TP-Link ROUTER BASIC CONFIGURATIONS – TP-Link router

Basic initial setup

Steps to setup the TP-Link routers:

  • Use an Ethernet cable provided with the router to attach the modem to the WAN port of the TP-Link router.
  • Plug in the router to an active power source and turn it on using the On/Off switch on the back.
  • Using a computer or a laptop, connect to the wireless network name broadcasted by the router. The default username and password are provided at the bottom of the device.
  • Go to a web browser and type www.tplinkwifi.net in the address bar to access the admin login page for the router.

http://tplinkwifinetlogin.com

  • Alternatively, the user can type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar as well to access the same page.
  • Enter the default username and password for the router.
    User Name : admin
    Password : password
  • Click Login to login to the router.
  • The Quick Setup will appear. Click Next to get started.
  • Enter the new desired username in the field provided below the Wireless
  • Network Name field.
    Don’t use any personal information within the username as nearby devices can see the username.
  • In the WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK field, enter the new desired password for the wireless network.
  • Make sure to use a very strong password for the wireless network which makes it difficult for others to guess.
  • Click Next. Now, click Finish.
  • You will now be disconnected from the router. Reconnect to the router using the new SSID and password.
  • The TP-Link wireless network will now be setup.

TP-Link ROUTER BASIC LOGIN PROCESS

Steps to login to the TP-Link Wi-Fi router:

  • Type www.tplinkwifi.net in the address bar of any internet browser to access the admin page for the router.
  • The login window will display.
  • There, the user will have to enter the default information written on the bottom of the router.
    User Name : admin
    Password : admin
  • If the user has previously changed the default username and password, type that in instead. If that fails too, try restoring the router back to its factory default settings.
  • Now, the user will be logged in to their router.
  • From here, the user can further configure their wireless network and personalize it according to their needs.

To troubleshoot the network problems, the user can choose to reset their router if needed.

Steps to reset the TP-Link router:

  • Using a paper clip, press the reset button located at the back of the router.

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  • Hold the reset button for about ten seconds.
  • Release the reset button after ten seconds. The TP-Link router will now be restored back to its factory default settings.
  • Once the router has been restored back to the factory default settings, the personalized settings of the user will disappear. The process cannot be reversed once the reset is complete.

For additional security, it is highly recommended that the default username and password must be changed.

  • This way, any unauthorized user will never be able to gain access to the user’s network.
  • Navigate to www.tplinkwifi.net in any internet browser to access the admin login page.
  • Enter the default username and password in the fields provided.
    User Name : admin
    Password : admin
  • Click the System Tools in the navigation bar on the left side of the screen. Now, click on Password option.
  • Enter admin in the username and password fields.
  • Now, enter the new username and password in the respective fields provided. Confirm the new password as well.
  • Make sure that the new password strength is very strong so that people cannot guess it. Also, do not share the password with anyone.
  • Click the Save option. You will now be logged out.
  • Reconnect to the wireless network using the new username and password.

Now, the default username and password for the TP-Link wireless network will have been changed successfully.

Take Note:

  • Make sure that the username does not contain any password hints or any other type of sensitive information as the username is visible to nearby devices.
  • Do not share the password with anybody.
  • For enhanced performance, it is highly recommended that the user updates the firmware for their TP-Link router.
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Steps to update the firmware for the TP-Link router:

http://tplinkwifinetlogin.com

  • The user will then have to enter the default username and password for their router.
  • The username is admin and the password is also admin. They will be provided at the bottom of the router.
  • They will be case sensitive.
  • Select ADVANCED option.
  • Now, select the Firmware Update option.
  • Click the Router Update or Firmware
  • Update option. Click Check button.
  • The router will now look for a firmware update and ask to install if any is available. Click Yes to begin.
  • The router will then begin updating the firmware for the Netgear router.
  • Once the router has finished updating, the router will reboot itself.

Take Note:

Do not unplug the router from its power source as it can damage the firmware of the router.