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How to Fix Fail Update Linksys RE9000 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How updating your Linksys Range Extender works.
  • How to resolve problems when attempting to manually update your Linksys RE9000 Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Have access to your Range Extender.
  • Have access to your desktop or laptop computer. 
Linksys

1 Automatic Update

By default, your Linksys RE9000 Range Extender will automatically update itself when it is not in use; usually overnight.

You do not need to make any changes for this to happen, it takes place automatically by default.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How updating your Linksys Range Extender works.
  • How to resolve problems when attempting to manually update your Linksys RE9000 Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Have access to your Range Extender.
  • Have access to your desktop or laptop computer. 
Linksys

By default, your Linksys RE9000 Range Extender will automatically update itself when it is not in use; usually overnight.

You do not need to make any changes for this to happen, it takes place automatically by default.

  1. Unplug the power cable from the back of your Range Extender.
    Linksys RE9000 with power highlighted.
  2. Wait ten seconds.
    Wait 10 Seconds
  3. Plug the power cable back in.
  4. Wait one minute for the Range extender to start back up fully.
    Wait 60 Seconds
  5. Make sure your smartphone, computer, or other device has re-connected to your Range Extender's Wi-Fi Network.
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The next step in the troubleshooting process is to fully factory reset your Range Extender, and set it back up to ensure correct and proper configuration.

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