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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.


Published Date: 2019-07-08 Language: Multi-language File Size: 7.85 MB

New features/Enhancement:
1.Updated access address of TPLINK cloud feature;
2.Updated software to adapt new Tether App version;
3.Added some ISPs in Czechoslovakia;
4.Improved IPTV function.

Bugs fixes:
1.Fixed the bug that some online games may drop the line in Turkey;
2.Fixed the bug that IPv6 lease time for devices in the LAN don't match that provided by the ISP;
3.Fixed some compatibility problems with third-party chips.

1.For TD-W9960(EU)_V1.0.


Published Date: 2018-09-13 Language: Multi-language File Size: 7.66 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:
New features/Enhancement:
1.Upgraded software to adapt TPLINK cloud feature.
2.Upgraded software to adapt new Tether App version.
3.Improved IPTV function.

Bugs fixes:
1. Fixed the bug on connecting to BT(UK ISP) internet.
2. Added wireless patch to solve the problem about "Invaild Password".
1.For TD-W9960(EU)_V1.0.
2.It is not recommended to back to the previous version once you upgraded to this firmware.


Published Date: 2018-04-04 Language: Multi-language File Size: 7.69 MB

New features/Enhancement:
1.Improved the support of DSL vectoring technology.
2.Added the feature of automatically skipping from current management page to default management page after factory reset.
3.Increased the max number of Virtual Servers entries to 32.
4.Removed the administrator page on remote access to protect the account settings of devices from being changed remotely.
Bugs fixes:
1.Fixed the WPA2 KRACK Vulnerability.
2.Fixed the bug that parental control can not restrict the clients connected to Guest Network.
3.Fixed the bug that clients' name will be shown as unknown when connected to Guest Network.
First official released firmware for TD-W9960(EU)_V1.0.

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.

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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 TP-Link device's firmware to the latest version.


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

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