Having an updated firmware for your wifi extender is always beneficial and could never be seen as a waste of time and resource. With having a fully updated firware in the dlink wifi extender, being setup with the help of dlinkap setup wizard; you would never have to worry about comfortable internet usage in any device. You may never face issues with regard to download and upload when you have an updated firmware for your dlink wifi extender. So, with this being said, it wouldn’t be fair, if this article doesn’t speak about how to upgrade the firmware for the dlink wifi extender you have. Here you go on how to do it –
- With your browser, check into the website – http://dlinkap.local.
- Use your login ID given to you at the time of installation and if you have not changed to a new password yet, you could just click in directly with the password field being left blank.
- On logging in, you would find an option called “Management” in the right top corner next to “System” option. Choose Management> Upgrade.
- Now, you could take two tracks – either automatic upgrade or manual upgrade.
After going into the upgrade option, click up the firmware information and check for updates. If there is any new updates yet to be applied on the firmware, it would indicate you about it and thus, the process of auto upgrading your firwamre for dlink wifi extender built with the dlinkap setup wizard, near the end. Opting the auto upgrade is a much easier process and it involves not much of focused attention to it. Just click up the upgrade option and you could carry on with your other works without worrying.
This is quite the same process as auto upgrade process, but with few beforehand work to be done. In the auto upgrade, the device identifies and looks out for upgrade. This is not the same in case of manual upgrade of the extender constructed using the dlinkap setup wizard. You would have to download the upgrade file from the dlink website.
After downloading, you could click upgrade manually in your login account and choose the file from your device that contains the firmware upgrade. After this, click up the “Upload” option for starting the dlinkap setup wizard created firmware upgrade process.
So, this is how you upgrade your firmware for the wi-fi extender, successfully.