How to Configure Guest Network on TD-W8968(v2 and later), TD-W8960N(v5 v6), TD-W8950N, TD-W9980(B), TD-W9970,Archer D2/D5/D7/D9?

 Note: This article applies to TD-W8968 v2 and later, TD-W8960N of v5 v6, TD-W8950N, TD-W9980(B),Archer D5, Archer D7, Archer D9, Archer D2

Guest Network Access provides secure Wi-Fi access for guests to share your home or office network. When you have visitors in your house, apartment, or workplace, you can enable the guest network for them. You can set different access options for Guest Network users, which is very effective to ensure the security and privacy of your main network.

Step 1: Please login the web management page with the IP address 192.168.1.1.

 

Step 2Please go to Guest Network page.

 
Step 3set up the ssid( wireless network name) and wireless security( wpa/wpa2-personal is recommended)
1) For TD-W8968 of v2 and later,  TD-W8960N of v5, TD-W8950N, go to check “Enable---set up the ssid and security---’save’ if you don’t need advanced configuration.
 

 

2) For Archer D5/ Archer D7 and Archer D9, you can set up two wireless networks for guest network( wireless 2.4Ghz and wireless 5Ghz) and you can set them up separately.
 
3) For Archer D2 and TD-W9980(B) ( you can only choose to enable one wireless network at a time)

 

 

Note: for Advanced settings, click on ‘advanced’ in the ‘basic settings’ page. Enable the options you need, by default, they are all disabled.

 

The explanation of the above 4 options:

1.    Allow Guest to access my Local Network:

If you want to allow the clients in the guest network to access the clients in your Local Network, please select Enable. If not, please keep it disabled.

2.    Allow Guest to access my USB Storage Sharing:

If you want to allow the clients in the guest network to access the USB Storage Sharing, please select Enable. If not, please keep it disabled.

3.    Guest Network Isolation:

If you select Enable, the clients in the guest network will not be able to communicate with each other.

4.    Guest Network Bandwidth Control:

With this feature, you can limit the Bandwidth of the guest network.

1)    Select Enable, then you will be reminded to enable the Bandwidth Control Function.

 

2)    Please click “here”, then you will go to the Bandwidth Control page. Check “Enable Bandwidth Control” and set the “Total Upstream Bandwidth” and “Total Downstream Bandwidth”.

 

3)    Please Click Save, then you will be back to the Guest network page, and you can set the Bandwidth Control for guest network.

 

Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

 

This Article Applies to:
Archer D5 , TD-W9970 , TD-W9980B
User Application Requirement | Updated 05-25-2016 03:23:11 AM