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A firmware update can resolve issues that the previous firmware version may have and improve its current performance.

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  •  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)
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  • 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.
TD-W8970_V3_150427
Published Date: 2015-04-27 Language: English File Size: 8.05 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

New Features/Enhancement:

1.Updated the ISP information.

2.Added fastpath function in EWAN mode.

3.Supported MF667,E3531 3G modems in South Africa.

Bug Fixed:

1.Fixed the bug that the IPSEC VPN couldn't be set up normally.

2.Fixed the bug that the static route didn't take effect after a reboot.

3.Fixed the kcodes security bug.

Notes:

1. For TD-W8970_V3 

2. Old firmware’s configuration file can be imported into this new firmware.

3. Your device’s configuration won't be lost after upgrading, which means you needn't to configure your device again after upgrading.

TD-W8970_V3_141212
Published Date: 2014-12-12 Language: English File Size: 8.04 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. New Features/Enhancement:
    (1)Updated the ISP information.
    (2)Modified the default MTU value of IPoA to 1480.
  2. Bug Fixed:
    (1)Fixed the bug that port 59990~59999 couldn't be opened in the Virtual Server.
    (2)Fixed the bug that users were not able to connect to the wireless network when the encrypted sub SSID was not in the same group of the main SSID.

Notes:

For TD-W8970 V3
TD-W8970_V3_141010
Published Date: 2014-10-10 Language: English File Size: 8.04 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. First firmware release of TD-W8970 V3.

Notes:

For TD-W8970_V3

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