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Upgrading the firmware of your Velop system

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It is recommended that you enable automatic firmware upgrades.  Updating your Velop system’s firmware keeps your WiFi features current and fixes many performance issues.  For further assistance, you can also call Linksys technical support.

For instructions on how to manually upgrade the firmware of your Velop system, click
here.  Choose your product below to download the latest firmware. 

MX8500 Downloads
Velop WiFi 6 (MX4200, MX4200C, MX8000, MX8400C, MX12600) Downloads
Velop AX (MX5300, MX10600) Downloads
Velop Dual-Band (WHW01, VLP01) Downloads
Velop (WHW0301, WHW0302, WHW0303) Downloads

This article will show you how to automatically upgrade the firmware of your Velop system.  Click the links below for specific instructions.

Linksys app
LinksysSmartWiFi.com

 

Linksys app

Step 1:
On your mobile device, launch the Linksys app.

NOTE:  Images may vary depending on the operating system of your device.  In the examples below, an iOS device is used. 

Step 2:  
Log in to access the Velop dashboard.  For instructions when using an Android™ device, click
here For iOS, click here.


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Step 3: 
Tap the Menu User-added image icon on the upper-left side of the screen.

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Step 4:
Tap Network Administration.


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Step 5:
By default, the Automatic Firmware Update feature is enabled and will upgrade the firmware whenever a new version is released.  If you have more than one node in your Velop network, each will be upgraded.
 

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If you turn OFF Automatic Firmware Update, you will be prompted when a new firmware release is available.  When this happens, tap Update now to upgrade the firmware.


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Step 6:
Do not unplug or restart your Velop system during a firmware upgrade.  Wait until the light on your node is solid blue, indicating that your Velop is ready.

 


LinksysSmartWiFi.com

Step 1:
On a computer connected to the Velop's WiFi, launch a web browser to access the LinksysSmartWiFi.com page.  For instructions, click
here.

Step 2:
Click Connectivity under Router Settings.


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Step 3:
By default, the Automatic box is checked to allow automatic firmware upgrades whenever a new version is released.  If you have more than one node in your Velop network, each will be upgraded.  If you disable this feature, you will have to click the Check for Updates button to check if a new firmware is available before you can upgrade your device.


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You will be prompted when a new firmware release is available.  When this happens, tap Update to upgrade the firmware.  If you have multiple nodes in the network, click on the arrowhead alongside Details to know which node needs the update.

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Step 4:

Do not unplug or restart your Velop system during a firmware upgrade.  Wait until the light on your node is solid blue, indicating that your Velop is ready.



Related Articles:
 

Manually upgrading the firmware of a Velop system
Setting up your Velop system to Bridge Mode
Velop Simple Setup in the Web UI


Related Video:

How to log in to the Linksys Velop's web interface (VIDEO)

 

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