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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.

Archer AX72 Pro(US)_V1.6_1.3.1 Build 20240426

Published Date: 2024-07-02 Language: Multi-language File Size: 36.21 MB

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Enhanced the HomeShield feature; 
2. Added WAN port speed display function on the APP;
3. Added DPI (Deep packet inspection) feature to improve the traffic identification accuracy and the QoS performance.
4. Add Fing recognition to improve the accuracy of the device model recognition; 
5. Optimized the system stability;
6. Improved the device security.

Bug fixes:
1. Fixed some slow speed bugs;
2. Fixed the bug that Daylight Saving Time cannot be automatically switched on and off during the first quick setup.

Note: This firmware cannot be downgraded to the previous firmware.

Archer AX72 Pro(US)_V1.6_1.2.4 Build 20240331

Published Date: 2024-06-13 Language: Multi-language File Size: 35.35 MB

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Optimize the stability of the equipment.

Bug Fixed:
1. Fixed the bug that an occasional failure occurs during vlan setting;
2. Fixed the bug that IPTV port probabilistically fails to play multicast videos on the wan in the custom mode of vlans;
3. Fixed the bug that the flow is abnormal when the prototype is running the l2tp-vpn server.

Archer AX72 Pro(US)_V1.6_1.2.3 Build 20240125

Published Date: 2024-03-07 Language: Multi-language File Size: 35.34 MB

Enhanced device stability;
Fixed the bug that prevented the ability to be pinged with WireGuard server enabled.

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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