How to upgrade TP-Link ADSL Modem Router (TrendChip Solution)

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Updated 11-29-2017 03:51:16 AM 162717
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  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware version.Wrong firmware upgrading may
    damage your device and void the warranty.

  • After you downloaded the firmware from TP-Link website, please use decompression software such as
    WinZIP orWinRAR to extract the firmware file to a folder;
  • Do NOT upgrade the firmware via wireless connection;
  • Do NOT turn off the power or cut down the Ethernet cable during upgrade process;
  • Please write down all current settings as a backup and enter them manually after upgrading.


Step 1 Log into the ADSL Modem Router by typing in the address bar of the web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox). The User Name and Password are both admin unless you have changed it before.



Step 2 Click Maintenance ->Firmware click the Browse button to choose the firmware you already extracted in the folder.

Step 3 Click the UPGRADE button. The device will reboot automatically after the upgrading has been finished. Please wait about 3 minutes.

Step 4 Click Status-> Device Info, verify that the router’s firmware has been upgraded.



Step 5 You have to restore the device to factory default to make the new functions take effect; Click Maintenance->SysRestart, choose Factory Default Settings, Click RESTART button.

Step 6 After restoring factory default, please login and re-enter the settings you have written down before upgrading.

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