General questions about EasyMesh

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Updated 01-12-2024 07:07:00 AM 67391
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Q1. What TP-Link product will support EasyMesh?

A. You may refer to the TP-Link EasyMesh Compatible Devices

NOTE: Please be aware that certain models will require firmware updates to support EasyMesh, you could pay attention to the subsequent firmware releases on the TP-Link official website.

Q2. Can I use TP-Link EasyMesh products together with TP-Link OneMesh or Deco Mesh products?

A. Yes and No. Wi-Fi EasyMesh, TP-Link OneMesh™, and Deco Mesh are three different mesh Wi-Fi solutions provided by TP-Link. You cannot build a mesh network by mixing TP-Link OneMesh™ routers/extenders with Deco Mesh, but you can build up a mesh system with TP-Link EasyMesh and OneMesh™ devices. In other words, you can still build up a mesh network if you have “EasyMesh router + Onemesh extender” or “OneMesh router + EasyMesh extender”.

Q3. Will EasyMesh support Ethernet Backhaul?

A. EasyMesh routers or extenders are planned to support Ethernet Backhaul and some of the EasyMesh routers have already supported it via a firmware upgrade. Please keep an eye on the official website and the router’s online updates for firmware updates when the new features are available.

Click here to get the models of Router that has supported Ethernet backhaul already.

Q4. Can I use TP-Link EasyMesh devices with EasyMesh products from different manufacturers or companies? Are they compatible?

A. Theoretically, TP-Link EasyMesh will work with any EasyMesh-certified products due to the standardized EasyMesh technology. However, EasyMesh networking methods can vary based on the manufacturers, we highly recommend using TP-Link EasyMesh products together to ensure the best performance and full compatibility.

Q5. If I have a TP-Link EasyMesh router working under AP mode, can I set it as an EasyMesh main router directly?

A. At present, EasyMesh is not supported when the router is working under AP mode, and You must make sure the router is working under wireless router mode.

Q6. If the TP-Link range extender was installed in another house, can I just take it here and add it to the existing TP-Link EasyMesh system?

A. Yes, we can press the WPS button on the main router and new extender to finish the EasyMesh configuration.

Q7. If I want to add more than one TP-Link range extender to the existing EasyMesh system, can I press the WPS button on the additional Range Extender and existing Range Extender separately to finish the process?

A. No, we must press the WPS button on the main router and satellite extender separately to establish an EasyMesh connection.

Q8. Can I configure the EasyMesh network with Tether Application?

A. Yes, currently some models have supported it, such as Archer C80, AX72, BE800, etc. If your main router shows EasyMesh on Tether App, you can add the satellite devices via App.

Please keep an eye on the official website and the router’s online updates for firmware updates when the new features are available.

Q9. How to add the old router into EasyMesh?

A. We need to upgrade the Router to the firmware which supports EasyMesh, then reset it to get it back to factory mode, then we can add this router to other main EasyMesh routers.

For detailed configuration process, please click here

Q10. Can I use my own router which doesn't support EasyMesh as the main router?

A. No, for now, we will still need the main router to support EasyMesh at least, then it will help handle and decide when and how we should connect and roam in our EasyMesh WiFi network.

Q11. If I disable the EasyMesh function on the main router’s web mistakenly, can I turn it back on to recover the original EasyMesh connection?

A. It depends on the type of satellite devices. If the satellite device is a range extender, it can recover the EasyMesh connection automatically. But if the satellite device is a router, it cannot rejoin the EasyMesh network automatically.

Q12. What can I do if I fail to configure the EasyMesh Network?

1) Please make sure the Main Router and Satellite devices have the latest EasyMesh-Supported firmware.

2) Please make sure the EasyMesh has been enabled successfully on Main Router and Satellite devices.

3) Make sure the Satellite router has been reset or set to satellite mode.

Note: For TP-Link satellite router, after you reset it or set it to satellite router mode, please don’t log in to its Web management page again.

4) If you set up via Tether App, please make sure the App is up to date.

5) Reset the Satellite Devices and repeat the EasyMesh configuration process.

6) Contact TP-Link technical support with the following information collected:

the main router and satellite device’s model, hardware and firmware version.

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