Safe to update firmware


  • I am running 2.4.3 firmware and was wondering if its worth updating to the the new 2.7.1. I had extreme bad experience last time with slow network and wifi dropping constant, hence the reason I downgraded to 2.4.3 which is very stable. I still read on the forum new posts of people having the same problem with the new firmware. Like others I was told from Amplifi support that slow speeds like 40mbps was expected, but obviously not when Im getting speed of 200mbps on V2.4.3. But also if I dont update so you miss out on all the tweaks and improvements that come with it. Is the new firmware as stable??


  • After reading comments from V2.8.5 release I take it´s not safe. Seems like the wifi drop and speed drops are still there.


  • Hello @Neil-Chaplin Thank you for asking your question! We have a few people addressing concerns with the newest FW release but we have many more reporting great success with the newest FW release. I would recommend upgrading and experience what 2.8.5 has to offer.

    "If" you are experiencing issues after updating please reach out to our support teams HERE: help.amplifi.com and we will gladly assist you in troubleshooting.


  • Not for me it wasn't. Never had any issues with my network on Amplifi but sadly 2.8.5 introduced them from teh minute I updated and I'm now troubleshooting


  • @joe-johal may have to revert back to 2.7.1


  • Hi Neil. I for one have updated to each new release without issue. Latest release for me is working well. 👍


  • For me, this was (yet another) Ubnt disaster. WiFi drops, slower speeds. Worse, to back out of it, I was sent instructions that were incomplete and wrong in places. I'm getting to the point where I feel that this system, especially Teleport, is a Yugo supported by Comcast.


  • Thanks for the comments and replies. It seems that the wifi speed drops are still around. The troubleshooting that comes with it is a serious pain. Plus when I had wifi issues talking to Amplifi support and being told that 40mbps was normal and to be expected, I could of kept my old ASUS router if I wanted them speeds. My Amplifi runs fine on 2.4.3 not quite sure if im ready for the headache of updating


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