FAQs

  1. [1061] Why my ADSL modem get abnormal IP on Telstra BigPond and how to solve it (new-designed blue UI)
  2. [1009] How to setup Access Control on Archer Modem Router (new-designed blue UI)
  3. [1008] How to setup Parent Control on Archer Modem Router (new-designed blue UI)
  4. [1006] How to setup and use the FTP Server Function on your Archer Modem Router (new-designed blue UI)
  5. [1005] How to setup Media Server on your Archer Modem Router (new-designed blue UI)
  6. [1004] How to setup USB storage sharing on your Archer Modem Router (new-designed blue UI)
  7. [0922] How to set up Wake-on-LAN on Modem?
  8. [0875] How to secure Wi-Fi with a password on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  9. [0873] How to change the LAN IP address of TP-LINK DSL modem router?
  10. [0871] How to configure IPv6 Tunnel on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  11. [0857] How to configure IPv6 settings on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  12. [0854] How to configure Wireless MAC address filter on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  13. [0847] How to Use Parent Control on Archer D7, Archer D5?
  14. [0754] How to configure DHCP Address Reservation on TD-8840T(V4),TD-W8968(V1/V2),TD-W8970/8980/9970/9980,Archer D2/D5/D7/D9?
  15. [0744] How to setup and share a printer on your local network with Print Server feature on the TP-LINK device? (MAC OS)
  16. [0735] What can I do if the ADSL LED indicator is not on constantly on my ADSL modem/modem router?
  17. [0722] What can I do if the wireless network is unstable via my wireless router/modem router?
  18. [0690] What are the most frequent asked questions about the TP-LINK routers' speed?
  19. [0652] How to Upgrade the Firmware of TP-LINK ADSL Modem Router
  20. [0648] How to setup and provide access to your local storage drive on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  21. [0640] How to setup and share a printer on your local network with the TD-W8968/8970/8980/9970,Archer D2/D5/D7/D9?
  22. [0639] How to setup and use the Media Server feature on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  23. [0638] How to set up and use the FTP Server feature on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  24. [0573] How to protect your TP-LINK network devices from potential attacks?
  25. [0543] How to turn TD-W8968, TD-W8970, TD-W8980, TD-W9970, TD-W9980, Archer D2/D5/D7/D9 into NBN Ready, as a Wireless Router?
  26. [0513] How to Configure Guest Network on TD-W8968(v2 and later), TD-W8960N(v5 v6), TD-W8950N, TD-W9980(B), TD-W9970,Archer D2/D5/D7/D9?
  27. [0496] How to reset TP-LINK ADSL modem router to factory defaults
  28. [0478] How do I open ports on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  29. [0477] ADSL Modem Router All-in-one Troubleshooting Guide
  30. [0467] How to Set Access Control of the Internet with Firewall on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  31. [0453] How to Use Parent Control on modem router (self-developed UI)?
  32. [0447] How to configure WDS function on Archer D5, Archer D7(b), TD-W8968, TD-W8970(B), TD-W9970, TD-W8980, TD-W9980(B)?
  33. [0445] How to configure modem router to work with IPTV (self-developed UI)?
  34. [0415] How to Use Print Server Function on TP-LINK Router?
  35. [0358] Why cannot log into the Management Page with NOD 32 ESET?
  36. [0140] How to reset TP-LINK products to factory defaults
  37. [0108] What can I do if I forget the login username/password of my DSL modem/router?

Firmware

  • Please note: 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.

  • 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)
  • Do NOT turn off the power during upgrade.
  • Do NOT upgrade the firmware through wireless connection unless the 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 upgrade.
  • Use decompression software such as WinZIP or WinRAR to extract the file you download before upgrade.
16/02/16
Language
English
File Size
9.32 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
Improved the performance and stability
Notes
1. For Archer D7(EU)_ V1
2.Your device’s configuration won't be lost after upgrading, which means you needn't to configure your device again after upgrading.
3. Old firmware’s configuration file can be imported into this new firmware.
24/08/15
Language
English
File Size
9.09 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:

1. Adopted a totally new web management interface, more concise and easy to use. 
2. Update the USB LED indicators.
  -Flashing means HDD initializing.
  -Solid on means HDD detected.
  -Off means HDD unplugged .

    

Notes

1. For Archer D7_V1.
2. Old firmware’s configuration file can’t be imported into this new firmware.
3. Your device’s configuration will be lost after upgrading,which means you need manually configure your device again after upgrading. 
4. It is not recommended that users import the configuration files of old firmwares into this firmware.

14/05/15
Language
English
File Size
8.83 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1.Updated the ISP information list.
2.Modified the Auto Detect function.
Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the kcodes security bug.

Notes

Notes: 
1. For Archer D7 V1
2. Old firmware’s configuration file can be imported into this new firmware.
3. Your device’s configuration won't be lost after upgrading, which means you needn't to configure your device again after upgrading.

Some official firmware of TP-LINK products can be replaced by the third party firmware such as DD-WRT. TP-LINK does not provide technical support 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.

Utility

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

23/06/15
Language
English
File Size
14.90 MB
Operating System
Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
Notes

For Archer D7_V1

29/03/13
Language
English
File Size
9.85 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8
Notes
For Archer D7 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
150911
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English