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
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
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.
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
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 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
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
Successfully connected to the network
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
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
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