Belkin - OpenWRT Firmware


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

Configuring Belkin router with your Start Hotspot account - step by step instructions


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 Belkin web interface at
On the Dashboard, scroll down and click on Advanced Settings and choose Firmware Update
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Scroll down and Under Update Firmware click on Choose File
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Navigate to the location where is downloaded factory version for your model and press on Open.
PressUpgrade button.
Click OK to confirm and proceed.
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Confirm that you want to upgrade the firmware.
During this process you will see information about processing.
Once when it is finished you will get message Firmware Upgraded Successfully ! Restarting. Do not power off the router during the firmware upgrade, as it can cause the device to crash or become unusable.
If OpenWRT firmware was previously installed on your router, be sure and disable Keep settings option during firmware upgrade.
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Reconnect LAN cable or Disable/Enable NIC card in order to get new valid IP address from router, in example it is
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Configuring parameters

Start your browser and in URL field type
Username : admin
Password : admin
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Press Login button to access to Status tab.
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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.
Cloud StartHotSpot Login page
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.
Cloud StartHotSpot Login page

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