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Upgrading the Linksys RE6800 AC1750 Wi-Fi Range Extender’s firmware

Firmware updates are bug fixes and functionality enhancements for the Linksys RE6800.  This product has an Auto Firmware Update feature, which automatically updates the device whenever there is a new firmware available.  Alternatively, you can update the firmware of the range extender through its web-based setup page by following the steps below.
  
Step 1:
Access your Linksys RE6800’s web-based setup page.  To know how, click here.
 
Step 2:
On the web-based setup page, click Firmware Upgrade under Administration.
 
Step 3:
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 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.

 
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NOTE:  If you would like for future firmware files to automatically update, select the Auto update checkbox.
 
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Manual update
 
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.  
 
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Step 4:
Click Save.
 
Step 5:
Click Start Upgrade and wait for the upgrade to finish.  DO NOT powercycle the Linksys RE6800 while it is performing the upgrade.

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