Would you like to learn how to upgrade the firmware of a TP-LINK TL-WA850R wireless repeater? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to do the firmware upgrade on a TP-LINK TL-WA850R wireless repeater.

• TP-LINK TL-WA850R - Version 6.0

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TL-WA850R - Firmware upgrade

On the back of the device, verify the version of your wireless repeater.

In our example, the wireless repeater version is 6.0.

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Access the TP-LINK website and download the latest firmware version.

It is important to download the firmware to the correct version of your wireless repeater.


In our example, we download the file named: TL-WA850RE_V6_200923.zip

Extract the content of the ZIP file.

Open your browser and enter the IP address of your wireless repeater.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:


The TL-WA850R web interface should be presented.

On the login screen, enter the management password.

TL-WA850R - Login

Access the Advanced tab on the top of the screen.

ARCHER C6 - Advanced menu

Access the SYSTEM TOOLS menu and select the FIRMWARE UPGRADE option.

TPLINK TL-WA850R - Firmware

Click on the Browser button.


Select the firmware file and click on the Upgrade button.

TL-WA850R - Firmware

Wait for the Upgrade to finish and reboot the wireless repeater.