How to Update MR1600 Motorola Firmware – Modems

MD1600 – Firmware Update Install Instructions


Note: It is very necessary that there are no interruptions to the upgrade process of the firmware as it could cause irreparable damage to the unit. We always recommend that you should use an Ethernet cable connection from your computer to the router. In this article we will guide you on how to update MR1600 Motorola Firmware.

If you are using your laptop, you need to make sure that it has sufficient power to complete the process.

Download the firmware file to your computer and make a note of the location that you saved it to.


Install Instructions:

Connect your computer to router with an Ethernet cable.

Open any web browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.) Type in 192.168.0.1 into the web address bar.

Enter the username: admin

Enter the password: motorola

Click Login

Click Advanced which is at the top menu:

On the left hand side, click Management > Update Software:

Click Choose File:

Go to location on your computer where you have saved the firmware file and click on the file.

Then click OPEN.

Now click Update Software. You will see the progress at the bottom left side of your screen.

Once the firmware upgrade has been completed, your MD1600 will automatically reboot. Close the browser and wait for the power light to turn solid green (on the modem).

Once the power light is solid green, you can surely open your browser and log back in to the modem if you would like.

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