TP-Link may at times offer beta firmware to users within our community forum. This is to allow our consumer base to try out pre-release features or potential updates meant to address some specific concern. As the firmware is a beta release, we welcome any and all feedback on the quality and usability of the software to help us identify issues, and fix them to further improve the firmware for production release.
This article, including any documents referred to it, contains the terms and conditions of use for “TP-Link beta firmware” to be accepted before installation of any “TP-Link beta firmware”, and it applies to and governs your participation in any or all of public or private beta programs. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before installing or using any firmware and/or other software provided to you by any TP-Link moderator or personnel. You should understand that by installing any beta firmware or software from this community, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, which creates a legal agreement between you and TP-Link.
1.1 You are of the legal age of majority where you live and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, which creates a legal agreement between you and TP-Link. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not install or use “TP-Link beta firmware”.
1.2 Your participation is voluntary and free and no compensation is required. Your participation does not create a legal partnership, agency, or employment relationship between you and TP-Link.
1.3 You are fully aware that beta firmware or pre-release firmware may contain errors or inaccuracies. You should back up your devices regularly to prevent permanent data loss.
1.4 Installing the public beta firmware itself does not void your hardware warranty. But some conditions disqualify products from the limited warranty. Get to know more
about Replacement & Warranty, please click here.
1.5 TP-Link reserves the right to modify and/or update the Terms and Conditions at any time.
1.6 These Terms and Conditions apply to you regardless of how you have accessed the TP-Link beta firmware and regardless of the territory in which you live or conduct business.
2. TP-Link Beta Firmware
2.1 TP-Link beta firmware has not been through the full testing process, it’s still being developed, tested, and evaluated. It may contain errors or inaccuracies, you should back up your device before installing any beta firmware.
2.2 You can still upgrade to the official firmware if there is any.
2.3 Limited support may be provided for the beta firmware.
3. TP-Link’s Limited Warranty
TP-Link beta firmware is provided to you without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied. You understand that use of TP-Link beta firmware is at your own risk. TP-Link shall not under any circumstances be responsible for any unforeseen issues.
4. No Reverse Engineering
You agree not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, decrypt, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of any TP-Link beta firmware provided herewithin.
5. Confidentiality of Beta Files
You agree that the Pre-Release firmware and any information concerning the Pre-Release firmware will be considered as “Confidential Information”. You agree to use the Confidential Information solely for the permitted uses as set forth in this Agreement.
6. Consent to Collection and Use of Data
6.1 You acknowledge that TP-Link will be collecting, using, storing, processing, and analyzing diagnostic, technical, error reports, crash dumps, usage, and other related data from your devices that are running beta firmware to help TP-Link improve our products and services.
7.1 You agree not to blog, tweet, and discuss the beta firmware somewhere out of the TP-Link community, including without limitation posting to forums, websites, and FTP servers for others to download.
7.2 You agree that in the absence of a separate written agreement to the contrary, TP-Link will be free to use any Feedback you provide for any purpose.
7.3 If you have feedback or run into any issues with the new firmware, you can let us know by commenting in the initial thread. You can also submit Email Feedback from within the TP-Link APPs, such as Tether or Deco.
TP-Link reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the beta firmware at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
9. Disclaimer of Liability
In no event shall TP-Link’s liability hereunder arising out of any event exceed $1.00.