[FAQ ID: 206]How to upgrade TP-LINK ADSL Modem Router (Broadcom Solution)

Suitable for: VDSL/ADSL

Notice:

  • 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 http://192.168.1.1 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 http://192.168.1.1 and re-enter the settings you have written down before upgrading.

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