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Published Date: 2022-02-21 Language: English File Size: 1.75 MB
Operating System: Mac OS 10.15/11.x/12.x


Published Date: 2018-10-29 Language: English File Size: 2.53 MB
Operating System: Mac OS 10.9-10.14

TD-W8968_V2_Easy Setup Assistant

Published Date: 2013-07-11 Language: English File Size: 10.26 MB
Operating System: WinXP/Vista/7/8

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Photos concerning wireless LED changed
  2. Add special tips for CLI lock when password error 5 times


For TD-W8968 V2


Published Date: 2013-07-11 Language: English File Size: 7.29 MB
Operating System: WinXP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

Setup Video

  • How to turn a router into an Access Point?



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: 2014-05-14 Language: English File Size: 6.37 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fix the problem that we can't dial up successfully in Surabaya of Indonesia.
  2. Fix the problem that LAN client can't communicate with WLAN client if we enable "Firewall" and select "Deny" as Default Filtering Rules.
  3. Fix the problem that it will fail to dial up successfully if we set PPP password empty.
  4. Fix the problem that it won't show ipAdEntAddr node in SNMP software when WAN IP is less than 127.x.x.x.
  5. Fix the problem that the options in web management interface can't show compeletly in Chrome & Firefox broswer on computer and the broswer in Android & iPhone & iPad.
  6. Fix the problem that DDNS function will stop walking after around 2 hours when we use EWAN mode with DHCP connection.


For TD-W8968 V2


Published Date: 2013-12-24 Language: English File Size: 6.37 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fixed the problem that CWMP can't be recognized by some ISP.
  2. Fixed the IPv6 connection problem.
  3. Fixed the VOIP problem with pennytel account.


FOR TD-W8968 V2


Published Date: 2013-11-08 Language: English File Size: 6.22 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. EWAN support Dual Access for PPTP/L2TP/PPPoE connection;
  2. When you update from the univesal version, your current settings will be erased, please save your config file befrore update this firware.


For TD-W8968 V2

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