The software that runs on your router is referred to as firmware. After all, a router is a computer as well. Firmware, like any other software, can have problems, and it is updated regularly.
However, updating the firmware on your router is not the same as updating the software on your PC. To update the firmware of the Sagemcom fast 5260 routers, follow the steps below. They're simple to follow.
Step 1: Login to Sagemcom Fast 5260 Router.
Before you begin, you must first establish which firmware version your router is running. To do so, you'll need to log into your router.
Step 2: Find out the Router's Firmware Version.
Find the firmware version by looking through the router's interface. It should be highlighted boldly.
Step 3: Determine the Most Recent Firmware Version that is Available.
Visit the router company's website to see if fresh firmware is available. To find the most recent firmware version for your router model, go to the download area.
Step 4: Download the Latest Firmware.
You don't need to do anything further if your router already has the newest firmware. If not, install the most recent firmware version on your PC. Make sure you get the correct firmware for your router.
The firmware must match the router model exactly. Furthermore, many router models have revision numbers that must match.
Step 5: Download and Install the New Firmware on Sagemcom Fast 5260 Router.
Return to the router's interface in the previously opened browser window. See how to upgrade the router's firmware by going to the administrator page. This is usually an edit box with a browser button that allows you to choose the firmware image you wish to upgrade.
Start the process by selecting the firmware that you just downloaded.
Step 6: Be Patient and Wait for the Magic to Happen.
The new firmware should be loading into your router if you've done everything correctly up to this point. Do not switch off the router's power until the process is finished. Maybe it's time to take a break. Sing a little tune to take your mind off routers.
Step 7: The Router Reboots.
After the router has been updated, it should reboot. Log back into the router once it has rebooted to see if the version number has changed.
Step 8: You've Finished!
You have successfully updated the firmware on Sagemcom Fast 5260 router.