D-link Firmware Update

Firmware manages the router’s functioning and as the new firmware versions are released, it is important to update the router with new updated versions of firmware. Similarly, D-link releases new firmware versions timely with added features to enhance the router’s performance and also adds bug fixing solutions; therefore, it is highly advised to perform D-link firmware updates regularly to solve any technical glitches. D-link firmware update would ensure smooth functioning of the router.

 As a matter of fact, the new D-link router models are set to update firmware automatically without requiring logging into the router’s web GUI by the users to update the firmware whereas, the older models of D-link router need to be updated manually  to upload the new firmware version through dlinkrouter.local login.

D-link firmware update process via dlinkrouter.local:

To update the D-link firmware, you must download the Router Firmware file from the official D-link website. It is downloaded as a zipped file which should be safely uploaded followed dlinkrouter.local firmware update after unzipping it prior to upload. It is possible to allow manual or automatic downloading of the firmware and then proceed to d-link firmware update process through dlinkrouter.local login.

To access D-link firmware update with automatic downloading of firmware:

  • Open any web browser on your computer to access the d-link router’s web GUI.
  •  Navigate to dlinkrouter.local default web protocol address to D-link router login from browser.
  • If dlinkrouter.local login fails to access the web GUI, try D-link router login using the default IP gateway 192.168.0.1 from address bar.
  • The D-link router login page prompts up.
  • You must enter the D-link router default login information in the given dlink login fields.
  • Enter d-link router login username as admin and the password field should be left blank as set by default. 
  • Click on Login and you enter the web GUI interface of D-link router.
  • Go to the D-link Router settings.
  • Select advanced option on settings page.
  • Click on administration tab in it.
  • Choose the firmware update or Router update option (varies from model to model). 
  • The router would check for any new firmware updates available.
  •  If any firmware update is available, a prompt message would appear as available to download. 
  • To allow automatic d-link firmware update, click on the download option.
  •  This would download the firmware of your Router as well as automatically upload it. 
  • The dlink router would reboot as the update goes on and restart once the firmware upgrade is complete.
  • The D-link firmware update completes within no time.

To access D-link firmware update with manual downloading of firmware:

  • Open any web browser on your computer to access the d-link router’s web GUI.
  •  Navigate to dlinkrouter.local default web protocol address to D-link router login from browser.
  • If dlinkrouter.local login fails to access the web GUI, try D-link router login using the default IP gateway 192.168.0.1 from address bar.
  • The D-link router login page prompts up.
  • You must enter the D-link router default login information in the given dlink login fields.
  • Enter d-link router login username as admin and the password field should be left blank as set by default. 
  • Click on Login and you enter the web GUI interface of D-link router.
  • Go to the D-link Router settings.
  • Select advanced option on settings page.
  • Click on the administration tab in it.
  • Choose the firmware update or Router update option (varies from model to model). 
  • Click on the check or browse button.
  • Browse for the new downloaded firmware file saved earlier.
  • To allow manual d-link firmware update, click on the upload option.
  •  This would upload the new unzipped firmware file of your Router as well as automatically upload it. 
  • The dlink router would reboot as the update goes on and restart once the firmware upgrade is complete.
  • The D-link firmware update completes within no time.
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