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How to upgrade Mikrotik RouterOS

How to upgrade Mikrotik RouterOS

Use this guide to upgrade your Mikrotik routers operating system to the latest version.

Browse to Web Interface

  • Open a web browser of your choice (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) and browse to
  • When prompted for a Login and Password, enter “admin” in both fields and click the Login button.
  • If the default password does not work, please contact us and we will provide you with the password we have on file.
  • Depending on your circumstances. you may have also received some installation instructions listing the password, these would also be listed along with your Wi-Fi Password.

Upgrade RouterOS over internet

  • In the left-hand menu, navigate to System and then Packages.
  • Click the “Check for Updates” button.
  • Ensure Channel is set to “current” and then click “Download & Install“.
  • The router will now download the upgrade file and apply it. This will result in your router rebooting to apply the update.
  • Please wait a few minutes for the update to apply, internet/phone access should resume normal functionality within 10-15 minutes.
  • If for any reason, the upgrade does not complete or you face connectivity issues after following this procedure, please contact us.

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