Tp-Link WR 740N is the very economical Wifi router for Domestic use.This router covers a very handsome area and comes with a very beautiful design. Tp-Link WR 740N can be used to connect any wireless device to internet. Tp-Link WR 740N has a 17 Dbm of output power which means that it can cover a full house easily. Tp-Link WR 740N supports N mode meanining that it can transfer data upto 150 Mbps. It provides fast connectivity to any wifi enabled device like laptop, mobile, Ip Camera, IPads etc.Tp-Link WR 740N comes with a power adapter, A configuration disc and an Ethernet cable. It does not support power over ethernet. People feel difficulty when they try to configure Tp-Link WR 740N, so i decided to give a small tutorial on its configuration.
So let’s Start!
Howto configure Tp-Link WR 740N.
First and the foremost step in its configurations is to connect it to your computer, you can do this by connecting the ethernet cable’s one end to your computer and the other one to the any yellow port of the Tp-Link WR 740N.
Now open your web browser, and enter its IP Address to access it web config console.Normally the IP, is 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 or a web address like http://tplinklogin.net. You can confirm your Default access URL at the back of the device.
Enter Username and password which is “admin” by default.
After opening its web console, click on Quick setup.
Select your WAN connection type.
Select Auto detect if you do not actually know what your WAN Connection type is.(It will detect your method automatically.)
Select PPPoE if your Internet Service provides you a Dialer Connection,with username and password.Or if you are using your DSL Modem in Bridge mode.
Select Dynamic Ip if you want your router to get an Ip address automatically from the DHCP Server of your ISP.
Select Static IP if you want to assign a Static Ip to your Router.
But here I am selecting Dynamic Ip as I am connecting it to PTCL DSL Modem.
Now set your wireless credentials,Set Wireless radio to Enable to through wifi signals in the air.
Enter your desired name in the wireless network Field.
Select your country region.
Set Any channel which is not used in its range or you can set it to auto.
Enter your Wireless security key, This key will be used to connect Wifi devices to Tp-Link WR 740N.
Click save and reboot.
After Reboot, go to network and click on LAN.
Change your Ip Scheme to avoid Ip Conflict.
My modem’s IP was 192.168.1.x so i changed Tp-Link WR 740N IP to 192.168.2.x.
Note:Next time access your Tp-Link WR 740N from the changed address like 192.168.2.x
Now go to QSS (Quick Secure Setup) and set it to disable.
Your Router settings are completed.
Further if you want to change your Wireless Security Key, go to wireless> security settings> Scroll down and change your security key.
At the end, do not forget to change your default user name and password so that no unauthorized person can access your router’s Web Console.
Go to System > Password and enter your old username and password. “Admin”
Enter your new username and password, Click save
You can also watch a video in Urdu……