Install Tp-Link Router

Photo review TP-Link TL-WR720N

Specifications Tp-Link WR720N:

Wi-Fi data transfer rate of up to 150 Mbps-2 LAN ports-internal antenna-broadcast support for up to 4 wireless networks with different network names (SSID) and passwords for guests or friends-support 64/128/152-bit WEP, conforms to the standard 128 bit WPA (TKIP / AES), support for MIC, IV Expansion, Shared Key Authentication, support for IEEE 802.1X-standard firewall with filtering by IP, MAC and URLs allows flexible access control according to the schedule-built-in DHCP server with automatic allocation of dynamic IP-addresses dderzhka IGMP Proxy / Snooping for IPTV multicast-application-IpTV-support can be installed on the vertical (wall) or to a horizontal surface (table).

In this article, I will step by step describe the configuration of the following functions / capabilities of the router:

1 Router firmware update –

2 Internet Setup

3 Wi-Fi network setup-

4 Change the password to connect to the web interface.

Before starting to configure the router, configure on the computer / laptop.

Firmware update TP-Link WR720N.

The first thing to do immediately after buying a router is to update the firmware, since updating it will make the router more stable and secure. To do this, you need to go to its web interface, to do this, connect one end of the network cable (it is included) to the computer / laptop, and the second to any LAN port on the router (they are yellow). Connect the power supply to the router. Open any browser on your computer (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Opera), in the address bar specify the IP address of the router A login and password window will open, enter login-admin password-admin.

In the web interface window, in the line Firmware version you will see the firmware version, go to the official website and download the latest firmware (if any).

In this example, the old version of the firmware is installed and it needs to be updated. To do this, download and unzip the downloaded archive. After that, on the web interface go to the tab "System tools"- "Firmware Update"click "Overview". select the file with the update (extension .bin) and click "Refresh".

Attention!!! During the firmware update, do not turn off the computer and the router, this may disable the router.

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