FAQs

Firmware

A firmware update can resolve issues that the previous firmware version may have and improve its current performance.

To Upgrade

IMPORTANT: To prevent upgrade failures, please read the following before proceeding with the upgrade process

  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware version. Wrong firmware upgrade may damage your device and void the warranty. ( Normally V1.x=V1)
    It is NOT suggested to upgrade firmware which is not for your region. Please click here to choose your own region and download the most suitable firmware version. ( eg. the firmware of EU and US are different hardware versions)
    How to find the hardware version on a TP-Link device?
  • Do NOT turn off the power during the upgrade process, as it may cause permanent damage to the product.
  • Do NOT upgrade the firmware through wireless connection unless the TP-Link device only has wireless connection.
  • It's recommended that users stop all Internet applications on the computer, or simply disconnect Internet line from the device before the upgrade.
  • Use decompression software such as WinZIP or WinRAR to extract the file you download before the upgrade.
Archer D2(EU)_V1_160216
Published Date: 16/02/16 Language: English File Size: 8.29 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

                
New Features
1. Added help menu in the web UI. 

 

Notes
1.For Archer D2(EU).
2.Old firmware' s configuration file can  be imported into this new firmware.
3.Your device' s configuration will not be lost after upgrading,which means you don't need manually configure your device again after upgrading.
Archer_D2_V1_150921
Published Date: 21/09/15 Language: English File Size: 8.27 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
New Features/Enhancement:
1.Improved the performance and stability
Notes
1.For Archer D2_V1
2.Your device’s configuration wwon't be lost after upgrading.
Archer_D2_V1_150730
Published Date: 02/09/15 Language: English File Size: 8.27 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1.Adopted a totally new web management interface, more concise and easy to use.
2.Updated the ISP list.

Notes

1. For Model Archer D2 1.0
2. Your device’s configuration will be lost after upgrading, you need reconfigure your deveice manually after upgrading.
3. It is not recommended that users import the configurationfiles of old firmwares into this firmware​

To Use Third Party Firmware In TP-Link Products

Some official firmware of TP-Link products can be replaced by the third party firmware such as DD-WRT. TP-Link is not obligated to provide any maintenance or support for it, and does not guarantee the performance and stability of third party firmware. Damage to the product as a result of using third party firmware will void the product's warranty.

Open Source Code For Programmers (GPL)

The following information is for programmers, and is unnecessary for most TP-Link home users.

The products of TP-Link partly contain software code developed by third parties, including software code subject to the GNU General Public Licence (“GPL“), Version 1/Version 2/Version 3 or GNU Lesser General Public License("LGPL"). You may use the respective software condition to following the GPL licence terms.

You can review, print and download the respective GPL licence terms here. You receive the GPL source codes of the respective software used in TP-Link products for direct download and further information, including a list of TP-Link software that contain GPL software code under GPL Code Center.

The respective programs are distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the respective GNU General Public License for more details.

Utility

Published Date
02/09/16
Language
English
File Size
2.37 MB
Operating System
MAC 10.11
Notes

For MAC OS 10.11

Published Date
26/08/15
Language
English
File Size
2.15 MB
Operating System
Mac
Notes

Only supports from Mac OS 10.6 to 10.10 Yosemite

Published Date
26/08/15
Language
English
File Size
14.90 MB
Operating System
Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
Notes

For Archer D2_V1

Published Date
13/08/14
Language
English
File Size
11.05 MB
Operating System
Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8
Notes
For Archer D2(UN)_V1

Apps

TP-LINK Tether

TP-LINK Tether provides the easiest way to access and manage your network with your iOS or Android devices. Learn more about TP-LINK Tether and Compatible Devices.

Note: To use Tether, please update your router’s firmware to the latest version.

GPL Code

Emulators

Firmware Version
Working Mode
Language
150921
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English
T2700G-28TQ License Download
License Model: T2700G-28TQ-L1000

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