How to secure Wi-Fi with a password on modem router (self-developed UI)
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Step 1 Log in to the web interface of the modem router.
Put default access http://tplinkmodem.net or http://192.168.1.1 into the address bar at the top of the web browser and log in to the modem’s web interface with user name and password which are both admin.
Step 2 For TD-W8968 and TD-W8970 which are singal band modems,go to Wireless---Wireless Security to set up the wireless;For dual band modems(TD-W8980,TD-W9980, Archer D2/D5/D7/D9),you can secure the 2.4GHz and the 5GHz wireless network with different password or identical ones.Select the band (Wireless 2.4GHz/Wireless 5GHz)you want to configure, then click Wireless Security, select “ WPA/WPA2-PSK personal” as authentication type, set Encryption to AES, and create a Wi-Fi password in the box “Wireless password”, then apply/save the settings.
Please note: If you find that you´re unable to connect to your wireless network after changing your router´s wireless settings, please refer to the related articles below:
1.Wi-Fi password can be numbers from 0-9, letters, or a combination of them.
2.WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK is the most secured, thus recommended security option;. While some devices may not work well with WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, then you can also secure Wi-Fi with WEP
Note: Please pay attention to the format of the WEP password.
WEP 64-bits :
For each key, please enter either (1) 5 characters excluding symbols, or (2) 10 characters ranging from 0~9, a, b, c, d, e, f.
WEP 128-bits :
For each key, please enter either (1) 13 characters excluding symbols, or (2) 26 characters ranging from 0~9, a, b, c, d, e, f.
Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.
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