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    How to Configure Router Mode on TL-WR702N
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    Note: This FAQ is only suitable for TL-WR702N with firmware version 130314 or older; it is NOT suitable for 130528 or later version.

    Definition:The TL-WR702N is connected to a DSL or cable modem and works as a regular wireless router. 

    Application:Internet access from DSL or cable modem is available for one user but more users need to share the Internet.
     
    Physical Connection
     
    Step 1:
    Connect the WR702N directly to your computer’s Ethernet port by an Ethernet cable;
     
    Step 2:
    Power on the WR702N
    Initial Computer Setup– For Windows 7, Vista & XP (For Mac OS X, please go to page3)
    Step 1:
    Windows 7&Windows Vista: Go to Start->Control Panel ->Network and Sharing Center
    Windows XP: Go to Start->Control Panel->Network Connections
     
    Step 2:
    Windows 7: Go to Network andSharing Center->Change Adapter settings
    Windows Vista: Go to Network andSharing Center->Manage Network Connections
    Windows XP: (Go to Next Step)
     
    Step 3:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Right Click Local Area Connection >Select Properties -> Double Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) forWindows XP.
     
    Step 4:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Select “Use the Following IP address:
    Type the following information:
    1.     IP address: 192.168.0.10
    2.     Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
    Click OK to exit
    Click OK again to apply the settings.
    Windows 7, Vista & XP
     
    Initial Computer Setup– For Mac OS X
    Go to the Apple>System Preferences->Network-> Highlight Ethernet ->Configure IPv4: Using DHCP with manual address
    Input the IPv4 Address: 192.168.0.10
    Click Apply
     
    Access the Management Page
     
    Open a Web Browser -> Type 192.168.0.254 in the address bar -> Press Enter
     
    Enter the default User Name: admin
    Enter the default Password: admin
    Click OK
     
    Run Quick Setup
     
    Step 1:
    Go to Quick Setup-> Click Next
     
    Step 2:
    Select Router-> Click Next
     
    Step 3:
    Customize your wireless name (SSID) and password
     
    Wireless Radio: Enable
    SSID: (Rename Your Wireless Name)
    Region:(Select Your Current Location)
    Channel: Auto
    Mode: 11bgn mixed
    Channel Width: Auto
    Security Options: WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
    PSK Password: (Create a Private Password)
     
    Click Next
     

     

    Step 4:
    Choose the WAN Connection your ISP is using. For most DSL and cable ISP, they use Dynamic IP.
    If you’re not sure, please consult with your ISP customer service.
     
    Procedures are different according to the Connection Type you choose.
    1) Select Dynamic IP, and click Next;
    2) Select PPPoE, input the Username and Password provided by ISP and then click Next;
     
    3) Select Static IP, input the IP parameters provided by ISP and then click Next;
     
    Step 5:
    Click: Reboot, and wait until it goes to 100%
     
    At the same time please reboot your modem.
     
    Relocate the WR702N
    You may now connect the WR702N directly into the LAN Ethernet port on the back of your Modem.
    Congratulations! Youcan share your internet to multiple wireless devices.
     
    Final Computer Reversion– For Windows 7, Vista & XP (For Mac OS X, please go to page 9)
     
    Step 1:
    Windows 7&Windows Vista: Go to Start->Control Panel ->Network and Sharing Center
    Windows XP: Go to Start->Control Panel->Network Connections
     
    Step 2:
    Windows 7: Go to Network and Sharing Center->Change Adapter settings
    Windows Vista: Go to Network and Sharing Center->Manage Network Connections
    Windows XP: (Go to Next Step)
     
    Step 3:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Right Click Local Area Connection ->Select Properties -> Double Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) forWindows XP.
     
    Step 4:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Select “Obtainan IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically
    Click OK to exit
    Click OK again to apply the settings.
    Windows 7, Vista & XP
     
    Final Computer Reversion – For Mac OS X
     
    Go to the Apple->System Preferences->Network-> Highlight Ethernet ->Configure IPv4: Using DHCP
    Click Apply
    If it doesn't work, please feel free to contact us(support@tp-link.com).