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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 AXE5400(USW)_V1.6_1.2.1 Build 20240607

Published Date: 2024-07-09 Language: Multi-language File Size: 43.41 MB

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Optimize the HomeShield function,
2. Enhance device security.

Bug Fixed:
Fixed the bug that when deleting a whitelist entry from the bottom in the specific topology, the entry would not be deleted, but random entries would disappear.

Archer AXE5400(USW)_V1.6_1.2.0 Build 20240320

Published Date: 2024-05-29 Language: Multi-language File Size: 42.36 MB

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Add the Easymesh function,
2. Improve the client list function,
3. Add the IoT network and Device Isolation function,
4. Add the WireGuard VPN Server&Client function,
5. Add the function that getting the configuration from the old router in Quick Setup,
6. Add the Time Control and Bandwidth Control on the Guest Network,
7. Enhance the Wireless setting security,
8. Improve the IPTV/VLAN function, allow the IPTV do not use the tag,
9. Improve the mail system log and passwore recovery function,
10. Add the IPV6 setting on the Tehter,
11. Add the function to limit the device's network speed,
12. Add the encryption function of the Guest Network Captive Portal,
13. Add the TP-Link ID, Access control function on the AP mode.

Bug Fixed:
1. Fixed the bug that the smart connection occasionally turns itself off,
2. Fixed the bug that the Address Reservation can't show all the clients,
3. Fixed the bug that the first time set the time zone in the Quick Setup and probability Daylight saving Time cannot be automatically turned on and off,
4. Fixed the bug that the mesh device cannot be ethernet backhual with the router when it works in AP mode and is connected to a LAN port,
5. Fixed the bug that the mail system log can't be sent from Microsoft Mailbox.
Note: You will be unable to downgrade to the previous firmware version after updating this firmware.

Archer AXE5400(USW)_V1.6_231115

Published Date: 2023-12-12 Language: Multi-language File Size: 39.84 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:
1. Enhance device security;
2. Improve the stability of the equipment.

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