Firmware Installation for GLI GL-AR150 Devices

The GLI GL-AR150 can be purchased here from Amazon and you can install the firmware yourself in just a few minutes.

How to Install the MyWiFi Firmware on the GLI GL-AR150:

  1. Add the GL-AR150 device to your MyWiFi account and save the firmware .bin
  2. Plug-in your device to a power source 
  3. Find the device SSID and connect to it (default password is printed on rear)
  4. Once connected, in your browser visit http://192.168.8.1
  5. Follow the prompts (language, timezone, set password)
  6. Click on Firmware in the left-hand menu then click the Upload Firmware button
  7. Drag the firmware .bin file (from Step 1) into the upload panel
  8. Wait for processing/check to finish
  9. Uncheck Keep Settings, and click upgrade
  10. Wait around 3 minutes (don’t power down your device while upgrading)

Step-by-Step Screenshots

Add the device to your MyWiFi account and download the GLI GL-AR150 firmware .bin


Plug in your device to a power source

Find the device SSID and connect to it (default password is printed on the back)

Once connected, in your browser visit http://192.168.8.1

Follow the prompts (language, timezone, set password)

Click on Firmware on left menu

Click on Firmware on left menu then click the Upload Firmware button

Wait for processing/check to finish

Uncheck Keep Settings, and click upgrade

Wait around 3 minutes (don’t power down your device while upgrading)

Troubleshooting

Only perform the following steps if the process above was unsuccessful.

How to Unbrick Your GLI GL-AR150

In case your firmware installation is unsuccessful and you are unable to boot the device, please follow these steps to reset your device and install the firmware:

  1. Plug-in an ethernet cable to the LAN port off your device.
  2. First press and hold the Reset button firmly.
  3. While holding the Reset button, power on your device.
  4. The LEDs will start to blink.
  5. After a few seconds, release the button when you see the LEDs flash 5 times.
  6. The device will enter Uboot Web UI automatically.
  7. Set your computer’s IP address to: 192.168.1.2
  8. User Firefox or Chrome to visit the url: http://192.168.1.1
  9. Select the MyWiFi GLI GL-AR150 firmware .bin file and upload it to the device. 

Wait around 3 minutes (don’t power down your device while upgrading).

Screenshots for Steps 9-10
On Update Screen

Choose Your Firmware .bin File 

Upgrading

Click Here For Connection and Mobile Tethering Instructions

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