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.
TL-WDR3500_V1_150518
Published Date: 18/05/15 Language: English File Size: 6.22 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Added support for Tether APP version 2.2.0 and above.
2. Improved the stability and performance with multicast streaming.
Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the security bug caused by overflowing of kcodes buffer;
2.Fixed the bug that TL-WR3500 cannot establish WDS connection in 5G band when the 5G wireless signals of the front-end device which was not broadcasted.

Notes

For TL-WDR3500_V1 

TL-WDR3500_V1_150302
Published Date: 02/03/15 Language: English File Size: 6.22 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
New Features/Enhancement:
1.Enhanced the support for defending XSS attack;
2.Improved the IPv6 support function,and added the support for 48&56 bit prefix;
3.Optimized the schedule of Guest Network function.
Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the directory traversal security bug.
Notes
 For TL-WDR3500 V1 
TL-WDR3500_V1_141113
Published Date: 13/11/14 Language: English File Size: 6.22 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. New Features/Enhancement:
    (1)Added the support of TP-LINK Tether v2.0;
    (2)Added the sip alg;
    (3)Added a new login domain “tplinkwifi.net” for web-based management and "tplinklogin.net"is still available;
    (4)Added the support for multiplayer online gaming with XBOX;
    (5)Improved security mechanism;
    (6)Improved the UPNP module function;
    (7)Improved the RTSP ALG function.
  2. Bug Fixed:
    (1)Users cannot login by remote management in PPPoE connection;
    (2)PS3 may not detect the router as a UPnP device;
    (3)DynDNS does not update properly occasionally;
    (4)Some minor issues with IPv6;
    (5)The USB Storage is not accessible when "Access shared storage with password"is enabled;
    (6)The sent packets of wireless statistics is always 0;
    (7)Cannot play the file through media server if the name includes special character.
Notes
For TL-WDR3500(UN) V1
(1)The router will reset after upgrading this firmware.
(2)The configure file of old firmware cannot be used in 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
13/11/16
Language
English
File Size
14.6 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
Published Date
02/11/16
Language
English
File Size
2.35 MB
Operating System
MAC 10.12
Published Date
25/11/13
Language
English
File Size
10.51 MB
Operating System
WinXP/2003/Vista/7/8/Mac/Linux
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Fixed a bug:easysetupassistant cannot use if the computer language is Polish or Portuguese.
Notes
Please run this beta utility as an administrator.
Please ignore or choose "This program installed correctly" when you suffer Program Compatibility Assistant.
Published Date
16/04/13
Language
English
File Size
9.94 MB
Operating System
Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Compatible with newest firmware
Notes
First firmware/Factory firmware
Published Date
29/11/12
Language
English
File Size
7.29 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8
Notes
For Windows only
Published Date
07/08/12
Language
English
File Size
9.31 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7
Notes
For Windows only

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.

Emulators

Firmware Version
Working Mode
Language
130319
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English
120315
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English
T2700G-28TQ License Download
License Model: T2700G-28TQ-L1000

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