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 upgrade firmware from the local TP-Link official website of the purchase location for your TP-Link device, otherwise it will be against the warranty. 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.
Archer C2(US)_V1_170228
Published Date: 2017-02-28 Language: English File Size: 6.69 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
Optimized the security mechanism.

Bug fixed:
1. Fixed the bug that some IPv6 websites can't be accessed in some special scenarios.
2. Fixed the bug that the device would be unable to access internet when special IP address and gateway are offered by ISP.


1. For Archer C2(US)_V1.
2. It is NOT suggested to upgrade firmware which is not for your region. If this site is not for your region, please click here to choose your own region and download the most suitable firmware version.

Archer C2(US)_V1_160606
Published Date: 2016-06-06 Language: English File Size: 6.53 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Added the function to filter the https website.
2. Improved the 2.4GHz wireless capability.
3. Enhanced the security mechanism.
4. Optimized the performance of IPv6 connection.

Bug Fixed:
1. Fixed the bug that the the delay is higher than normal when trying to Ping the LAN IP of the device.
2. Fixed the bug that the media server would display but fail to use the sharing files even you've already deleted the last folder.
3. Fixed the bug that some repeaters may fail to renew IP address normally with it.
4. Fixed the bug that PPPoE connection may fail to be connected in some special scenario.


1. For Archer C2(US)_V1
2.  It is NOT suggested to upgrade firmware which is not for your region. If this site is not for your region, please click here to choose your own region and download the most suitable firmware version.

Archer C2(US)_v1_160128
Published Date: 2016-01-28 Language: English File Size: 6.57 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Added the conflict detection function of DNS and LAN IP.
2. Enhance the performance for multicast. 
3. The switch of DOS won't affect the Ping function of WAN and LAN any more.
Bug Fixed:
The LED light would keep flashing if the USB device is unplugged when scanning.


1.For Archer C2(US)1.0
2.If you’re in a region out of United States, please do not upgrade US firmware.Click here to choose your region for the most suitable 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)

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.


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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.

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