How to Initiate and Complete Netgear CAX30 Firmware Update?

Netgear Nighthawk router

Netgear CAX30 is a modem router, which you can connect directly to the ISP server. Here in this blog post, you will get to know about how to complete Netgear CAX30 firmware update with the help of simple steps.

Before starting the update process, if you have connected and completed Netgear extender setup, then disconnect it first.

Netgear CAX30 Firmware Update

To update your Netgear CAX30 device, you have to access the interface through your computer. Then, follow down given points.

Log in to Interface

  1. To reach to the login page, first connect the computer to the router device through the LAN cable.
  2. Then choose the updated web browser and type in the login URL or IP 192.168.1.
  3. Search the mentioned link or IP, and you will reach to the login page of the interface.
  4. On this page, you have to enter the username and password, then click on the Log In button to launch the interface page.

Start Firmware Update

  1. On the interface page, just go into the settings tab.
  2. Scroll down and click on the Firmware option.
  3. You will see information about the current running firmware version.
  4. You can also search here new versions and download it.
  5. After download the version file, just paste it in the Firmware tab.
  6. Click on the Install button and the update will start.

Reboot to Install

  1. After installing the firmware version in the Netgear CAX30 system, the device usually reboots automatically.
  2. If it does not restarting, then you have to reboot the device manually.
  3. To reboot, just find the power button and press it twice.
  4. One time press will turn the device off, second time hit on the button will restart the device.

Now, we will share some of the troubleshooting tips and solutions to make the Netgear CAX30 firmware update process easy and secure.

Troubleshooting Tips

There are four tips and solutions that you can use to make the update process fast and secure, let’s look at them one by one.

Use Updated Browser

To update the firmware of the Netgear CAX30, you must use updated browser. To update, just go in to the browser settings and select the About tab. Here, you have to check if the new version is available or not. If it is, then install it. 

Use Computer Instead Phone

Yes, you can use your mobile phone to update the firmware of the Netgear device, but we recommend computer or laptop to do it. You must access the interface using the or, download the firmware update, and install it in the device.

Check Physical Connection First

Physical connection means linked cables to the Netgear CAX30. Make sure that the modem router is connected to the ISP via coaxial cable which is in good condition. Don’t use any damaged cables, if you find any damaged or cut on the cables, then replace it right away.

Reboot If Device is Not Updating

If the Netgear device is not updating, then you can reboot the it with help of applying some steps written down here.

  1. Find the power button on the device and press it twice to restart.
  2. The second way to restart the device is disconnect the power cord from the wall socket and reconnect it again.

If you have connected a extender to the CAX30, then you must also update its firmware by accessing the Netgear extender login interface.

End Lines

Here in this blog, you have read points and learned how to initiate and complete Netgear CAX30 firmware update. We have also shared troubleshooting tips and solutions to make the updating process smooth and secure.