How To Setup TP-Link Router?

If you have got a new TP-Link Router then you may not be familiar with the router and know not how to set up the router. Setting up any router is easy including those from TP-Link. You can easily set up your TP-Link Router by following this guide below.

How To Setup a TP-Link Router?

Before you proceed any further, here are a few things that you should do:

  • Turn off your router, modem, and PC.
  • Connect the modem to the TP-Link using the WAN port on the backside of the TP-Link via an Ethernet Cable.
  • Connect the PC to the TP-Link Router using the LAN port via an Ethernet Cable.
  • Now, power on your router, modem, and PC.

Now, you should follow these steps to set up your TP-Link Router:

  1. Open a web browser on your PC.
  2. Head over to
  3. A login page will appear, asking you to enter the login username and password.
  4. Enter the login username and password to proceed further. (The default username and password For TP-Link devices is admin.)
  5. Once logged in, go to Network > WAN.
  6. In the WAN Connection Type, select Dynamic IP.
  7. Click on Save.
  8. Wait for a few minutes and go to the Status page and scroll down to the WAN section.
  9. If you see any IP Address there then it means that a connection is established between the router and the modem. If it shows no IP address then move to the next step.
  10. Go to Network > MAC Clone > Clone MAC Address.
  11. Now, the router should be showing an IP address on the Status page. (If the problem still persists then reboot your router and after it restarts, a connection would have been established between router and modem.)