How to Upgrade the Firmware on the TP-Link Wi-Fi Routers (New Logo)?

Configuration Guide
Updated 09-06-2019 07:00:12 AM
This Article Applies to: 


1) Some models have multiple hardware versions. Please verify the hardware version of your device. When upgrading use only firmware for the same hardware version. Wrong firmware upgrading may damage your device and void the warranty.

To check the hardware version of your device please click here.

For example, if you have an Archer C7 version 4, you would choose version 4. Please find out the correct hardware version and read the important note before the upgrade.

2) Do NOT upgrade the firmware via wireless connection

3) Do NOT turn off the power or cut down the Ethernet cable during upgrade process

4)Please pay attention to the Notes of the firmware you downloaded. In some cases new firmware cannot support a backup file of the older firmware. If this is the case, you will need to reconfigure the router manually.


Step 1

Download the latest firmware version for your device.

Go to download center for your Region on the TP-Link website. Then, select the appropriate drop downs for your TP-Link product.  Choose the corresponding hardware version, click on Firmware.  A list of available firmware will be displayed.

Step 2

Unzip/extract the Firmware from the downloaded .ZIP file

Step 3

Log in to the web-based interface of the router. If you don’t know how to do that, please refer to

a. How to log in to the web-based interface of Wi-Fi Routers (new logo)?

b. How to log in to the web-based interface of Wi-Fi Routers (new logo)?

Step 4

Go to Advanced > System Tools > Firmware Upgrade.

Step 5

Focus on the Device Information section. Make sure the downloaded firmware file is matched with the Hardware Version.

Step 6

Focus on the Manual Upgrade section. Click Browse to locate the downloaded new firmware file, and click Upgrade.

Wait a few minutes for the upgrade and reboot to complete.


Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.