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How to Update a Linksys RE9000 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Update your Linksys RE9000 Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be at your computer or have your smartphone or tablet connected to your range extender.
Linksys

1 Update

Make sure your device is connected to your Range Extender via its Wi-Fi network, or physically using an Ethernet cable 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.
    Login to Range Extender with password field and Login button highlighted.
  4. Select Firmware Upgrade on the left.
    List of management options for Range Extender 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.
    Firmware update check.

    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.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Update your Linksys RE9000 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, or physically using an Ethernet cable 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.
    Login to Range Extender with password field and Login button highlighted.
  4. Select Firmware Upgrade on the left.
    List of management options for Range Extender 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.
    Firmware update check.

    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.