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How to Update a Linksys RE6350 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Update your Linksys RE6350 Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be at your computer or have your smartphone or tablet connected to your range extender.
Linksys

1 How to Update

Make sure your device is connected to your Range Extender via its Wi-Fi network before continuing.
  1. Open your preferred web browser.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. In the address bar at the top, enter extender.linksys.com and press Enter or Return.
    Chrome address bar with address entered and highlighted.
  3. Enter the password you set for your range extender, and select Login.
    Range Extender login screen with Password and Login button highlighted.
  4. Select Firmware Upgrade on the left.
    Range Extender configuration menu with Firmware Upgrade highlighted.
  5. After a few moments, any updates available will be shown under the current version, along with an option to update. If an update is available, select Update now.
    Firmware Upgrade showing up-to-date.

    Do not turn off or reset your Range Extender during the update process. Doing so can cause serious problems and result in the device no longer working.

    Wait for the update to finish before turning off or resetting the device.

  6. You may also wish to place a check next to Auto update range extender when improvements are available, then Save that change. That way, your Range Extender will take care of updating itself in the future.
    Automatic update checked with Save button highlighted.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Update your Linksys RE6350 Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be at your computer or have your smartphone or tablet connected to your range extender.
Linksys
Make sure your device is connected to your Range Extender via its Wi-Fi network before continuing.
  1. Open your preferred web browser.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. In the address bar at the top, enter extender.linksys.com and press Enter or Return.
    Chrome address bar with address entered and highlighted.
  3. Enter the password you set for your range extender, and select Login.
    Range Extender login screen with Password and Login button highlighted.
  4. Select Firmware Upgrade on the left.
    Range Extender configuration menu with Firmware Upgrade highlighted.
  5. After a few moments, any updates available will be shown under the current version, along with an option to update. If an update is available, select Update now.
    Firmware Upgrade showing up-to-date.

    Do not turn off or reset your Range Extender during the update process. Doing so can cause serious problems and result in the device no longer working.

    Wait for the update to finish before turning off or resetting the device.

  6. You may also wish to place a check next to Auto update range extender when improvements are available, then Save that change. That way, your Range Extender will take care of updating itself in the future.
    Automatic update checked with Save button highlighted.