Generally, routers have firmware for functioning in the directed way or following user commands. The firmware controls the router actions, features, and service settings. The router’s firmware needs to be updated with time to maintain the router features new and also to support the advanced device, which is connecting to the router. Flashing a router is changing the firmware of the router, which is on the router’s flash memory. Use the following steps to flash a Linksys router safely;
Before starting to flash the router, connect the router and the computer to the same network through a wired or wireless network connection.
Download the firmware package:
Router firmware upgrade: