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PDF Content Summary: Quick Installation Guide AC5400 Wireless Tri-Band MU-MIMO Gigabit Router 5400 1 Place the router horizontally and extend the antennas to the maximum angle. Note: For best performance, horizontal installation is recommended. Antenna direction and position can affect performance in vertical installation situations. 7106505799 REV1.0.0 Connecting the Hardware If your Internet connection is through an Ethernet cable from the wall instead of through a DSL / Cable / Satellite modem, connect the Ethernet cable directly to the router’s Internet port, then follow steps 5 and 6 to complete the hardware connection. Router Internet 2 Turn off the modem, and remove the backup battery if it has one. 3 Connect the modem to the Internet port on your router with an Ethernet cable. Power adapter Modem 4Turn on the modem, and Power 2.4GHz On On On then wait about 2 minutes for it to restart. Tips: 1. If all the LEDs are off, press the LED On/Off button for about 1 second, then check the LEDs again. 2. If the 2.4GHz, 5GHz-1, and 5GHz-2 LEDs are off, press the Wi-Fi On/Off button for about 2 seconds, then check the LEDs again in a few seconds. 5GHz-1 5GHz-2 Internet On On Turn on the router. 5 Verify that the following LEDs are on and stable before continuing with the configuration. 6 USB Configuring the Router Features TP-LINK Tether App 1. Connect your computer to the router (wired or wireless). Wired Use the USB ports for media sharing, storage sharing and printer sharing across your local network. You can also set up an FTP server to access your files remotely through the Internet. TP-LINK Tether app lets you conveniently access the router and: Turn off the Wi-Fi on your computer and connect the devices as shown below. Remote Access via FTP Server Media Sharing Local Storage Sharing Printer Sharing View information about Block network access from the clients on you network. specific users or devices. Set up parental Controls with access Change the basic wireless time and content restrictions. network settings. Ethernet cable How to begin? 1. Download the TP-LINK Tether app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. 2. Ensure your device is wirelessly connected to the router. Wireless USB 2.0 Port USB 3.0 Port 3. Launch the Tether app and start managing your router. Connect wirelessly by using the SSIDs (network names) and Wireless Password printed on the product label at the bottom of the router. To learn more about the USB features, visit, FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) or simply scan the QR code. Q1. What can I do if the login page does not appear? A1. If the computer is set to a static or fixed IP address, change the setting to obtain an IP address automatically. LED & Button Explanation A2. Verify that is correctly entered in the web browser. Alternatively, enter or in the web browser and press Enter. A3. Use another web browser and try again. 2. Configure the router via a web browser. Enter or in the address bar of a web browser. Use admin for both username and password, and click Login. Note: If the login page does not appear, please refer to FAQ > Q1. LED/Button Status Indication A4. Reboot your router and try again. A On System initialization complete. A5. Disable then re-enable the network adapter being used. (Power) Flashing System initializing or firmware upgrading is in process. Do not disconnect or power off the router. Off Power is off. Q2. What can I do if I cannot access the Internet? A1. Check if the Internet is working properly by connecting a computer directly to the modem using an Ethernet cable. If it is not, contact your Internet Service (2.4GHz On The 2.4GHz wireless is working properly. Provider. Wireless) Off The 2.4GHz wireless is disabled. A2. Log in to the Web Management page of the router, and go to the Basic > admin (5GHz-1 On The 5GHz-1 wireless is working properly. Wireless) Off The 5GHz-1 wireless is disabled. Network Map page to check whether the Internet IP address is valid or not. If it is, please run the Quick Setup again; otherwise, recheck the hardware connection. A3. For cable modem users, log in to the Web Management page of the router. Go to ●●●●● Login (5GHz-2 The 5GHz-2 wireless is working properly. Wireless) Off Advanced > Network > Internet > MAC Clone, click Use Current Computer MAC Address and click Save, then reboot both the modem and the router. A4. Reboot your router and try again. (Ethernet) Off Q3. How do I restore the router to its factory default settings? Create a new username and password and click Confirm, then follow the Quick Setup to complete the initial configuration. On The 5GHz-2 wireless is disabled. On At least one Ethernet port is connected. No Ethernet port is connected. B Tips during configuration: A1. While the router is powered on, press and hold the Reset button on the back for (Internet) The router’s Internet port is connected, but the Internet is not available. about 7 seconds until all LEDs go off, then release the button. A2. Log in to the Web Management page of the router. Go to Advanced > System Tools > Backup & Restore > Facroty Default Restore, and click Factory Restore. When selecting your Internet Connection Type, click Auto Detect if you are unsure of what your connection type is. On/Off The router will restore and reboot automatically. Q4. What can I do if I forgot my web management password? Flashing A wireless device is trying to connect to the network A1. If you have enabled the Password Recovery function of the router, click Forgot via WPS. This process may take up to 2 minutes. password? on the login page and then follow the instructions to reset the username and password to admin. A2. Otherwise, Refer to FAQ > Q3 to reset the router, and then use the default admin (all lowercase) for both username and password to log in. Note: For more information about Password Recovery feature, please refer to the User Guide at Press this Wi-Fi button for about 2 seconds to turn on or off the wireless function of your router. Q5. What can I do if I forgot my wireless network password? A1. The factory default Wireless Password/PIN is printed on the product label of the Next Blue On Internet is available. Orange On Off The router’s Internet port is not connected. Turns On when a WPS synchronization is established (WPS) and automatically turns Off about 5 minutes later. Internet Connection Type Wireless Settings Test Internet Connection Region and Time Zone Summary (USB1/ USB2) No USB device is plugged into the USB port. Press this WPS button, and immediately press the WPS button on your client device. The WPS LED of the router should change from flashing to solid on, indicating successful WPS connection. On Flashing OffThe USB device is identified and ready to use. Auto Detect The USB device is being identified. Dynamic IP Static IP PPPoE L2TP (Wi-Fi Button) PPTP Back (WPS Button) router. A2. Log in to the router’s Web Management page, and go to Basic > Wireless to obtain or reset your wireless password. (LED Button) Press this LED button for about 1 second to turn on or off the LEDs of your router. If your questions are not listed here, please refer to the support page at ©2015 TP-LINK Scan to download







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