Before you can update your router firmware, you need to access your router.
To do that, you need to enter a specific address in your browser.
Click on the ‘OK’ button to access the Netgear Administration Interface.
Keeping your router's firmware up to date improves the performance of the device and helps to protect your network against the latest security threats.
You can inspect to make sure if there is the latest firmware version, and even install it, via the ‘Firmware Upgrade’ section of the Netgear’s Administration Interface.
These are the steps for checking the latest available firmware for your Netgear routers.
Here are steps for updating the downloaded firmware for Netgear routers.
Upgrading the firmware of your Netgear router can add more features, repair bugs and improve the router’s performance.
Attach one cable’s end to the LAN port on your router and the other end of the port on your PC.
Step 2: Open your web browser and then input the router’s IP address (192.168.1.1’), which is usually found on the bottom or back of the router, in the address bar of your browser.
The firmware on your Netgear router can be updated using either the automated or the manual method.