I have a TP-Link TL MR3020 router. It was working well, last night I saw a new update for the firmware, I did the update properly. But after rebooting, I am not able to connect to it. In fact, it was giving a message says windows cannot connect to this network. Is there any way to fix it? Please help me!!
If you encounter a firmware update failure with your TP-Link router then use Management Mode to recover the TP-Link router. In the Management Mode, the router will resume the loading of the firmware upgrade. Also, you can recover the router’s settings.
If TP-Link router is not connecting to internet then update router’s firmware or restore the router's settings to the factory defaults. Well, you can easily download TP-Link router latest firmware by directly connecting your computer to the modem to gain Internet access.
Make sure you have to download the correct firmware version for your TP-Link router otherwise technical problems will arise of TP Link firmware upgrade failed.
Step 1: Detect the Reset button, usually it is found on the backside. Press and hold down the Reset button for 20 seconds.
Step 2: While still holding down the Reset button, unplug TP-link router from the power cord and leave it unplugged for at least five seconds. After 5 seconds, plug it back in the power supply.
Step 3: After 5 seconds, you can release the Reset button. Now access the TP-Link router’s web-based setup page.
Step 4: Once the web-based setup page opens, you can see Management Mode Firmware Upgrade page (as shown below).
Step 5: Next, press a mouse click on the Browse button and choose the accurate firmware file from your local folder. After this, click the Apply button and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware update process.
If you accidentally encountered any technical issue in Management Mode, you can exit by simply unplugging the power cord from the router and plugging it back in.
Still encountering any difficulties in upgrading TP-Link router firmware or you are unable to enter Management Mode, then reboot your computer and your TP-Link router. Need help to fix TP-Link firmware upgrade failed issue, directly communicate with experts at TP-Link.