tp-link-tl-wr840nConfigure the Router

TP-link introduced the latest 300mbps wireless router especially for the small business and home office. The TP-Link TL-WR840N is the first combined wired or wireless connection router.  It is a high-speed solution for the tp-link users who can meet up with their demanding home network with a TP-Link WR840N router. Moreover, the setup of the TP-Link WR840N router is quite simple. If you want to set up your TP-Link WR840 router by own, then you are in the right article. In this article, we explain the following simple steps to set up the TP-Link WR840N router. Let’s see the basic steps to setup the TP-Link TL-WR840N wireless router.

Steps to setup TP-Link TL-WR840N router

setup TP-Link TL-WR840N router

1. Configure the hardware

  • Foremost, turn off the home modem, remove and reinsert the backup battery if it has any.
  • Now, turn on the modem and plugin back to the power outlet.
  • Wait for 2-3 minutes for the modem to restart.
  • Take an Ethernet cable and connect the modem to the WAN port of the TP-Link WR840N router.
  • Further, if your internet connection does not need a modem, then directly connect the Ethernet cable to the router’s WAN port.
  • At last, check the LED light to ensure that the router is on.

2. Configure the Router

tp-link-tl-wr840nConfigure the Router
  • Most important, connect your computer to the WR840N router using the Ethernet cable.
    Note: If you want to connect through a wireless connection, for this use, the network name and password are printed on the product label of the router.
  • Navigate to the web browser and enter http://tplinkwifi.net or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • Meanwhile, you will ask for the username and password.
  • Type admin in both username and password fields.
  • Hit the Login button.
  • Tap on the Quick Setup on the left side, and hit the Next option.
  • Choose the WAN Connection Type of your router.
  • In case you don’t know your connection type, then choose the Auto-Detect option.
  • Click on the Next button and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Here, you can customize your wireless settings.
  • Hit the Next
  • Finally, click on the Finish option to complete the Quick Setup.

How to Reset your TP-Link WR840N router

Here, you will learn the reset method of the TP-Link WR840N router. You can reset your router either by hard reset or by web interface process. Follow the given mentioned below steps to reset your TP-Link WR840N router.

1. Hard Reset

tp-link-tl-wr840n Hard reset

Important points:

  • A hard reset will restore the current settings of your device to the factory default settings.
  • Before you do the hard reset, you can load or copy the configuration file for back up.

Steps to Hard Reset :

  • First of all, power on your TP-Link WR840N router.
  • Find the WPS/Reset button of the router.
  • Press and hold the WPS/reset button for more than 12 seconds.
  • Release the WPS/Reset button until the LED light turns to slow flash from the quick flash.
  • Wait here for the router to reboot to its factory default settings.

2. By Web Interface

  • Go to the web browser and visit http://tplinkwifi.net.
  • After that, log in to the TP-Link TL-WR840N router using the login credentials.
  • Move to the Advanced Settings and then System Tools.
  • Select Backup & Restore, here a factory default restore page will open.
  • Select the Factory Restore setting.
  • Later, the router will automatically reboot to its factory default settings.

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