Updating firmware for linksys
the default utility that is used to manage the Linksys wifi routers from nay remote location.
That means, you will be able to manage your router advance configurations from any remote location.
Besides security fixes, your router manufacturer may have found a way to enhance your router’s overall performance, which is always a good thing.
If you don’t update your firmware then you won’t be able to take advantage of any speed boosting upgrades that your router manufacturer might release in an update.
One good reason why your router manufacturer may put out a firmware update is because they are trying to fix a vulnerability that was detected in the current firmware, updated firmware is similar to system updates (as in Microsoft’s Windows Update).
Your router’s firmware is basically the operating system that is specifically designed to run on your specific make and model of router (unless you are using a multi-router compatible open source firmware such as DD-WRT).
Usually, your router manufacturer will provide firmware updates for your specific make and model of router, via their website, or via a tool within the administrative console of your router (typically accessible via a web browser).
To access linksyssmart wifi account settings, firstly launch a web browser and type (HTTP://
Linksys Smart Wifi.com) in address bar of your browser, a login screen will appear, in case of incorrect username and password try resetting the password, click on forgot password option & then follow on screen instructions.This helps prevent outsiders from attempting to administer your router.