Would you like to learn how to upgrade the firmware of a TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200 wireless router? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to do the firmware upgrade on a TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200 access point.

• TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200 - Version 2.0

Hardware List:

The following section presents the list of equipment used to create this tutorial.

Every piece of hardware listed above can be found at Amazon website.

Archer C6 AC1200 - Firmware upgrade

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

In our example, the wireless router version is 2.0.

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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 router.


In our example, we download the file named: ARCHERC6(US)_V2_191112.zip

Extract the content of the ZIP file.

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

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


The AC1200 web interface should be presented.

On the login screen, enter the management password.


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.

ARCHER C6 - System menu

Click on the Browser button.


Select the firmware file and click on the Upgrade button.

ARCHER C6 - Firmware

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