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How to upgrade TP-LINK ADSL Modem Router (Broadcom Solution)


  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmwareversion.Wrong firmware upgrading may
    damage your device and void the warranty.

  • After you downloaded the firmware from TP-LINK website, please use decompression software such
    as WinZIP orWinRAR to extract the firmware file to a folder
  • Do NOT upgrade the firmware via wireless connection;
  • Do NOT turn off the power or cut down the Ethernet cable during upgrade process;
  • Please write down all current settings as a backup and enter them manually after upgrading.
  • Internet Explorer(IE) is recommended to upgrade the firmware.

Step 1 Log into the ADSL Modem Router by typing in the address bar of the web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox). The User Name and Password are both admin unless you have changed it before.



Step 2 Click Management ->Update Software, click the Browse button to choose the firmware you already extracted in the folder.


Step 3 Click the Update Firmware button. The device will reboot automatically after the upgrading has been finished. Please wait about 3 minutes.

Step 4 Click Device Info->Summary, verify that the router’s firmware has been upgraded.


Step 5 It is recommended that restoring the device to factory default to make the new functions take effect; Click Management->Settings->Restore Default, Click Restore Default Settings Button.


Step 6 After restoring factory default, please login and re-enter the settings you have written down before upgrading.