UPGRADE to check any available update and upgrade the firmware.
You can find the current firmware version here. If your router is connected to the Internet, it will check for the newer firmware version available for download.
Note: It is suggested to uncheck Keep setting. If you keep the settings and encounter problems after the upgrade, please reset the router.
Local Upgrade to upload a firmware file to the router. Simply drag and drop your firmware file to the area indicated.
Official OpenWrt/LEDE firmware
You can download the official firmware from our website.
- GL-AR150 series: https://dl.gl-inet.com/firmware/ar150/
- GL-AR300M series: https://dl.gl-inet.com/firmware/ar300m/
Find the available firmwares from the folder according to your device model, and they are located in different sub-folders:
v1: Official GL.iNet OpenWrt/LEDE firmware.
vlean: Clean versions of OpenWrt/LEDE firmware with Luci admin page only.
tor: Tor firmware.
testing: Beta version of GL.iNet OpenWrt/LEDE firmware.
nand *(AR300M only)*: Firmware for the 128MB Nand flash of GL-AR300M and GL-AR300M-Ext.
Note: The firmware files inside the Nand folder are for GL-AR300M and GL-AR300M-Ext only since these two models have 128MB Nand flash. You have to upload by using the .tar file. The .img file can only be used in Uboot.
Compile your own firmware
You can compile your own firmware and flash to the router. Please refer to github.com/domino-team/openwrt-cc.
Third party firmware
You may also try other firmwares such as DDWRT.
Note: If you uploaded an incompatible firmware thus bricked the router, please use Uboot to re-install the correct firmware.
You can enable auto upgrade. The router will search for available update and upgrade automatically according to the time that you set.