Update the Ultimaker 3 firmware

Periodically, a new version of the Ultimaker 3 firmware is released. To ensure that your Ultimaker 3 is equipped with the latest features it is recommended to update the firmware regularly. This can be done on the Ultimaker 3 (when connected to a network) or via USB.

Updating on the printer

To update the firmware via the network, take the following steps:

  1. Connect the printer to the network via Wi-Fi or Ethernet.
  2. Go to System > Maintenance > Update firmware.
  3. Choose the "Stable" version.

The Ultimaker 3 will now get the latest firmware from the internet and install it. This will take several minutes.

Updating the Ultimaker 3 via USB

Firmware can also be updated without an active network connection by taking the following the steps.

‚ö†Caution: You risk bricking your printer if you use incorrect firmware files. Ensure you are installing these files to the Ultimaker 3 only.

  1. Download Ultimaker 3 firmware file 1 and 2 from the list below.
  2. Copy the firmware files to the root directory of the USB stick.
  3. Place the USB stick in the USB port of the Ultimaker 3.
  4. Go to System > Maintenance > Update firmware.
  5. The Ultimaker 3 will detect if the firmware file is present on the USB stick. Select the file to start the firmware update.

Firmware files