Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware ver
sion.Wrong firmware upgradingmay damage your device and void the
After you downloaded the firmware from TP-LINK website, please use
decompression software such asWinZIP or WinRAR to extract the
firmware file to a folder;
Do NOT upgrade the firmware via wireless connection;
Do NOT turn off the power or cutdown the Ethernet cable during
Please write down all current settings as a backup and enter them
manually after upgrading.
Internet Explorer(IE) is recommended to upgrade the firmware.
Step 1 Log into the TP-LINK device by typing http://192.168.1.1 in the address bar of
the webbrowser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox). The UserName and
Password are both admin unless you have changed it before.
Step 2 Click System Tools->Firmware Upgrade, click the Browse button to choose
the firmware you already extracted in the folder.
Step 3 Click the Upgrade button. The device will rebootautomatically after the
upgrading has been finished. Please wait about 3 minutes.
Step 4 Click Status, verify that the router’s firmware has been upgraded.Step 5 It is recommended that restoring the device to factory default to make the new
functions take effect; Click System Tools->Factory Defaults, ClickRestore Button.
Step 6 After restoring factory default, please login http://192.168.1.1 and re-enter the
settings you have written down before upgrading.