How to upgrade TP-LINK Wireless N device


  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware version. Wrong firmware upgrading may damage your device and void the warranty.
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  • After you downloaded the firmware from TP-LINK website, please use decompression software such as WinZIP 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 cut down the Ethernet cable during upgrade process;
  • 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 in the address bar of the web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox). The UserName and Password are both admin unless you have changed it before.
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Step 2 Click System Tools ->Firmware Upgrade, click the Browse button to choose the firmware you already extracted in the folder.
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Step 3 Click the Upgrade button. The device will reboot automatically 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, Click Restore Button.
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Step 6 After restoring factory default, please login and re-enter the settings you have written down before upgrading.

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