Firmware update: Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000) 1.0.5.48

Nov

30

2015

Netgear has released new firmware for its AC1900 Nighthawk Smart Wi-Fi Router, also referred to as R7000. This router can transmit on both the 2.4GHz and the 5GHz band and receive data, and has a theoretical throughput of up to 1300 Mbit / s. In addition, five Gigabit Ethernet ports are provided, one of which is on the WAN side and the other four can be used internally, and a USB 2.0 and a USB 3.0 connection available. The version number of this firmware release is firmly put in 1.0.5.48 and the changelog is as follows:

New Features:

Supports Smart Connect. Smart Connect intelligently selects the fastest 2.4 or 5 GHz Wi-Fi band for each device on your network. To set up your NETGEAR router, see Configuring Smart Connect on Nighthawk R7000.
Supports the Kwilt iOS photo manager app-which can be used to view and share photos stored on the USB drive connected to the R7000, as well as from other sources like DropBox, OneDrive, Facebook etc. See Viewing photos on external USB hard drive ( HDD) connected to Night Hawk router using Kwilt.
Supports NETGEAR Downloader (Beta). NETGEAR Downloader (Bets) Allows you to directly download files from the Internet to a USB drive connected to the router. To set up your NETGEAR router, see How to configure the NETGEAR Downloader feature
OpenVPN supports the mobile client (iOS and Android) app-which gives you easy and secure remote access to your home network.
Android: How do I use VPN service with my Android device?
iOS: How do I use VPN service with my iOS device?
SSL sends log reports via email. Allows email notification to be set up on your Nighthawk router. To set up your NETGEAR router, see Configuring e-mail notification on Nighthawk router.
Supports WiFi Transmit Power Control. WiFi Transmit Power Control Reduces WiFi power to just cover your home network and Reduces WiFi interference in the neighborhood.

Other Enhancements:

Supports IGMP proxy for British Telecom.
Improves port forwarding by allo wing fixed and range of ports to be added to one rule.
Improves the QoS GUI.
Supports IP-MAC binding for the PR region.
Supports Super WiFi for the PR region.
Supports DNS 3322 for the PR region.
Supports Russian WAN port IPTV installation and support.

Bug fixes:

ReadySHARE Printer Vulnerability issue.
Fixes Web GUI missing genius app download page When acces sing from Windows 10 Edge browser.
iTunes 12.1 support.

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