How to Subscribe to TP-Link HomeShield Services

Updated 02-02-2024 23:21:46 PM 195329
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HomeShield is a built-in service available in all HomeShield compatible TP-Link routers and Deco Mesh products. HomeShield offers a robust home networking protection suite that covers all security scenarios with its network security, parental controls, QoS, and comprehensive reports.


HomeShield is available in two subscription options, Advanced Parental Controls and Security+.


  • Advanced Parental Controls helps you manage your kids' online time and bedtime and regulate the content and apps they have access to, letting them develop healthy digital habits.
  • Security+ provides you with comprehensive and professional network security protection to protect your Wi-Fi network and all connected devices from virus attacks.


New users are eligible for a 1-month free trial. All subscriptions are automatically renewed until cancelled. If you are interested in upgrading from free HomeShield to a premium subscription option with advanced features, please follow the steps below.


Before we begin:


  • You will need a TP-Link HomeShield router and an iOS device running iOS 9 or later, or an Android device running Android 4.2 or later.
  • You will need to download and install TP-Link Tether app or TP-Link Deco app on your device.


Use the steps below to subscribe to HomeShield services:

Note: In this article, we the Deco app will be used as an example.


  1. Open the Deco app.
  2. Swipe right to open the menu and select HomeShield.

  1. In the HomeShield Center, make your preferred subscription service selection between Advanced Parental Controls, and Security+, then follow the in-app instructions to complete the service subscription process.


Note: Examples of each subscription option and their features can be found below.


  • Advanced Parental Controls


  • Security+



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