Linksys EA4500 Wi-Fi Router Firmware Update 2.1.41 Build 162351

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Date Added: September 08, 2014 / Release Date: July 31, 2014 / Publisher: Linksys / File Size: 20.5 MB
OS: Mac OS, Windows, Linux



  • The safest way to perform the firmware upgrade is to use a wired computer via web UI or Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Setup tool.
  • DO NOT power cycle the Router during the firmware upgrade process.

Note: If running Setup again after this firmware update, please use the latest version of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Setup from Older versions of Setup are not compatible with this newer version of firmware.

Many bug fixes and improvements included since previous version. Highlights:

  • Local login UI more closely matches cloud login UI. New product name is Linksys Smart Wi-Fi.
  • Added an option to Device List to allow clean up and rediscovery of all devices that user has not previously customized with a new name or icon.
  • Internet Explorer 11 now supported for local login.
  • Support for local UI login using Safari on iPads with iOS version 7 or 8.
  • Improved device discovery to discover more device models and reduce likelihood of duplicate devices appearing.
  • Text localization improved in many areas.
  • Local login allows for editing of Guest network SSID without modifying main network SSID. Note: this will trigger a router reboot in order to allow the new SSID to be broadcast.
  • Security fixes.
  • USB Storage layout improved and renamed as External Storage.
  • Default SSID changes when in factory reset state to LinksysXXXXX naming convention.
  • Security turned on by default when FTP feature enabled.
  • Improved URL blocking behavior in Parental Controls.
  • Fixed an issue where media files on a USB drive may be converted to folders.

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