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-W9980_V1_USB Printer Controller_Utility

Published Date: 2015-07-01 Language: English File Size: 15.03 MB
Operating System: Win2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10


For TD-W9980_V1

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 V1.x=V1)
    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: 2016-01-25 Language: English File Size: 7.75 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the bug that can not get the IPv6 Gateway within ZEN of UK.
2.Fixed the bug that DSL error packet shows abnormal.
3.Fixed the bug that can not get the DNSv6 and LAN IPv6 prefix automatically.


1.For TD-W9980(UN)_V1
2.Your device's configuration won't be lost after upgrating;
3.The device cannot be downgraded after the upgrade.


Published Date: 2015-05-07 Language: English File Size: 7.65 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

New Features/Enhancement:

1.The prefix length of the Static IP of IPV6 now can be changed from 0 to 128.

2.Updated the ISP information list.

3.Improved the performance of Wireless 5GHz in short distances.

Bug Fixed:

1.Fixed the bug that the speed dropped on the BT line of UK when G.INP was enabled.

2.Fixed the kcodes security bug.

3.Fixed the bug that TD-W9980 had compatibility issues with the line of ZEN in UK.

4.Fixed the bug that TD-W9980 had compatibility issues with the line of TALK TALK in UK.

5.Fixed the bug that static IPV6 connection did not take effect after a reboot.


1. For TD-W9980_V1 

2. Old firmware’s configuration file can be imported into this new firmware.

3. Your device’s configuration won't be lost after upgrading, which means you needn't to configure your device again after upgrading.


Published Date: 2014-12-15 Language: English File Size: 7.65 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. New Features/Enhancement:
    (1)Added some new ISP information.
    (2)Improved the compatibility with ISP OTE in Greece.
  2. Bug Fixed:
    (1)Fixed the bug that sometimes Youview can't be played in UK.
    (2)Fixed the bug that Internet can't work normally when PPP password was blank.
    (3)Fixed the bug that Diagnostic page may not be shown correctly sometimes.


For TD-W9980 V1

To Use Third Party Firmware In TP-Link Products

Some official firmware of TP-Link products can be replaced by the third party firmware such as DD-WRT. TP-Link is not obligated to provide any maintenance or support for it, and does not guarantee the performance and stability of third party firmware. Damage to the product as a result of using third party firmware will void the product's warranty.

Open Source Code For Programmers (GPL)

Please note: The products of TP-Link partly contain software code developed by third parties, including software code subject to the GNU General Public Licence (“GPL“), Version 1/Version 2/Version 3 or GNU Lesser General Public License ("LGPL"). You may use the respective software condition to following the GPL licence terms.

You can review, print and download the respective GPL licence terms here. You receive the GPL source codes of the respective software used in TP-Link products for direct download and further information, including a list of TP-Link software that contain GPL software code under GPL Code Center.

The respective programs are distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the respective GNU General Public License for more details.

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1. This Emulator is a virtual web GUI where you can program your TP-Link product firmware. For details about an individual product’s features and specifications please use the search facility and go to the product page.

2. Please check the firmware version corresponds to the version shown on the Emulator interface. Each firmware version has its own GUI and functionality.

3. Please note that not all firmware versions are represented on the Emulator.

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