How do I change the administrative username or password of TP-Link Wireless Routers?

Note:

  1. It will be assumed you have already logged into your TP-Link device's web management UI.
  2. Web management UI is varied by model.
  3. No web management UI is required for SOHO Switches and Adapters.

Please choose the category of your device in the table below.

Link here to find the correct product category of your model.

Wi-Fi Routers

Modems/Gateways

Network Expansion

Smart Home

Mobile Wi-Fi

Accessories

JetStream Switches

Auranet Business Wi-Fi

SafeStream Router

Pharos Wireless Broadband

 

 

For Wi-Fi Routers

Example A:

Go to Advanced > System Tools > Administration and complete the settings in Account Management section. Enter the old username and old password. Enter the new username and enter the new password twice (both case-sensitive). Click Save. Use the new username and password for the following logins.

Example B:

Click on System Tools > Password on the left panel. You will be then prompted to change your login information. Press Save. The system will send you back to the login screen. Use the new username and password for the following logins.

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For Modems/Gateways

Example A:

Go to Maintenance > Administration, create your own login password, click Save. Use the new password for the following logins.

Example B:

Go to System Tools > Manage Control, enter the old password, then create a new user name and password and confirm it. Click Save. Use the new username and password for the following logins.

Example C:

Click on Management > Access Control > Passwords. Choose your user account, enter the old password, then fill in a new password and confirm it. Click Save/Apply.

Example D:

Go to Advanced > System Tools > Administration, enter the old password, enter the new password and enter again to confirm. Click Save to make the settings effective. Use the new password for the following logins.

Example E:

Go to Status > Security. Enter the current password. Set a new password. Enter again to confirm. Click Apply.

Example F:

Click on System Tools > Password. Enter the old user name and password. Set a new user name and password. Enter the new password again to confirm. Click Save.

Example G:

Go to Management > User Management. Select your username as admin or user. Enter the old password. Set a new password. Enter the new password again to confirm it. Click Save.

 

For Network Expansion

Example A:

Click on Settings > System Tools > Admin Account. Enter the old password. Enter the new password. Click Save.

Example B:

Go to System Tools > Password. Enter the old user name and password. Enter the new user name and password. Enter the new password again to confirm it. Click Save.

Example C:

Go to Advanced > System Tools > Account Management. Enter the current username and password. Enter the new username and password. Click Save.

For Smart Home (Cloud Cameras)

Click the System > Account. On this page, you can change the administrator’s password and manage the user account(s) that are allowed to access to your camera.

Click Change Password to change the password of the admin account which has all authority of configuration, or user accounts that can only view the Live View. Enter the old password and the new password. Click Save.

To add a new user account, click Add, enter the new user name and password. Click Save.

For Mobile Wi-Fi

Example A:

Go to Advanced > System Tools > Modify Password. Enter the old user name and password. Enter the new user name and password. Enter the new password to confirm. Click Save.

Example B:

Go to Advanced > Device > Account Management. Enter the old user name and password. Enter the new user name and password. Enter the new password to confirm. Click Save.

For Accessories (Print Servers)

Click Setup > System. Enter the administrator’s password. Click Save & Restart.

For JetStream Switches

Example A:

Go to System > User Management > User Config.

To create a user:

User Name: Create a name for users’ login.

Access Level: Select the access level to login. Admin: Admin can edit, modify and view all the settings of different functions. Guest: Guest only can view the settings without the right to edit and modify.

User Status: Select Enable/Disable the user configuration.

Password: Type a password for users’ login.

Confirm Password: Retype the password.

To edit a user:

Click Edit button of the user. Tick Password Modify. Enter the old password. Set a new password. Click Apply.

Example B:

Choose the menu System > User Account to load the following page. Enter the old password. Enter the new password. Enter the new password again to confirm. Click Apply.

For Auranet Business Wi-Fi

Example A:

Go to System > User Account. Enter the present user name and password of the admin account to get the permission of modification. Enter a new user name and password. Enter the new password again to confirm. Click Save.

Example B:

Go to System page. Enter the current user name and password. Enter a new user name and password for the admin account. Confirm the new password. Click OK.

Example C:

Click System Tools > Account. Enter the old password. Set a new user name and password. Confirm the new password. Click Save.

For Pharos Wireless Broadband

Example A:

Go to System Tools > Password. Enter the old user name and password. Enter a new user name and password. Confirm the new password. Click Save.

Example B:

Go to System page. Under User Account, enter the current password. Enter a new user name and password. Click Apply.

For SafeStream Routers

Example A:

Choose menu System Tools > Password. Enter the old user name and password. Enter a new user name and password. Enter the new password twice to confirm it. Click Save.

Example B:

Choose the menu Maintenance > Admin Setup > Administrator to load the following page. Enter the current user name and password. Enter a new user name and password. Enter the new password twice to confirm it. Click Save.

 

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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User Application Requirement | Updated 12-26-2016 03:31:15 AM