How do I install a TP-Link 11N router to work with a DSL modem (Dynamic IP-new logo)?

Note: This article is not relevant to you if you have any of the following conditions.

1. If your modem is DSL modem, and you need to dial up on the computer when you get internet from the modem directly, please refer to How to install TP-Link 11N wireless router to work with a DSL Modem (PPPoE- new logo)?

2. If your ISP provides static IP address for you, and before you buy the TP-Link router, you need to configure the computer’s IP address manually to access the internet, please refer to How do I install TP-Link 11N router to work with a Cable Modem (new logo)?

3. Your modem is a fiber/cable modem. You can get internet access automatically from the modem without any other activity. However, Internet access is only available for one user that cannot be shared to more users, then please refer to How do I install TP-Link 11N wireless router to work with a Modem (Static IP-new logo)?

 

Advanced Preparations: 

1.Turn off your modem, router and computer.

2.Connect your modem to the WAN port of the TP-Link router via an Ethernet cable; connect a computer to TP-Link router’s LAN port via an Ethernet cable.

3.Power on your router and computer first and then modem.

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Step 1

Log into the router’s web-based management page

To get some help, please refer to the article How do I log into the web-based Utility (Management Page) of TP-Link wireless router

 

Step 2

Configure WAN Connection Type.

After log into the router, click Network > WAN on the left of the web page:

Select Dynamic IP as the WAN Connection Type on the right of the web page, shown as below. Then click Save button.

 

Step 3 

Wait for a few minutes and check the WAN part on the Status page, if it shows any IP address, which means the connection between the Router and the Modem is established.

 

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:
TL-WR841N( V12 V13 ) , TL-WR945N( V1 ) , TL-WR940N( V5 V6 )
Configuration Guide | Updated 12-27-2016 01:40:52 AM