Orbi Firmware Update

Keep the Orbi router firmware up-to-date to enhance the network security, extend the Wi-Fi speed, and get stable connections. The firmware update brings some useful features as well as fixes previous bugs. The latest updates offer the enhanced and smooth experience to the users. Look for the latest updates for the Orbi device and download, install them on your computer system.

How to manually update the firmware on my Orbi router and satellite?

Follow the below three steps to manually update the firmware of the Netgear Orbi Wi-Fi system:

Step 1: Download the firmware for both the Orbi router and the satellite

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  • Visit the Netgear download center to download the firmware for your satellite. Save the downloaded file on the desktop and unzip it when needed.
  • Now, launch a browser on the computer system that is connected to the Orbi router through an Ethernet cable.
  • Type the orbilogin.com the default web address in the browser’s address bar to open the Orbi login page. Alternatively, you can use the Orbi admin IP address for the same.
  • When you reach the Orbi admin page, enter the username and password in their respective fields. Pree the login button to get access to the basic home page of the device.
  • Afterward, navigate through the Advanced settings on the Orbi’s web-configuration page. Under advanced settings, select the Administration and then select the Firmware Update option.
  • Next, click on the Manual option to open the firmware update page.

This is the firmware downloading process for the Orbi wifi system. The next step is to update the downloaded firmware. It is advised that you should update the firmware on your Orbi satellite first and then update the router’s firmware. Also, don’t update the firmware on both the units simultaneously.

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Step 2: Update the firmware on the Orbi Satellite

  • On the firmware update page, tick the checkbox next to the satellite’s model number.
  • Next, click the Update tab to initiate the updating process.
  • On the satellite firmware update page, you would be asked for the admin password. Enter the same you used for the Orbi main router.
  • Now, click on the Browse button and locate the downloaded firmware file on your desktop.
  • Click on the Upload button to upload the firmware for the satellite. The updating process will start and it will take a little bit of time to complete the process.

With the above steps, you can successfully complete the process of the satellite firmware update. Now, jump to the next step to update the Orbi router’s firmware.

Step 3: Update the firmware on the Orbi Router

  • For this, you need to visit the orbilogin.net again to access the basic home page.
  • Navigate through the Admin settings to open the Firmware Update page.
  • Then, click on the Manual Update option to continue the process.
  • Again, click the Browse button and this time you have to locate the firmware file for the router.
  • Select the firmware file on the desktop and click the Upload button to start the installation.
  • Wait for the router to complete the updating process. Once completed, you can click on the Status tab to check the firmware version.

In case, you face any trouble during the whole process, you can take help from us. Our expert team will provide you with advanced troubleshooting tips to fix your issues.