Update or Change D-Link Wifi Router Firmware, Easy Steps

D-Link Wifi Router Firmware : WiFI Routers are devices that transfer data packets between two are more computers networks, Every router have an IP address given while manufacturing that router, using this router IP address users can access router web based frame or interference using default D-Link Router login and Password where you can manage router firmware update and passwords and other security settings.

The main purpose and theme of a router is to transfer IP data packets to one computer network to another computer network. A data packet reaches its destination only when packets destination address matches with router IP address. Every router consists of a routing table designed automatically by router or designed manually by user. Once the data packet received by the router, it searches routing table to find best way to send data packets to its destination address.

Router have ability to run more number of protocols at a time.Routes are distinguished on the basis of network, they are Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN). Local Area Networks will used in same offices and houses and buildings. A router in LAN of single organization is also known as interior network and exterior router transfers data packets between hosts in one LAN and another LAN’s host.

A router that is operated in the Internet backbone is described as exterior router, WiFI Routers are connected to a Local Area Network LAN  with the Wide Area Network WAN are called gateway router and border routers. There are so many router companies named as D-Link, TP-Link and etc. In above paragraphs we discussed about what is Router and how router works so, now we will discuss about how Wifi router works.

How WiFI Router Works?

Here we will explain how router works, below are some step wise points about how router works.

  • WiFI Routers Firmware will starts only after switching the router.
  • A routers operating system will be loaded in ram of routers.
  • Routers set up the network interfaces and routing protocols on it to run.
  • Every router consists of a routing table to match best way to send data packets to its destination address and these routing table is either designed manually or designed automatically by router.
  • When a data packet received by router, it refers its routing table to find best way to send data packet to its destination address.
  • The main purpose and theme of a router is to transfer IP data packets to one computer network to another computer network.
  • The router transmits the packet out the correct interface to the next router which repeats the process until the packet reaches the destination.

How to Update D-Link Wifi Router Firmware

Here is the procedure to update D-link Wireless WiFi Routers Firmware.

  • First of all open D-link support official website of http://support.dlink.com, or open “http://support.dlink.com /DIR-619L-ES” URL on your web browser and then download latest version of D-link firmware.
  • After downloading the firmware, log on to your d-link router using “http://dlinkrouter.local” or using IP address of router 192.168.0.01 and then login with necessary login and passwords.
  • After log on, click on advanced options as shown in below picture.
  • Then click on maintenance under advanced options and click on “Firmware Update” option under maintenance.
  • Under firmware upgrade click on browse option and then browse the d-link firmware location on your computer and then click on upload.
  • After some time it will show confirmation window and asks click to continue then click on continue button.

That’s it just follow above process to update d-link operating system.

How to change custom D-Link Wifi Router Firmware

Here are some top firmware’s they are.

  1. DD-WRT Firmware.
  2. Tomato Firmware
  3. Open WRTFirmware
  4. Free WRT Firmware
  5. ChilifireFirmware
  6. GragoyleFirmware

Many users want to change their default D-Link Wifi Router Firmware to custom firmware to use more features in router. Users who want to change their WiFi routers default firmware can follow below procedure.

  • First of all check whether the downloaded firmware is suitable to your router or not.
  • If it is not supported choose another one of custom firmware, my suggestion is that download DD-WRT firmware because it supports many routers.
  • To download DD-WRT open http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv3/index.php URL and then download the firmware.
  • After downloading the firmware, log on to your d-link router using “http://dlinkrouter.local” or using IP address of router “192.168.0.1” and then login with necessary login and passwords.
  • After log on, click on advanced options, and then click on maintenance under advanced options and click on “Firmware Update” option under maintenance.
  • Under firmware upgrade click on browse option and then browse the d-link firmware location on your computer and then click on upload.
  • After uploading it will show conformation message.

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