 5:
Click Save.

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Step 6:
Click Start Upgrade and wait for the upgrade to finish.  Do NOT powercycle the Linksys WAP750AC while it is performing the upgrade. 

Related Articles:
Getting to know the Linksys WAP750AC AC750 Wi-Fi Access Point
Setting up the Linksys WAP750AC to Range Extender mode
Setting up the Linksys WAP750AC to Access Point mode
Linksys WAP750AC AC750 Wi-Fi Access Point Frequently Asked Questions

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