Archer AX55: IoT Networking, WireGuard VPN, and More

Archer AX55: IoT Networking, WireGuard VPN, and More

Archer AX55: IoT Networking, WireGuard VPN, and More
Archer AX55: IoT Networking, WireGuard VPN, and More
2023-05-18 23:39:24
Model: Archer AX55  
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A New Firmware has been released for the Archer AX55 V1 and V1.6

 

The Update brings many features you may have seen in testing across the forum, such as Wireguard VPN Compatability, IoT Networking, and improved configuration options. You may update the firmware through your Tether App or by downloading the firmware from your product page and upgrading manually through the WebUI. 

 

The Full Patch Notes are Provided Below and Are Always Available on the Download Page for Your Router

 

This firmware contains important updates for HomeShield Pro, and we strongly recommend all HomeShield Pro users to upgrade to this firmware.

New Features/Enhancements:

1. Added Wireguard VPN feature;
2. Added Advanced features into AP mode;
3. Added flow control switch;
4. Added IoT network feature;
5. Supported setting the local DNS server as the main DNS server;
6. Optimized VPN client feature;
7. Optimized web UI of some advanced functions;
8. Improved the accuracy of Client Type Identification in the offline state;
9. Enhancing the Parental Control feature to support blocking traffic in more scenarios.

 

Bug Fixes:

1. Fixed the bug that caused Apple devices to be recognized as "unknown" devices at times;
2. Fixed some bugs related to the HomeShield feature, which enhances the stability and reliability of the network security function.

 

NOTE: 

1. This firmware cannot be degraded to the previous version;
2. To fully utilize all HomeShield Pro features, we recommend that you download and install the latest version of the Tether app on your mobile device.

For Android users: Recommended Tether version 4.1.23 or later
For iOS users: Recommended Tether version 4.1.11 or later

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Re:Archer AX55: IoT Networking, WireGuard VPN, and More
2023-05-20 21:34:39

  @Riley_S hello, could you pls elaborate on "5. Supported setting the local DNS server as the main DNS server;"

Where is this? What settings section?

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Re:Archer AX55: IoT Networking, WireGuard VPN, and More
2023-05-22 09:52:00

  @Riley_S hello, I use 2 ax55 routers when Ethernet Back Haul is planned?

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