How to set up Guest Network of TP-Link cable modem routers (new logo)?

This function allows you to provide Wi-Fi access for guests without disclosing your main network. When you have guests in your house, apartment, or workplace, you can create a guest network for them. In addition, you can assign network authorities and bandwidth for guests to ensure network security, privacy, and fluency.

Here takes Archer CR700 as demonstration:

Step1. Create a Network for Guests

1. Log into the web-based management interface of the cable modem router. If you don’t know how to do that, please refer to How to log into the web-based management interface of TP-Link cable modem routers (new logo)?

2. Go to Advanced > Wireless 2.4G or Wireless 5G > Guest Network. Locate the Wireless section.

3. Create a 2.4GHz or 5GHz guest network according to your needs.

1) Select Enable Guest Network.

2) Set an easy-to-identify SSID. Don‘t select Hide SSID unless you want your guests and other people to manually input this SSID for Wi-Fi access.

3) Set Security to WPA/WPA2 Personal, keep the default Version and Encryption values, and set an easy-to-remember password.

4. Click Save. Now your guests can access your guest network using the SSID and password you set!

Tips:

To view guest network information, go to Advanced > Status and find the Guest Network section.

 

Step2. Customize Guest Network Options

1. Log into the web-based management interface of the cable modem router. If you don’t know how to do that, please refer to How to log into the web-based management interface of TP-Link cable modem routers (new logo)?

2. Go to Advanced > Wireless 2.4G/5G > Guest Network. Locate the Settings section.

3. Assign network authorities according to your needs.

Allow guests to see each other

Select this checkbox to allow the clients in your guest network to access each other.

Allow guests to access my local network

Select this checkbox to allow the clients in your guest network to access your local network, not just Internet access.

4. Click Save. Now users in your guest network can enjoy only the network authorities you assigned!

 

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:
CR1900( V1 ) , Archer CR700( V2 ) , Archer CR500( V1 )
Configuration Guide | Updated 03-02-2017 12:35:19 PM