How to confirm whether the router is connected to internet through Diagnostic function?

 
For instance, if you want to check the connection of the www.google.comyou can achieve it through Diagnostic.
 
Step 1
Open a web browser and type http://tplinklogin.netor the default IP address of your router in the address bar (The default IP address is at the bottom of the router. Usually it’s http://192.168.0.1 or http://192.168.1.1).PressEnter.
 
Step 2
Type the username and password in the login page, the default username and password are both admin.
 
Step 3
Click System Tools and Diagnostic.
 
Step 4
Select one of the diagnostic tools: Ping.
Note: Ping troubleshoots connectivity, reachability, and name resolution to a given host or gateway.
Ping:
Step 5
Select the diagnostic tool: Ping.
 
 
Step 6
Type the IP Address/Domain name of the PC/server you want to ping the IP Address/ Domain Name.
 
 
Step 7
Click Start to diagnose. The following result indicates the connection is ok.
 
 
Note:
If it’s successful to ping an IP address while not successful to ping the domain name, it’s a DNS issue.
 
You may go to Network---WAN to change the DNS server to 8.8.8.8---Save.
Pinging the domain name would be successful after you change the DNS server.
This Article Applies to:
TL-WR841N , TL-WDR3500 , TL-WR743ND
User Application Requirement | Updated 04-15-2014 15:05:17 PM