How to update the firmware on AC VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (new logo)?

We will inform you through the web management page if there’s any update firmware available for your router. The latest firmware can also be downloaded from the Support page of our website www.tp-link.com for free.

Note:

1. Make sure that you have a stable connection between the router and your computer. It is NOT recommended to upgrade the firmware wirelessly.

2. Make sure you remove any USB storage device connected to the router before the firmware upgrade to prevent data loss.

3. Back up your router configuration before upgrading the firmware.

4. Do NOT turn off the router during the firmware upgrade.

Here takes Archer VR2800 as demonstration.

To back up and restore configuration settings

The configuration settings are stored as a configuration file in the router. You can back up the configuration file to your computer for future use and restore the modem router to a previous settings from the backup file after the firmware upgrade or when needed.

1. Log in the web interface of the modem router. You can refer to How to log into the web-based interface of the AC VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (new logo)?

2. Click Advanced > System Tools > Backup & Restore page.

3. Click Backup to save a copy of the current settings to your local computer. A conf. bin file will be stored to your computer.

4. Click Browse to locate the previous backup configuration file, and click Restore.

5. Wait for the restoring and then the modem router will automatically reboot.

Online Upgrade

1. Log in the web interface of the modem router. You can refer to How to log into the web-based interface of the AC VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (new logo)?

2. If there’s any firmware update available for your router, the update icon  will display on the top-right corner of the page. Click the icon to go to the Firmware Upgrade page.

Alternatively, you can go to Advanced > System Tools > Firmware Upgrade, and click Check for Upgrades to see if there’s any new firmware.

Tips: If there’s any new important firmware update for your router, you will see the notification (similar as shown below) on your computer when open a new web page. Click Upgrade now, and log into the web management page. You will see the Firmware Upgrade page.

3. Wait a few moments for the upgrading and rebooting.

Local Upgrade

1. Download the latest firmware file for the router from our website www.tp-link.com.

2. Log in the web interface of the modem router. You can refer to How to log into the web-based interface of the AC VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (new logo)?

3. Go to Advanced > System Tools > Firmware Upgrade.

4. Focus on the Device Information section. Make sure the downloaded firmware file matches with the Hardware Version.

5. Focus on the Local Upgrade section. Click Browse to locate the downloaded new firmware file, and click Upgrade.

6. Wait a few moments for the upgrading and rebooting.

 

Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

This Article Applies to:
Archer VR2800( V1 ) , Archer VR900( V3 ) , Archer VR2800v( V1 )
Configuration Guide | Updated 06-27-2017 05:54:14 AM