How To Update Orbi NBK752 Firmware

First of all, before we delve into the business of how to update Orbi NBK752 firmware, let’s begin by saying that the WiFi system has become common place in not so recent times, as we always need them both in our offices and homes.

With the rise of remote jobs, Smart TVs and other household equipment that require internet connection, almost every home now has a WiFi system to keep it going and one of such is the Orbi NBK752 model.

Learn how to connect your Smart TV to a WiFi in this article.

So, if you are interested in learning about  Orbi and how to update the Orbi NBK752 firmware, then you are in the right place. Sit back and read this article all the way through without any skips, as it promises to give you all the necessary information about the simple steps you can take to update your Orbi NBK752 firmware.

Orbi Router

What makes the Orbi WiFi thick, is the fact that it provides a single WiFi network for your entire home. Once you have an Orbi WiFi System, you have one network name and password, and you don’t need to change networks as you move around your home.

Designed as  a 2-in-1 device, with a built-in cable modem and a router that can offer Wi-Fi coverage of up to 4,000 square feet,  Orbi NBK752 provides you  convenience, so you do not even have to carry your Wi-Fi system everywhere in the house.  

Orbi NBK752 is able to do this, because of its multiple nodes. With that, you can just connect  to the Wi-Fi node closest to you and get the work done as soon as your need it done.Update Orbi NBK752 Firmware

How To Download and Update Orbi NBK752 Firmware

If you are new to the Orbi NBK752 device, then you will first of all, have to download your Orbi firmware before updating it.

So, the guidelines below will walk you through how to update Orbi NBK752  firmware to the latest version.

  • From the NETGEAR Download Center, download the firmware for your router, then save it to your desktop, and unzip the file if needed.
  • Then, using a computer that is connected to your Orbi router via an Ethernet cable (wired), launch a web browser from a computer.
  • Note: It is not advisable to use a computer that is connected wirelessly to the router to upload the firmware, because a wireless firmware update might corrupt the router’s firmware, rendering it unusable.
  • Then, enter on your browser universal resource locator [URL].
  • Enter the user name and password.
  • Note: The user name is admin. Enter the password that you created during the initial setup. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
  • Then select the commands in these order, Advanced >> Administration >> Firmware Update.
  • Click the Manual Update tab.
  • The firmware update page displays.

Note: It is advised that you always update the firmware on your Orbi satellite(s) first, and then update your router as it is not exactly safe to update both at the same.

How To Update Orbi NBK752 Firmware(Satellite)

With you being able to successfully download your  Orbit Satellite and Router firmware, you can now go ahead to update the Orbi NBK752 firmware.

Updating firmware does what routine medications do. They keep you healthy without you having to go to the Doctor every now and then. Same way, when you regularly update the firmware of your OrbiNBK752, issues in your router and satellite are automatically resolved.

Many times when users contact the Orbi support, they are suggested to check and update the firmware version of their Orbi devices. That’s to show you how important it is to update the firmware of Orbi satellite and routers. So,  to update your Orbi NBK752 firmware;

  • Select the check box next to your satellite’s model name.
  • Then click the Update button. The Orbi satellite Firmware Update window opens.
  • If the browser asks you for the admin password, enter the same password you entered for the Orbi router.
  • Click the BROWSE button, then locate and select the file that ends in .img or .chk on your desktop.
  • Be careful not to select the wrong file.
  • Click the UPLOAD button to upload the firmware file.
  • It takes a few minutes to complete the process.
  • After Orbi satellite finishes updating, select Status and double-checks the firmware version on the Status page.
  • The firmware on your Orbi satellite is updated.
  • Return to
  • The BASIC Home page displays.
  • Go back to the Firmware Update page.
  • Then follow the commands in these order Advanced >> Administration >> Firmware Update.
  • Click the Manual Update tab.
  • Click the Browse button, then locate and select the file that ends in .img on your desktop.
  • You want to be careful, so as not to select the wrong file.
  • Click the UPLOAD button to upload the firmware file.
  • It takes a few minutes to finish the process.
  • Then, click the YES button to continue.
  • After the Orbi router finishes updating, double-check the firmware version in the upper-right corner.
  • The firmware on your Orbi NBK752 router is updated.

Why Your Orbi NBK752 Firmare Not Not Updating

Have you been trying to update your Orbi NBK752, without any success? Then, these are the possible reasons for that error.

Poor Internet Connection:

A poor internet connection will hinder the process of your Orbi firmware update. So, you will have to check your internet connection to correct that.

Ensure The Orbi Firmware Update is Compatible

If the version of the firmware you are trying to update is not compatible with the exact  Orbi model you have, then you will have challenges updating the firmware.

Avoid Other Processes on Your System

Before you launch the update of Orbi NBK752 firmware, you want to make sure that you do not have other processes running on your PC as that can pose a problem to your update. So, ensure that you refresh your PC for a smooth update of your Orbi NBK752 firmware. 

If you are not yet sure what brand of WiFi system to go for, we recommend the Netgear Orbi, especially if you have a large space for a house or office and do not want the inconvenience of  carrying the WiFi hardware around and we will also love to recommend the Orbi NBK752 model along with it.

So, once you have gotten your router, above are the steps you have to follow to download and update the Orbi NBK752 firmware.

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