How to Set up Parental Controls of Wi-Fi Routers (new designed blue UI)

User Application Requirement
Updated 06-28-2022 03:09:06 AM 266936
This Article Applies to: 

This FAQ is suitable for Archer C9, Archer C8_V2 Archer C50_V2, Archer C2600, Archer C3150, Archer C3200, Touch P5, and AD7200.

User’s Application Scenario

Control the times of day my children or other home network users are allowed to access the Internet and even types of websites they can visit.

How can I do that?

For example, I want to allow my children’s devices (e.g. a computer or a tablet) to access only and from 18:00 (6PM) to 22:00 (10PM) from Tuesday to Saturday, and not for other times.

Follow the steps below:

1. Log into the management page. Please refer to How do I log into the web-based Utility (Management Page) of TP-Link wireless router?

2. Go to Basic or Advanced > Parental Controls and enable Parental Controls.

3. Click Add.

4. Click View Existing Devices, and select the device to be controlled (recommended). Or, enter the Device Name and MAC Address manually.

5. Click icon to set the Internet Access Time. Drag the cursor over the appropriate cell(s) and click OK.


1.Please make sure that the Time is correct before using this function.

You may refer to How to set up system time of Wi-Fi Routers (new designed blue UI)

2.Internet Access Time represents the time period that the filtering rule takes effect, not necessarily mean the device can access internet.

6. Enter a Description for the entry. Select the checkbox to enable this entry and click OK.

7. Select the restriction type.

1) With Blacklist selected, the controlled devices cannot access any websites containing the specified keywords during the Internet Access Time period.

2) With Whitelist selected, the controlled devices can only access websites containing the specified keywords during the Internet Access Time period.

8. Click Add a New Keyword. You can add up to 32 keywords for either Blacklist or Whitelist. Enter the keywords or websites you want to add and click Save.

Now, my child’s device (Jim’s iPad) is allowed to access only and, from 18:00 (6PM) to 22:00 (10PM) on weekdays and not for other times.


1) Enter a web address (e.g. or a web address keyword (e.g. wikipedia) to only allow or block access to the websites containing that keyword.

2) If you wish to block all Internet browsing access, do not add any keyword to the Whitelist.

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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