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Setup Video

  • 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 turn a router into an Access Point?

  • 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

  • TP-Link wireless router quick setup



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.
  • 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 C7(EU)_V5_190726
Published Date: 2019-08-16 Language: Multi-language File Size: 15.60 MB

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Added OneMesh(TP-Link Mesh Technology) function; 
2. Added the client name modification function;
3. Added QR code function for connecting wireless network;
4. Added Wireless Schedule function;
5. Optimized the internet detection function;
6. Improve the stability of TP-Link cloud function;
7. Improve the mechanism of Parental Controls and QoS.

Bug Fixed:
1. Fixed the bug that forgot password function in the login page can't work normally after binding the TP-Link Cloud ID;
2. Fixed the bug that sometimes the router can't get Internet access when use L2TP connection;
3. Fixed the bug that can't login in the tether app when the router work on AP mode;
4. Fixed the bug that PPPoE dialing is instability under some ISP and improved the performance of the PPPoE dialing;
5. Fixed the bug that wireless device can't automatically disconnect and reconnect after modifying the wireless settings.

1. For Archer C7(EU)_V5;
2. You will lose the original configurations of Parental Controls and QoS due to mechanism improved.

Archer C7(EU)_V5_180425
Published Date: 2018-05-18 Language: Multi-language File Size: 15.53 MB

New Features/Enhancement
1. Improved the reliability for wireless connection on 5GHz.

Archer C7(EU)_V5_180308
Published Date: 2018-03-27 Language: Multi-language File Size: 15.53 MB

New Features/Enhancement
1.Added ALEXA & IFTTT function.
2.Support web management through HTTPS.
3.Improve the performance and stability.

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.


Published Date: 2018-10-29 Language: English File Size: 2.53 MB
Operating System: Mac OS 10.9-10.14
Published Date: 2018-05-03 Language: English File Size: 2.53 MB
Operating System: Mac OS 10.9-10.13
Published Date: 2017-12-21 Language: English File Size: 14.6MB
Operating System: Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10


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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Archer C7_V5(US/EU/CA/JP/TW/RU)
T2700G-28TQ License Download
License Model: T2700G-28TQ-L1000

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