How to Upgrade TP-Link Wireless 11AC Access Point?

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Updated 03-26-2021 09:19:03 AM 27292
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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:


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



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

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


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


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

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