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Recently, NETGEAR released an article about the new firmware updates to address multiple security vulnerabilities.

Updating your router’s firmware can help improve your home network’s security. It is recommended to install the latest available updates always to keep your network safe and secure. Here are the essential things to know when updating your device’s firmware:


Know the Device Model Number

You may check the model number from the following:

  • Printed on the device package or the sticker at the bottom of the router.
  • On your Home Network Security app, go to Devices, then look for Primary Router. Tap it to see the details, including the router model.
Install Firmware Updates

Get the latest updates from the NETGEAR website:

  1. Open the link below using any computer connected to your NETGEAR router:
    Security Advisory for Multiple Vulnerabilities on Some Routers, Mobile Routers, Modems, Gateways, and Extenders
  2. Look for your router model, then click the firmware version to view the instructions on how to update firmware.
  3. Follow the instructions to install the updates.
    • Make sure that you have a stable power supply connected to your device when doing a firmware update.
    • For further assistance, contact your router’s manufacturer.