How do I update my Thomson router firmware?
Re-flashing the firmware Navigate to the firmware flashing utility you saved to your computer earlier and double-click the setup.exe file. Choose ‘English’ as the preferred language and click ‘OK’. You should be presented with the following splash screen. Click ‘Upgrade your Thomson Gateway’.
Can I update router firmware wirelessly?
It is NOT recommended to update the firmware via Wi-Fi as it may cause permanent damage to the router. Use another browser if your default browser does not work. Alternatively, you can use another computer to perform the upgrade. Download the correct firmware and version for your device.
Can you update modem firmware?
Firmware is the software programmed into your modem that makes it run. Occasional updates are important to add new features and keep the modem’s performance at its best. In many cases, your modem will install updates automatically. You can do this through the Utilities section of your modem’s online settings.
Do I need to update router firmware?
It’s important to regularly update router firmware to keep the security features up to date. “So if it’s compromised, it can really impact your privacy and the security of your devices.”
How do you know if your router needs an update?
The easiest method is to use the router’s mobile app, which typically has an option to manually check for updates. (The name of the menu or setting will vary by brand.) You can also look at your router’s web app, which is accessed by typing an IP address—often 192.168. 0.1 or 192.168.
How do I know if my router has the latest firmware?
Once you access your router settings, go to ADVANCED > Administration. Choose the Firmware Update or Router Update button. Click the Check button. The router will now check for available updates.
How do I check my routers firmware?
How do I view the firmware version of my cable modem or modem…
- Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to your network.
- Enter your cable modem or modem router’s user name and password. The user name is admin.
- Select ADVANCED. The firmware version displays.
Will updating router firmware increase speed?
If you already have a wireless N router, a firmware update may still increase your network’s reliability, speed and security. You’ll need to check your router’s manual or the manufacturer’s website for step-by-step instructions.
How do I upgrade the firmware on my Thomson router?
Find a tool to replace the router firmware. Use the Thomson update tool Upgrade-ST-Version-4_7_2-with-BE-_-02-585.zip or the Bethere broadband upgrade software. Please note the Thomson tool includes a copy of the original O2 firmware and one for the Bethere firmware. Decide which firmware profile you would like to use.
How do I upgrade my Thomson gateway to SpeedTouch?
Once you have downloaded the upgrade wizard and extracted the content double-click setup.exe to start the upgrade wizard. Select your language and click OK. To continue click Upgrade your Thomson Gateway. To search for a SpeedTouch/Thomson router attached to your network click Next.
How do I replace the router firmware?
Find a tool to replace the router firmware. Use the Thomson update tool Upgrade-ST-Version-4_7_2-with-BE-_-02-585.zip or the Bethere broadband upgrade software. Please note the Thomson tool includes a copy of the original O2 firmware and one for the Bethere firmware.
Can I replace my Thomson TG585v7 with something more flexible?
If you have a Thomson TG585v7 used on O2 and thus with the O2 firmware you might like to replace this firmware with something more flexible and powerful. Moreover, in my experience, the O2 firmware will not allow you to run the router on another broadband service so let’s replace it following these general guide steps :