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  • SoC : AR7241 (v1) AR9341 (v2)
  • RAM: 32 MB
  • Flash: 8 MB

Versions Supported

  • v1
  • v2

Flashing TL-WR842ND using tftp recovery mode

  • Press and hold WPS/Reset button, and power on router
  • Wait until Lock LED lights up before releasing WPS/Reset button
  • Router has IP address:
  • Router is standing by for a tftp server to appear with wr842nv2_tp_recovery.bin file using IP address:

Example commands using Parabola GNU/Linux

Configure PC IP address to

ip addr add dev enp3s0

Copy downloaded image into tftp server directory also renaming it to wr842nv2_tp_recovery.bin

cp librecmc-ar71xx-generic-tl-wr842n-v2-squashfs-factory.bin /srv/tftp/wr842nv2_tp_recovery.bin

Start tftpd

systemctl start tftpd.socket

systemctl start tftpd.service

  • After a short time all LEDs will flash once then router will reboot normally

Reset instructions