The Most Secure Whole-Home
Mesh Wi-Fi System

Connect and Protect Every Device

  •   Experience Deco
  •   CNET Review
  • “They are simple to set up. with an app that offers a good slice of peace of mind: built-in traffic-sniffing antivirus and web filtering, which you can activate and configure on groups of machines at once, gives supreme control over network activity.”
  • “The parental controls are good, allowing you to save multiple profiles for children of different ages, and there’s a ‘Pause’ button that lets you quickly block Internet access completely at dinner-time, or other times when you need to get the kids’ attention.”
  • “TP-Link’s offering is competitive and especially good for parents. It comes warmly recommended.”
  • “Security is something TP-Link is keen to push with the Deco. It includes built-in antivirus that’s powered by TrendMicro. It enables the Deco to scan incoming and outgoing traffic to check for malicious content, prevent intrusions and infected devices from transmitting any sensitive information or ‘security threats’ to devices outside the network.”
  • “This is a finely balanced mesh system with a good range.”
  • “The TP-Link Deco is a sleek and stylish whole home Wi-Fi system that provides seamless internet access in your home along with protecting the devices on your network too.”

It Takes a Wi-Fi Mesh System for Complete Coverage

Deco M5 uses the latest technology to create a wireless mesh to paint your home in Wi-Fi. Mesh technology relies on several units working together to replace your router and create seamless Wi-Fi in every room.
Each Deco mesh router can work independently, with in the network, to cover up to 4,500 sq. ft. of fast Wi-Fi. For even more coverage, you can use up to 9 Deco M5 units on a single network. 

Deco M5 is available in a starter kit made up of 3 units. Individual Deco M5 expansion units can be purchased separately.

  • Covers up to 4,500 square feet

Three Separate Devices, All in One Deco.

  • Mesh Wi-Fi
  • Security Box
  • Parental Controls Device

Seamless, Secure Wi-Fi 

Deco includes three separate features in one device—seamless coverage, antivirus and parental controls.

Not only do you get strong Wi-Fi in every room of your home, you also get the most secure whole-home Wi-Fi with HomeCare protecting every device.



    Protects every device from cyber threats.

    Parental Controls

    Keep your family safe while online.

    Quality of Service

    Prioritize devices and applications.

Setup Just Got a Lot Easier

With just a few minutes and the Deco app, you can get your entire home network up and running. Just unpack your Deco units, download the “TP-Link Deco” app for Android or iOS, and follow the on-screen directions. Deco will take care of the rest, even helping you place each unit in the best spot.


Where to Buy



The Reviews Are In

Deco Takes Care
of Everything

It provides fast Wi-Fi, antivirus, parental
controls and QoS—all in one device.


HomeCare for Protection, Safety and Fast Wi-Fi

You don’t need to buy a separate security box device like Cujo or Circle to add security to your network. Deco includes TP-Link HomeCareTM powered by Trend MicroTM*, which comes with antivirus, parental controls and QoS.

*TP-Link HomeCareTM powered by Trend MicroTM (HomeCare) is included for 3 years from date of activation at no additional cost. Deactivation of HomeCare will disable certain parental controls and security protections. For a complete list of HomeCare functionalities go to

  •   Antivirus

    Every device that uses Wi-Fi is protected by Deco. That includes things that don’t normally have protection from cyber threats, like Wi-Fi cameras, smart locks and game consoles. It even protects devices that your friends use at your home.

  •   Parental Controls

    Whether you want to block websites, set time limits, see which sites your kids are using or pause the internet, you can with Deco. And you can do it all from the app.

  •   Prioritize What Matters

    Choose which devices or activities you want Deco to prioritize with Quality of Service (QoS). In just a few taps, you can make sure your laptop or streaming movie is first in line for Wi-Fi or Ethernet.


(Adaptive Routing Technology)

Deco uses ART (Adaptive Routing Technology) to deliver the fastest Wi-Fi possible to each device.

As more devices connect to your network, Deco balances the demand by finding the best path to send information across your home.

With Deco and ART working together, you're free to move from room to room as you stream, game, download and browse—all on a seamless Wi-Fi connection.

Works with Alexa and IFTTT

Add new devices to your network, prioritize devices and activities, share the guest Wi-Fi password and more with Amazon Alexa* and your voice.

Trigger actions when devices are connecting, disconnecting or being added to your network and set triggers to prioritize a device or an activity with anything that works with IFTTT.

Learn about Alexa integration>
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    TP-Link BT NETGEAR Linksys
    Deco M5 Whole Home Wi-Fi Orbi Velop
Warranty 3 Years 2 Years 1 Years 3 Years
USB Ports 1 USB Type-C (power) No 1 USB 2.0 No
Gigabit Ethernet Ports 2 WAN/LAN
Auto-detect ports
1 WAN/LAN ports Router: 3 LAN, 1 WAN
Satellite: 4 LAN
Auto-detect ports
Wi-Fi Features MU-MIMO        
AP Steering        
Band Steering        
Ease of Use Mobile App        
Bluetooth Onboarding        
Location Assistant        
Speed test        
Device List        
Easy Guest Wi-Fi Sharing        
Software & Security Router-based Antivirus        
Firewall Security        
QoS (By Device)        
QoS (By Application)        
Device Activity Report        
Parental Controls (Time Restrictive)        
Parental Controls (URL Filtering)        
Monthly Usage Reports        
Auto FW Update        
Integration Works with Alexa*        

*Please note that the comparison was compiled based on product information available from product brochures/websites as of 9/5 2017. No actual testing was performed.

*Works with Alexa, pending firmware upgrade Jan, 2018.

Features Raised to a Fine Art

Assisted Setup

Deco helps you quickly find the perfect spot to place each unit.

  1. Download the Deco app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
  2. Follow the instructions in the app to set up your primary Deco.


HomeCare gives Deco the most comprehensive security of any whole-home Wi-Fi system.

Included with HomeCare:

  • Robust Parental Controls

    Manage content and control when each device can access the internet.

  • 3-Year Built-In Antivirus

    Protect all connected devices in your home from viruses and malware.

  • Usage Report

    Review a monthly list of usage, blocked content and security threats.

  • Quality of Service

    Prioritize devices and applications for faster performance when needed.

  •   ART

    Automatically chooses the clearest path for all your devices based on the location of each Deco unit.

  •   Speedtest

    Check on the upload and download speeds of your network to keep it running at full speed.

  •   24/7 Support

    Contact us anytime for no-cost technical service, including setup assistance, for the lifetime of your product.


Using the Deco App

It’s All in the Details.


  • Quad-core CPU
  • Wireless 400 Mbps on
    2.4 GHz + 867 Mbps on 5 GHz
  • 4 internal antennas per Deco unit
  • 2 Gigabit ports per Deco unit
  • 1 USB Type-C port
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • IPv6 compatible
  • Product dimensions
    (120 mm dia x 38 mm h)
  • Package contents: 3 Deco units, 1 RJ45 Ethernet cable, 3 power adapters

How can we help you?

  Setup & Requirements


Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi Setup

Just Add Power

Simply download the app and let it do the work of finding the strongest spot for placement. No pulling cords or counting to 15, Deco guides you straight out of the box for a seamless setup experience.

System requirements:

  • Android 4.3 or later
  • iOS 8.0 or later
  • Bluetooth 4.0 or later

    Wireless Settings


    Using the Deco App


    Using Advanced Settings