Deco P9 V2 User Guide


After you successfully set up your Deco network, you will see the dashboard of the Deco app. Here you can get an overview of the network status and set up various advanced features.

Tap to get an overview of the network status

Tap to set up more features


In Overview, you can check the working status of all the Decos, manage the connected devices, create new networks, add more devices, use friends of Deco, and more.

Tap to enter OVERVIEW

Tap to create new networks

Tap to add more Decos

Note: All the Deco P9 need to be on the same electrical circuit.

Tap to check all Decos' status

Select a Deco to view the details

Tap a client on the Devices list to check the details

Tip: Tap Belongs to to add a unique profile for the device

Swipe right to open the menu for more information about Deco

Tap on the Dashboard to view notifications about new devices, Deco updates, monthly reports, and more

Wi-Fi Settings

You can change the network name and password of your main network, create a separate network for guests, and shake your device to share the network details easily with family and friends.

Tap > Wi-Fi

Manage main Wi-Fi network

Enable guest network

Shake to share your network


Compile a blacklist to avoid devices added on the blacklist to access to your network, ensuring the safety of your personal information shared in the network.

Tap > Blacklist

Add clients to blacklist

Add other devices to blacklist

Manage blacklist

Online Update

TP-Link is dedicated to improving product features and providing a better customer experience. An up-to-date firmware provides better and more stable network performance. Always update your Deco to the latest firmware version when prompted in the Deco app.

Tap > Update Deco

Update your Deco to the latest version

Tip: If the firmware update fails, please reboot the main Deco, move the Satellite Deco closer to the main Deco, then try to update again.

Advanced Features

Additional features are available under the Advanced menu. You can modify WAN settings (IPv4 & IPv6), add IPv6 firewall rules, modify LAN IP, set up DHCP server, enable VLAN/IPTV/MAC Clone mode, reserve the same IP address for a specific device, set up port forwarding rules to make your local computers accessible to other devices over the internet, enable TP-Link DDNS, SIP ALG, fast roaming and beamforming, control Deco's LED, change the working mode, and configure the notification settings.

Tap > Advanced

View IPv4 details or change internet connection type

*Enable Ignore Ping from WAN to prevent external Ping attacks

Enable IPv6

Add IPv6 firewall rules

Modify LAN IP

Set DHCP server

Enable VLAN mode

Enable IPTV mode

Enable MAC Clone

Reserve IP addresses for specific


Set up port forwarding rules

Register a TP-Link DDNS domain


Enable SIP ALG

Enable Fast Roaming

Enable Beamforming

Enable LED controls

Change the operating mode

Note: When the Deco works in Access Point mode, advanced features such as Parental Controls, QoS, IPv4, Address Reservation, Port Forwarding, and DHCP server are not available.

Set connection alerts

Set notifications

Note: If the Notifications option shows “Disabled” as below, go to Settings > Notifications on your mobile device to enable it.


WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) helps you to quickly and securely connect a client to a network with a tap without entering any password.

Tap > WPS

Tap the WPS icon on Deco app and then on

your client

Successfully connected to the network

Parental Controls

Parental Controls allow you to create profiles for family members and specify the devices that belong to them. Filter online content for your children, control when and how long they can access the internet, track the websites they visit and pause the internet if necessary.

Tap > Parental Controls

Add new profile

Set filter level

Set time controls


QoS (Quality of Service) helps you set priority for specific devices, so that they can perform better with lower latency. Prioritize devices to guarantee a faster network connection when you need it the most.

Tap > QoS

View current QoS status

Set a total bandwidth for the QoS feature

Add devices to high priority list

Monthly Report

Review the monthly usage statistics, such as security threats and total connected network devices each day.

Tap > Monthly Report

View monthly reports

Enable/disable Monthly Report and clear report data


Add friends and family members to help manage your network. Each manager should have their own TP-Link ID.

Tap > Managers

Add other accounts as managers

Set privileges for managers

Remove managers