Archer C7 V5 User Guide

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Chapter 6 Guest Network

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 customize guest network options to ensure network security and privacy.

It contains the following sections:

Create a Network for Guests

Customize Guest Network Options

1. Create a Network for Guests

1.Visit http://tplinkwifi.net, and log in with your TP-Link ID or the password you set for the router.

2.Go to Advanced > Guest Network. Locate the Wireless section.

3.Create a guest network as needed.

1 )Select 2.4GHz or 5GHz network and tick the Enable Guest Network checkbox.

2 )Customize the SSID. Don‘t select Hide SSID unless you want your guests to manually input the SSID for guest network access.

3 )Set Security to WPA/WPA2 Personal, keep the default Version and Encryption values, and customize your own 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 locate the Guest Network section.

2. Customize Guest Network Options

1.Visit http://tplinkwifi.net, and log in with your TP-Link ID or the password you set for the router.

2.Go to Advanced > Guest Network. Locate the Settings section.

3.Customize guest network options according to your needs.

Allow guests to see each other

Tick this checkbox if you want to allow the wireless clients on your guest network to communicate with each other via methods such as network neighbors and Ping.

Allow guests to access my local network

Tick this checkbox if you want to allow the wireless clients on your guest network to communicate with the devices connected to your router’s LAN ports or main network via methods such as network neighbors and Ping.

4.Click Save. Now you can ensure network security and privacy!

Tips:

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

 
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