How To Setup TP Link Router For Wireless?

Setting up a secure wireless network with the TP-Link

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Answer Post By : Piper Claire Piper Claire
3 years ago

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Step 1: Connect the main router to the LAN port on TP-Link router through Ethernet cable.

Step 2: Connect your computer to anther LAN port through Ethernet cable then login to TP-LINK web interface through the IP address on the bottom label by the following tips: How do I log into the web-based utility of TP-LINK router

Step 3: Go to Network ->LAN on the left side menu change the LAN IP address of TP-LINK router to the same LAN of the main router.( For example if your main router gets the IP address of 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.X (1<X<254) is recommended for TP-LINK router). After that it would require a Reboot. Please click OK to reboot and then relogin to TP-LINK page with the new IP address

Step 4: Configure the wireless Go to Wireless->Wireless Settings page configure the SSID (Network name) and Channel. (If it is a dual band device please don't forget to select the Band.) Click Save button. Go to Wireless->Wireless Security page configure the wireless security. Here WPA-PSK/AES is recommended. PSK Password is the key of your wireless.

Step 5: Go to DHCP on the left side menu disable the DHCP Server and click Save button.

Step 6: Go to System Tools->Reboot page click Reboot button to reboot the device. After all of the tips above your computer would have internet through any LAN ports of TP-LINK by an Ethernet cable. At the same time your wireless client would have access to the TP-LINK wirelessly through the SSID and Password pointed to this.

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Answer Post By : Point Solution Point Solution
3 years ago

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TP-LINK company allows users to configure their routers working in N standard (marked as below) using the appropriate wizard built into Windows 7 operating system. 1. Connect the cable from the Internet provider (terminated with RJ-45 connector) to the WAN port of the router then connect the device to a power outlet. 2. On a computer running Windows 7 look up a wireless network named TP-LINK_XXXXXX (where XXXXXX- MAC address of the wireless router different for each item; in the example: D2D4A8) and double click it. 3. The new window displays information in the connected router and its configuration options. Press OK. 4. Read and remember (or jot down) the PIN of your router (on the bottom side). The PIN of our router is 01388558. 5. Enter the PIN into the field in the newly open window and confirm it by clicking Next. 6. Type in a name of your wireless network into the Enter network name field which will be displayed instead of TP-LIN_XXXXXX. Then click on Change password security level or encryption type (advanced). 7. The additional option allows you to configure WiFi network security. The Security key should be easy to remember but not easy to guess by other people (it is recommended to include some special signs such as @ # $ % & etc). Then click Next. 8. Configuration in progress: 9. After uploading the configuration the device may reboot: 10. After completion of the configuration the new window shows the security key that can be printed for further reference. The network profile can be also copied to a flash drive. 11. Windows 7 will display a window to define the kind of the network (location). Depending on the location of the router (home office public place) an appropriate network security profile is activated. 12. Our router has been installed in a private network where computers can communicate among themselves so we have chosen the home network option:

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