Using QoS feature of Deco
QoS (Quality of Service) is an advanced feature that helps you set priority for specific applications and devices so that they can perform better with lower latency. QoS allows you to prioritize the online activities that are most important to users on your Deco network. Five predefined settings (Standard, Gaming, Streaming, Surfing, and Chatting) are available, along with a Custom mode where you can define your unique priority settings. Greater bandwidth is allocated to the online activities you prioritize, so even when there is heavy traffic on the Deco network, you can continue doing what you enjoy most. For example, if you are gaming online with friends and are concerned about experiencing lag, you can use the main menu of the Deco app to go to QoS and tap the Gaming preset.
Different Deco models have different support for this feature.
Devices supported both Application QoS and Device QoS:
Deco M5, Deco P7, Deco M9 Plus, Deco X20, Deco X60, Deco W3600
Devices supported Devices QoS only:
Deco M4, Deco E4, Deco W2400, Deco P9, Deco S4, Deco AC1200
Here we take Deco M9 Plus and Deco M4 as examples to show you how to set up the QoS feature.
Part 1: Setup QoS feature on Deco M9 Plus.
To set up application QoS
1. Launch the Deco App. Log in with your TP-Link ID or tap “Sign Up” to set up a TP-Link ID.
Note: If you are already logged in, this screen will be skipped.
2. Tap “More”, then click on “QoS”.
3. Click on “EDIT”, then you can set a total bandwidth for the QoS feature.
You can select “Get via Internet Speed Test”, or set the bandwidth manually according to the bandwidth provided by your ISP. Then click on “Save”.
Note: The bandwidth you configured on the QoS page will apply to all connected devices. If the bandwidth is less than the one from your ISP, then the download speed from the deco will be capped by the bandwidth you configured.
4. Select a preset application to apply the QoS feature. If you want to customize your QoS settings, please select “Custom” and drag the sliders to your desired setting. Once you’re done, tap “Save”.
To set up device QoS
1. On the dashboard page, click on the network device that you want to set priority.
2. Enable “High Priority”, and tap “Duration” to set the time for how long the device will enjoy the priority.
Part 2. Setup QoS feature on Deco M4.
1. Click on “More”, then tap “QoS”.
2. Click on “EDIT”, then setup the bandwidth for the QoS feature according to the bandwidth provided by your ISP or the speed test result via an online speed test tool. Then click on “Save”.
3. On the dashboard page, click on the network device that you want to set priority. Enable “High Priority”, tap “Duration” to set the time for how long the device will enjoy the priority.
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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