You can update Linksys router using manual or automatic method. The firmware must be updated constantly to keep the router secure. A Firmware update ensure that the router stays compatible with the latest media devices so that the user doesn’t have to go around buying new routers every time they wish to buy a new media device. All the important data of the user passes through the router such as the private information of the user, their emails and passwords, their banking information when they buy something online and more. The firmware update is to ensure that the security on the router is kept up to date as well.