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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

  •  It is suggested to upgrade firmware from the local TP-Link official website of the purchase location for your TP-Link device. Please click here to change site if necessary.
  • 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)
    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. For LTE-MiFi, it is recommended to upgrade via USB port.
  • 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-WR940N_v1_120201
Published Date: 2012-02-07 Language: English File Size: 3.01 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Fix the bug that cannot connect to the PPTP/L2TP server successfully.
  2. Improve the dyndns function.
Notes
For TL-WR940N v1
TL-WR940N_v1_111228
Published Date: 2012-01-09 Language: English File Size: 3.01 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Add the function of IP conflict detection between LAN and WAN.
  2. Add the function that login the web page via domain name http://tplinklogin.net.
  3. Add the function of day-light saving time.
  4. Add MAC clone step in the Quick Setup configuration.
  5. Add the function of supporting different internal and external port in Virtual Server.
  6. Change the default LAN IP address to 192.168.0.1
Notes
For TL-WR940N v1
TL-WR940N_V1_110117
Published Date: 2011-01-17 Language: English File Size: 2.856 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Improve the PPTP/L2TP perfermance;
  2. Improve the perfermance of VPN Passthrough;
  3. Add the support of IGMP;
  4. Add support to DHCP Option 249;
  5. Add the support of RTSP;
  6. Add the support that the WAN IP and Gateway can be in different subnet;
  7. Add the virtual server port transfer in second connection;
  8. Fix the problem that the UPNP items disappear 12 hours later;
  9. Fix the problem about the DDNS logon in Singapore;
  10. Fix a backup & restore problem;
  11. Standard the rule of adding static route;
  12. Some web page display modifications.
Notes
For TL-WR940N V1

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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