How to Upgrade TP-Link Wireless 11AC Access Point

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Updated 06-28-2022 07:33:16 AM 32324
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Notices for upgrading:

1.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)​

For how to check the hardware version of the device please refer to here .

2.After you download the firmware from TP-Link website, please use unzip tools such as WinZIP or WinRAR to extract the firmware file to a folder on your computer;

3.It’s recommended to upgrade the firmware via Ethernet cable connection but not wireless connection;

4.Do NOT turn off the power or unplug the Ethernet cable during upgrade process.

Steps for Upgrading:

Step1

Connect your computer to the Ethernet port of the device by Ethernet cable. Make sure your network card is set to DHCP.

Step2

1.Open a web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox) and input 192.168.0.254 or http://tplinkap.net into the address bar, then press Enter.

2.Type in the Username and Password (both admin by default) and click Login.

Step3

Go to Advanced->System Tools->Firmware Upgrade, click Browse button to choose the firmware file you have unzipped before and click Upgrade.

Notes:

The device will reboot automatically after upgrading successfully, please wait for 2~3 minutes.

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