How do I update the firmware on my DSL router


Upgrading firmware (in most cases) will reset all settings back to defaults. This includes the login passwords, the IP address and Internet connection settings provided by your ISP. Please ensure you have backed this information up before proceeding.

We recommend performing a reset to factory defaults after any firmware upgrade to avoid conflicts with prior configurations.

Do NOT upgrade firmware from a computer connected wirelessly. Use a computer that connects to the router using an Ethernet cable. You may cause the router to become inoperable due to the wireless connection dropping while theupgrade is in process.

To upgrade the firmware of your router, you will first need to download the required files from the D-Link Support page for this router. After saving it to a local storage device (e.g. harddrive),you will have to unzip the file.

Once this is done, log in to the web configuration interface, goto the TOOLS or MAINTENANCE tab and click on the UPDATE FIRMWARE button on theleft-hand side. Click on Browse, browse to andselect the file that you saved before, then click on Update Firmware or Firmware.

The router will then copy the new firmware into its memory and perform the update, after which it will reboot. This will take approximately three minutes.

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