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How to Update a D-Link DAP-1520 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to update the firmware of your D-Link range extender.

1 Update Firmware

  1. Launch the browser that you use to go online.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to http://dlinkap.local and login with the admin password that is set on the range extender. If you haven't set up an admin password, you don't need to enter one to login.
    Address bar highlighted in internet browser.
  3. In the range extender's web interface click or tap Management in the top right.
    Management option highlighted in range extender's web interface.
  4. Then select Upgrade from the drop down menu.
    Upgrade option highlighted in menu of range extender's web interface.
  5. Click or tap Check for New Firmware. If a new firmware version is found, its details will be displayed. Click Upgrade Firmware to start the update process.
    Check for New Firmware button highlighted in range extender web interface.
  6. Wait for the update to complete and follow any additional instructions.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to update the firmware of your D-Link range extender.
  1. Launch the browser that you use to go online.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to http://dlinkap.local and login with the admin password that is set on the range extender. If you haven't set up an admin password, you don't need to enter one to login.
    Address bar highlighted in internet browser.
  3. In the range extender's web interface click or tap Management in the top right.
    Management option highlighted in range extender's web interface.
  4. Then select Upgrade from the drop down menu.
    Upgrade option highlighted in menu of range extender's web interface.
  5. Click or tap Check for New Firmware. If a new firmware version is found, its details will be displayed. Click Upgrade Firmware to start the update process.
    Check for New Firmware button highlighted in range extender web interface.
  6. Wait for the update to complete and follow any additional instructions.