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How to install TP-Link wireless router to work with a DSL Modem (PPPoE)?

  • Connect your TP-Link modem to the WAN port of the TP-Link router via an Ethernet cable; connect a computer to TP-Link router’s LAN port via an Ethernet cable.
  • Power on your router and computer first and then TP-Link modem.
Step 1
Log into the router’s web-based management page
To log into the router’s web-based management page, please refer to:
Step 2
Configure WAN Connection Type
On the router’s management page, click Network > WAN on the left of the web page:
Change the WAN Connection Type to PPPoE.
Step 3
Enter your PPPoE username and password which are provided by your ISP.
Step 4
Click Save to save your settings, then the router will connect to Internet after a while.
Step 5
Wait for a few minutes and check the WAN part on the Status page, if it shows any IP address (similar as below), that means the connection between the Router and the Modem is established.
Step 6
If there is not wan IP address and no internet access, please do a Power Cycle as the below:
1.  Turn the DSL modem off first, then turn your router and computer off, and leave them off for about 2 minutes;

2.  Turn the DSL modem on first, wait till the modem gets ready, then turn the router and your computer back on.