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Find and update the software version on your Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Sierra Wireless

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2013

Just like your computer, your device's software needs to be updated periodically to make sure you have all the latest fixes and enhancements to keep it running at optimal performance. Follow the steps below to check your current version and perform any needed updates.

Version History

Current version: 01.07.09

Version

Date released

Description of enhancements/fixes

1.07.09

4/23/2012

This update offers:

  • A fix to the device roaming indicator
  • Security fixes
  • Improved download and upload speeds

 

01.07.03

12/19/2011

This update offers:

  • Improved 4G stability
  • Provisioning improvements
  • Improved 4G network selection resulting in improved connection time to access the network
  • Additional text in user interface added to clarify data usage counters

 

01.06.01

9/06/2011

This update offers improvements to 3G battery, 3G Wi-Fi and Idle mode

00.17.00_018

3/20/2011

Initial Release

Check the version on your device

To find the software version on your Overdrive Pro™ 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Sierra Wireless:

  1. When connected to your Overdrive through Wi-Fi, open your web browser and enter http://overdrivepro123 in the address box
    • Note: The last 3 digits in the URL will be specific for your device and can be found on the Overdrive Pro LCD screen. Be sure to type the http:// part of the address to ensure you go to the correct page.
  2. On the home page, enter the Administrator Password (default is password), and click OK
  3. Go to Advanced Settings > Device tab > About sub-tab
  4. The version number will be listed under Firmware

Update your software

Note: When an update is available, you will see a small exclamation mark (!) on the LCD of your Overdrive Pro.

To update your Overdrive Pro using the Check Updates option:

  1. While connected to the Overdrive Pro using Wi-Fi, enter http://overdrivepro123/ in your browser address box to log in to the Overdrive Administration page
    • Note: The last 3 digits in the URL will be specific for your device and can be found on the Overdrive Pro LCD screen.
  2. On the home page, enter the Administrator Password (default is password), then click OK
  3. Go to Advanced Settings then select the Device tab
  4. Click the Check for updates now button
  5. If there is an update available, a notice will appear below the Check for updates button with an Options to Install button
  6. Click Options to Install
  7. Click Download and install
  8. After the update, the browser will disconnect for a moment while the Overdrive Pro power cycles and should reconnect shortly

Note: If the device will not successfully upgrade firmware/software, factory reset the device, then try the upgrade again.

To update your Overdrive Pro from a file:

  • Ensure the Overdrive is connected to the AC charger or computer through the USB to Micro B cable
  • Go to our mobile broadband download page, select the Overdrive Pro and Download the latest firmware file to your computer. Note: We recommend downloading it to your desktop to make it easy to find.
  • When connected to the Overdrive Pro through Wi-Fi, open a Web browser and in the address box, enter http://overdrivepro123/
    • Note: The last 3 digits in the URL will be specific for your device and can be found on the Overdrive Pro LCD screen.
  • On the home page, enter the Administrator Password (default is password), then click OK
  • Go to Advanced Settings and then select the Device tab
  • Next to Update firmware from File, click Browse
  • Choose the file saved on the desktop and select Update
  • Your Overdrive Pro display will show the percentage complete until the update is applied. Note: This process takes approximately 10 minutes to complete, depending on signal quality.
  • Once the update is applied, the Overdrive Pro should reboot and re-connect to the network. If it does not reboot on its own, you may have to turn the power off and back on again manually.
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