Please select a model and download firmware. You have to match exact version to prevent issues.

Asus Firmware Download

Asus RT-AC56U

Download Squashfs (SSL)

Asus RT-AC68U

Download Squashfs (SSL)

Asus RT-N18U

Download Squashfs (SSL)

Asus RT-AC87U

Download Squashfs (SSL)

Asus RT-N13 1

Download Sysupgrade (SSL)

Asus RP-N53

Download Sysupgrade (SSL)

Asus RT-AC51U

Download Sysupgrade (SSL)

Asus RT-N12 1

Download Sysupgrade (SSL)

Asus RT-N14U C1

Download Sysupgrade (SSL)

This section describes actions that might damage your device or firmware. Proceed with care!

The installation of OpenWrt firmware is device specific.
Procedures for specific devices should be found in the OpenWrt wiki.
See OpenWrt Table of Hardware for available procedures.
If your device is not listed, information on this page may be helpful.


Please reset router to factory settings to avoid problems with some previous configuration.

Connect your computer by network cable to the LAN port.
Please log in to the Asus web interface at
Go to Administration / Firmware Upgrade page.


Click Choose File link to upgrade the firmware of the device.
Navigate to the location where the factory version for your model is downloaded and press Open.
To perform this procedure, please prepare appropriate firmware from your model.
Click Upload to complete the firmware upgrade.

During this process you will see information about processing.
If OpenWRT firmware was previously installed on your router, be sure and disable Keep settings option during firmware upgrade.

Do not power off the router during the firmware upgrade, as it can cause the device to crash or become unusable.

Reconnect LAN cable or Disable/Enable NIC card in order to get new valid IP address in 192.168.45.x range from router.

Configuring parameters

Start your browser and in URL field type
Username : admin
Password : admin

Press Login button to access to Status tab.

On Status page you will see a MAC address of your OpenWRT router which will be used in the SignUp process.
After selecting your HotSpot name, select as HotSpot model OpenWRT, and add your MAC address from Status tab.

From Setup page configure your OpenWRT router.
Be sure and set Autostart option. This option is not active by default.
Here you can set new Administrator password for access to the router setup and configuration. Save changes.
Enable WiFi, set SSID name and click Save.
As DNS Server select Custom and set

Please note, if the DNS IP address isn’t, the whitelist will have no effect.

Select Network Protocol and Save changes.
By default as Network Protocol is set DHCP, but you can choose Network Protocol based on your needs.
Our recommendation is to use DHCP Network Protocol.
When you finish setup, restart router to apply changes.

If you need help with configuration, please go to and contact our tech support. We’ll be glad to help you.

Updated on November 9, 2018

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