How to Configure Remote Access on the TP-Link Router

The TP-Link routers offer users a remote access function that allows them to manage the device even when away from home. The feature is interesting to monitor the network, change the Wi-Fi password and block intruders while traveling, for example. In addition, the solution can even help those who have an Internet server and need to offer technical support without moving to the customer's home.

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Next, you'll learn how to enable and configure remote access on Chinese brand routers. The setup is simple and can be done by either the computer or the Android or iPhone (iOS) phone.

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Step 1. Access the router settings panel. To do this, open an Inernet browser of your choice and type in the search bar the IP "" (without quotes) and press Enter. It should be noted that this address is the manufacturer's default and may not work if modified. To find the right one, watch the video below or read this other tutorial;

Learn how to find the IP address of the router

Step 2. If the IP is correct, you will be redirected to the login page of the panel. Use "admin" (without quotes) in both fields and click the button indicated in the image;

Log in to the TP-Link router settings page

Step 3. Click on the "Security" option, located in the side menu, and then on "Remote Management";

Access the remote access function of the TP-Link router

Step 4. Enter a port of your choice in the "Web Management Port" field. Use a number between 1024 and 65535 and try to avoid common ports like "80", "8080" and "8000". Then type "" (without quotation marks) into the "Remote Management IP Address" field and click "Save" to register the changes;

Configuring Remote Access on the TP-Link Router

Step 5. Now click on the "Dynamic DNS" option;

Access the Dynamic DNS section on the TP-Link router

Step 6. Select a server of your choice in the "Service Provider" field and fill in the other fields with your account data. It is important to note that you need to create or have an account on the server of your choice. Then check the "Enable DDNS" box and click the "Login" button to verify that the information is correct. Do not forget to click "Save" to save the changes;

Set up DDNS on the TP-Link router

Ready! Remote access must already be configured on your TP-Link router. To access the device from a distance, simply open a web browser, enter the selected DDNS address and the port you chose in the fourth step (ex:

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