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 there is no LAN/Ethernet port on the TP-link device.
  • 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.
Published Date: 28/02/14 Language: English File Size: 5.25 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Fixed bonjour issue.
  2. The web management interface will be blocked for 10 miuntes after trying wrong username or password for 5 times.
  3. Add MTU settings in IPOE and IPOA.
  4. Fixed UPNP issue.
  5. Fixed the issue that SIP ALG function doesn't take effect until it reboot.
FOR TD-W8960N V4
Published Date: 12/09/12 Language: English File Size: 5.11 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Fixed the issue that MTU value couldn't be saved after reboot;
  2. Fixed SNMP Set related issue;
  3. Fixed VPN page error.
  4. Fixed Wireless bridge channel issue;
  5. Add a note that existing Virtual Server rules might be deleted after quick setup;
  6. Improved MAC Filter function.
For TD-W8960N v4
Published Date: 09/06/12 Language: English File Size: 5.11 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. First firmware for TD-W8960N V4 hardware version
For TD-W8960N V4

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.

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For TD-W8960N V4

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