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 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.
TD-W8951ND_V5_160113
Published Date: 2016-01-13 Language: English File Size: 1.41 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed bug that web interface cannot login after connecting to internet for a long time.
2.Fixed XSS, misfortune cookie security issue.
 

Notes:

Notes:
1.For TD-W8951ND_V5
2. Your device’s configuration won't be lost after upgrading,which means you needn't to configure your device again after upgrading
TD-W8951ND_V5_141114
Published Date: 2014-11-14 Language: English File Size: 1.41 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Bug Fixed:
    (1)Fixed the bug that in some regions LAN setting can't be saved correctly while using Chrome browser.
    (2)Added new timezone mechanism.

Notes:

For TD-W8951ND_V5
TD-W8951ND_V5_140226 & TD-W8951ND_V5_140306
Published Date: 2014-03-06 Language: English File Size: 2.75 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Improved security mechanism
  2. Fixed the problem router's time can't synchronize from PC successfully
  3. Banned accessing the firmware upgrading page from WAN
  4. Fixed the problem router failed to upload rom-0(Backup configuration)
  5. Solved the problem that the login interface can't save the password correctly in Chrome and Firefox
  6. Solved the problem when openning port 80 in Virtual Server, router's supportweb interface port will change to 8080, but can't access the supportweb with WAN IP:8080 successfully from WAN.

Notes:

1.Please read the txt document "Which one should I choose to upgrade"(included in the zip file) carefully before upgrade.
2.Firmware can't be downgraded.

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.

Utility

Published Date: 2012-05-22 Language: English File Size: 9.14 MB
Operating System: Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7

Notes:

For TD-W8951ND v5
T2700G-28TQ License Download
License Model: T2700G-28TQ-L1000

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