Flashing TP-LinkTL-WR740N with OpenWRT

  1. Find out your Tp-Link wireless router Model .2016-03-05-125318

2)Mine / FSFTN office’s is TL-WR740 Ver:4.28

3)Find out the appropriate OpenWRT version by referring to the wiki


Here in my case it Barrier Braker rc3


4)Obtain the required firmware from


5)Just in case the the normal site is not available use the mirror


6)Then go to or http://tplinklogin.net

Mostly the default user name and password would be admin , admin

7)There in the Firmware upgrade , upload your

openwrt-ar71xx-generic-tl-wr740n-v4-squashfs-factory.bin file


8)Upon upgradation reboot your device


9)Bling there you are .

10)Now , just in case you had LuCI installed – this time around when you type , you will be taken to the OpenWrt Configuration Interface . Now its all yours . Play around .


Note: there is no default password for the router . You can leave the field blank , get in and then change it .




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