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Updating the firmware of your Belkin range extender

This article will guide you on how to upgrade the firmware of your Belkin range extender.  Follow the steps below to learn how.

Downloading the firmware
Updating the range extender

 
Step 1:
Launch a web browser and access the Belkin Support site. 

Step 2:
Enter the model number of your Belkin range extender in the Enter model # field and press [Enter].
 
QUICK TIP:  If you don't know the model number of your device, click on the How do I find my model number? link.
 
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NOTE:  In this example, the Belkin F9K1111 is used.
 
Step 3:
Select your device.
 
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Step 4:
Under DOWNLOADS, select the firmware file.
 
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Step 5:
          Click the Download link.
 
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Step 6:
Select the Save File radio button then click OK.

NOTE:  Some browsers may automatically download your firmware file.  Images may vary depending on your browser and operating system (OS).
 
Updating the range extender
 
IMPORTANT:  Make sure that your computer is connected to the range extender using an ethernet cable for stable connectivity.  It is NOT recommended to update the firmware wirelessly as interruptions may cause permanent damage to the range extender.  Both the Belkin F9K1127 and Belkin F9K1126 do not have an ethernet port.  For instructions on how to upgrade the Belkin F9K1127 and Belkin F9K1126, click here.

NOTE:  Images may vary depending on your range extender model.
 
Step 1:
Once you have downloaded the firmware, open a web browser and enter "http://belkin.range/" in the Address bar, then press [Enter].

QUICK TIP: You can also use 192.168.206.1 to access the range extender's web-based setup page​.
 
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Step 2:
Click Login.
 
Step 3:
Enter your range extender's Password then click Submit.

NOTE:  If you haven't set up a Password, leave the field blank then click Submit.
 
Step 4:
Select Firmware Update.
 
Step 5:
Click Browse... or Choose File button and select the firmware that you have downloaded, then click Open.
 
Step 6:
Click Update.
 
Step 7:
When the prompt appears, click OK.
 
Step 8:
Another prompt would appear stating that the device will not respond during the upgrade.  Click OK.
 
Wait while your firmware is being updated.

IMPORTANT:  Do NOT unplug, power OFF, or restart the range extender while the firmware is updating.

 
You should now have successfully updated the firmware of your Belkin range extender.

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