KEEPING AP ROUTER’S FIRMWARE
How can I update the firmware on my router? Is the firmware update
I wish to update the firmware on my home network access point (AP) router.
How to use
1. Firmware update procedures will vary according to respective router manufacturers. Please
refer to router user’s manual.
You can also access the Internet for respective router manufacturer’s website for directions.
Another useful website would be http://portforward.com/.
2. Firmware update is necessary to keep your router compatible with various devices while
maintaining its peak Wi-Fi optimal performance. Router manufacturers are not in the habit of
notifying end-users or publicly promote / advertise any new latest firmware upgrade. End-users
need to look for those every now and then.
3. Compatibility issues may arise with IEEE 802.11ac or Wi-Fi chipset vendors (BRCM, Qualcomm,
MTK) in smartphone devices.