Video toutarial for OpenWrt

Can anyone suggest video toutarial or site to how configure openwrt as I am new and need more information

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OpenWrt documentation is available here:

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i know that but i need video more easy for me

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@tmomas already pointed you to the official documentation. You're on your own and at the mercy of unofficial content if you watch random videos.


Video tutorials are too time consuming to create, too space consuming to host, and too resource consuming to maintain.
It's difficult to edit, problematic to update, and mostly useless to search or copy-paste related text instructions which is required in many cases.
So, there's barely anyone creating good video tutorials for OpenWrt while being sober-headed.


this is the coolest video i've ever seen, or is it the accent... I can't decide.,... ( no comment re: sober :wink: ) ( and very windows orientated for newbies )


It might help if you explain what you are trying to do, configure is quite a wide description because OpenWrt has so much that you can configure.

First google your router model and add OpenWRT e.g. Archer C7 OpenWrt

That should show a link to OpenWrt root site with a table of hardware page, if it says the router you are searching for has Broadcom then you are making life very difficult for yourself if you continue.

Otherwise you might get a partially supported device or a fully supported device like the C7

Once on the right page for your router look for the version that matches the label on the underside of your router,

Supported versions

Do not install a different hardware revision or you might brick your router.

Next you can check out the hardware specs of the router you have or if you are looking to buy a router you can see which is the one to look out for on ebay

Hardware Highlights

Model Version Target CPU MHz Flash MB RAM MB WLAN Hardware WLAN2.4 WLAN5.0 100M ports Gbit ports Modem USB
Archer C7 AC1750 v1, v1.1 ar71xx-ath79 720 8 128 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9558, Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880-AR1A b/g/n a/n/ac - 5 - 2x 2.0
Archer C7 AC1750 v2, v2.1 ar71xx-ath79 720 16 128 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9558, Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880-BR4A b/g/n a/n/ac - 5 - 2x 2.0
Archer C7 AC1750 v3 ar71xx-ath79 720 16 128 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9558, Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880-BR4A b/g/n a/n/ac - 5 - 2x 2.0
Archer C7 AC1750 v4 ar71xx-ath79 775 16 128 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9563, Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880 b/g/n a/n/ac - 5 - 2x 2.0
Archer C7 AC1750 v5 ar71xx-ath79 750 16 128 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9563, Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880 b/g/n a/n/ac - 5 - 1x 2.0

To install is as easy as flashing any firmware, you have to find the exact hardware match for your router,


Model Version OpenWrt Release OpenWrt Factory Firmware OpenWrt Sysupgrade Firmware OEM Stock Firmware
Archer C7 AC1750 v1, v1.1 19.07.7
Archer C7 AC1750 v2, v2.1 19.07.7
Archer C7 AC1750 v3 19.07.7
Archer C7 AC1750 v4 19.07.7
Archer C7 AC1750 v5 19.07.7
    **OpenWrt Factory Firmware:** Use this file the first time you flash OpenWrt onto the router as it came from the “factory.”
    **OpenWrt Sysupgrade Firmware:** Use this file to upgrade an OpenWrt “system” to a newer OpenWrt version.
    **OEM Stock Firmware:** Use this file to restore the router to the “stock” firmware as it shipped from the manufacturer.

Depending on how well it is supported there will be up to 3 files if well supports.

OpenWrt Factory Firmware - install first
OpenWrt Sysupgrade Firmware - install second
OEM Stock Firmware - link to firmware to roll back to OEM Stock firmware

Download all three before you start

Connect to your router via wire and go to OEM Firmware Admin page used to upgrade said firmware

On supported kit OpenWRT installs in two stages, first you install the OpenWrt Factory file for your specific hardware release, as with any firmware make sure you connect via wire to the firmware update page of the OEM stock admin page. You might have to rename the file on some routers, this will be explained on the toh page for your device. Once you have started the upload do not disconnect it, just wait and it will eventually reboot, some OEM stock firmware will show it uploading the file, then reboot when done.

After that you have stage 2 which is to install the OpenWrt sysupgrade firmware, once that is done it reboots and you will usually be greeted by Luci, you wll get a nag notification saying there is no password.

Once you have set the password you can go to Wireless screen under Network menu and setup a wifi network or repeat another.

If you need a video there are lots on YouTube, this one is a basic setup, check his channel or search for what you are looking for