Download for Archer A6 V3

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V3

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Product Overview
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Setup Video

  • How to Set up Address Reservation on TP-Link Routers Windows

    This video will show you how to set up Address Reservation on TP-Link routers.

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  • How to Set up OpenVPN on TP-Link Routers Windows

    This video will show you how to set up OpenVPN on a TP-Link Wi-Fi router. For more information, visit www.tp-link.com/support.

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  • How to setup PPTP VPN on TP Link routers Windows

    This video will show you how to set up PPTP VPN on a TP-Link Wi-Fi router. For more information, visit www.tp-link.com/support

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  • What should I do if I cannot access the internet? - Using a DSL modem and a TP-Link router

    If you can’t access the internet using a DSL modem and TP-Link router, this video can help you solve the problem.

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  • How to set up TP-Link Archer A6 via Tether App

    This video will show you how to connect your TP-Link Wi-Fi router and set up internet connection via the Tether app.

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  • How to set up TP-Link Archer A6 via the web browser

    This video will show you how to connect your TP-Link Wi-Fi router and set up internet connection via the web browser.

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  • What should I do if I cannot access the internet? - Using a cable modem and a TP-Link router

    If you can’t access the internet using a cable modem and TP-Link router, follow this video step by step to solve your problem.

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  • Quick Tips - How to Log into a Router's Web Interface

    This video will show you how to login to your TP-Link router's web interface

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  • Quick Tips - How to Share Your WiFi

    This video will show you how to use the Share WiFi feature in the TP-Link Tether app.

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  • How to set up Port Forwarding on a TP-Link router

    Take Archer A7 as demonstration.

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  • How to set Parental Controls on a TP-Link router

    Take Archer A9 as demonstration.

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  • How to change the Wi-Fi settings on TP-Link router

FAQs

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

  • 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 Vx.0=Vx.6/Vx.8 (eg:V1.0=V1.6/V1.8);   Vx.x0=Vx.x6/Vx.x8 (eg:V1.20=V1.26/V1.28)
    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.
  • To avoid wireless disconnect issue during firmware upgrade process, it's recommended to upload firmware with wired connection unless there is no LAN/Ethernet port on your 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.

Archer A6(CA)_V3_211118

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Published Date: 2021-12-17 Language: English, French File Size: 14.92 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes
1. Enhance the safety of equipment;
2. Enhance device network compatibility; 
3. Fixed the FragAttacks vulnerabilities;
4. Fixed the bug that DHCP dial-up renewal is abnormal in a certain environment;
5. Fixed the bug that the static routing can't set 0.0.0.0 gateway;
6. Fixed the bug that the HOSTNAME of dynamic dialing contains characters, causing the failure to obtain the IP address;
7. Fixed the bug Of the Tether reboot schedule function;
8. Fixed the bug that the second connection can't get the Internet when doesn't have a default route;
9. Fixed the bug that the parental control take effect one hour earlier when Daylight Saving ends.

Archer A6(CA)_V3_210513

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Published Date: 2021-07-23 Language: French, English File Size: 16.03 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:
1. Optimized the wireless.
2. Optimize network stability.

Notes:
For Archer A6(CA) 3.0

Archer A6(CA)_V3_201214

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Published Date: 2021-01-21 Language: English, French File Size: 15.94 MB

First firmware released for Archer A6(CA) V3.

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.

Emulators

Firmware Version
Working Mode
Language
20200807(CA)
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Multi-language
20200807(US)
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Multi-language
200807(US)
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English

Note:

1.  The emulator is a virtual web GUI where you can experience the TP-Link product management panel.

2. The listed emulators might not have the latest firmware.

3.  The features displayed are for reference, and their availability may depend on local regulations. For more information, please refer to the datasheet or product page.

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