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Forum: Deco M5

Deco Whole Home Wi-Fi System

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: [Knowledge Base] Frequent Asked Questions

    1. How to set up Deco? Watch video Make sure your Android or iOS device has access to the internet through cellular data or Wi-Fi, then follow these steps: 1) Download the Deco app from the App Store or Google Play. 2) Sign up for a TP-Link ID in the Deco app. 3) Follow the instructions...

    Started by TP-Link Deco‎, 07-11-2017 08:19
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: [Knowledge Base] How to set up Ethernet Backhaul with Deco M5

    Ethernet Backhaul is a feature which makes it possible to wired the Deco units together. Thanks to this feature, every two Deco units can be wired with an Ethernet cable. And Deco will prefer to transmit data between two units through the Ethernet connection, which is more stable and faster than...

    Started by TP-Link Deco‎, 07-11-2017 06:15
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: [Knowledge Base] How to set up Deco to work in Access Point mode?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : The latest firmware and app versions have added support for AP mode. Please refer to the following link for how to:

    Started by TP-Link Deco‎, 07-31-2017 12:07
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    12-01-2017, 09:37 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: [Knowledge Base] Unable to add Deco node when running as Access Point

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Firmware: 1.1.5 Build 20170820 Rel. 62483 (but also experienced the issue at firmare 1.1.3).

    Started by sAnexeh‎, 09-02-2017 08:45
    • Replies: 6
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    10-03-2017, 11:56 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: [Knowledge Base] How to set up Port Forwarding on the Deco app

    Port Forwarding is used to make a device or service in your home network accessible to computers on the internet. Typical applications include allowing remote management to security cameras within the local network, permitting access to HTTP, FTP and other local servers, etc. Port Forwarding can...

    Started by TP-Link Deco‎, 07-11-2017 06:58
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: [Knowledge Base] How to remove a device from the Blacklist

    The Device Blacklist allows you to block a device’s access to your Deco network. On the Devices page, simply tap and hold a device icon, then drag it to the left. This device will be added in the blacklist, which means it won’t be able to connect to the Deco network any more. If you...

    Started by TP-Link Deco‎, 07-11-2017 06:23
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  1. Exclamation Deco M5 creating seperate networks instead of one network for all nodes

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I've 3 Deco M5 nodes. I've created wifi-network on the first node and later added two nodes. One node will - against my will - act as a seperate wifi network in the Deco Android app.

    Started by sAnexeh‎, 09-02-2017 09:11
    • Replies: 9
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    12-18-2017, 05:54 Go to last post
  2. Frequent loss of internet connection

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I frequently lose internet connection (I have confirmed this is not a modem issue), about 5 times a day. I can fix this by going into the app and restarting the router node. The app says there is no issue with the nodes.

    Started by Kammon2‎, 12-18-2017 04:05
    • Replies: 0
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  3. Frequent lapses internet connection while connected to the router

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I just purchased My Deco M5 routers and have had issues with internet connection. Although on the app it will list that all the routers are doing fine, about 3 to 5 times per day, and especially at night time, the internet...

    Started by Kammon2‎, 12-18-2017 03:01
    • Replies: 0
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  4. Wired connection

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Can I add a wired connection to one of the Deco stations? For instance, plug in an Xbox One to one of the stations while still using the station as a wireless point?

    Started by hanleyc99‎, 12-17-2017 22:57
    • Replies: 0
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  5. What happens in future?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I am very happy with my Deco system, but I have often wondered what happens in the future when TP-LINK replaces the product with a new one and shuts down the servers for the TP-Link account at their end?

    Started by baobab68‎, 12-17-2017 21:29
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
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  6. Angry Crappy Deco M5 - Worst product ever

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi,

    Started by filzek‎, 12-17-2017 16:50
    • Replies: 0
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  7. Deco stops working once or twice every day

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hey.I bought a deco set of 3 one week ago.And it does not work properly, the network hangs about once a day.And then I have to restart for it to work.Has recent firmware, has reinstalled the network about 6 times, i've tried to run...

    Started by Linus82‎, 12-17-2017 14:45
    • Replies: 0
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  8. Limit on number of IP addresses that can be reserved?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Using the option under the "Advanced" menu, I am attempting to reserve IP addresses for various devices on my network. Everything went fine for the first ten or so devices, but then it stopped working -- I cannot reserve the IP...

    Started by Mattfam‎, 12-05-2017 02:09
    • Replies: 2
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    12-16-2017, 16:38 Go to last post
  9. Device list

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : If a device shows in the device list. Does that mean that it has been logged in? Or just attempted to do so?

    Started by ransborg‎, 12-12-2017 19:32
    • Replies: 2
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    12-15-2017, 17:24 Go to last post
  10. Deco M5 and IPTV

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hello,

    Started by papa33‎, 09-04-2017 06:16
    • Replies: 14
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    12-15-2017, 09:30 Go to last post
  11. Lag while gaming

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : For some reason I get really bad lag every 5-30 seconds while gaming online only while connected to my Deco network. If I connect to my supplied wireless router via wifi, I do not get this lag. Any ideas or suggestions?

    Started by waldosr‎, 12-15-2017 02:53
    • Replies: 0
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  12. Lightbulb What I expect to see on further Deco's firmware updates:

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Some ideas to consider, TP-LINK:

    Started by DoctorTaliesin‎, 11-17-2017 20:33
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    12-14-2017, 16:13 Go to last post
  13. Question about changing the DNS servers in the IPv4 section

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi,

    Started by xmichielx‎, 12-12-2017 20:03
    dns, guest, router, vlan
    • Replies: 2
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    12-14-2017, 16:09 Go to last post
  14. New Deco M5 owner, VPN (GlobalProtect) issues

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hello,

    Started by atjeffcoat‎, 12-13-2017 16:32
    • Replies: 0
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  15. Random Disconnects from different devices

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi,

    Started by Starscream83‎, 12-13-2017 16:12
    • Replies: 0
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  16. Deco M5 calls home and asks for current time, every 10 seconds

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi, Is there any reason why every Deco M5 calls home (tp-link.com) and checks the time (time.nist.gov anc time-a.nist.gov) every 10 seconds???

    Started by Old-T‎, 12-12-2017 08:06
    • Replies: 2
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    12-13-2017, 10:04 Go to last post
  17. Anyway to delete old devices? Does it matter?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I work as a PC technician. When I bring clients machines to the workshop I usually put them on my wifi and prioritise them so that their Windows updates will download faster etc.

    Started by baobab68‎, 12-07-2017 22:14
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 8
    12-13-2017, 07:49 Go to last post
  18. Deco calls tp-link.com, time-a.nist.gov, time.nist.gov every 10 second

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi, I just installed pi-hole (https://pi-hole.net/) on one of my RPi,s to act as a AdBlocker.

    Started by Old-T‎, 12-11-2017 09:25
    time.nist.gov
    • Replies: 1
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    12-12-2017, 19:56 Go to last post
  19. Lightbulb [FEATURE REQUEST] Ability to use Wireless Backhaul in Access Point mode with Deco M5?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hello TP-Link!

    Started by Gamester17‎, 11-29-2017 10:23
    • Replies: 12
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    12-12-2017, 00:29 Go to last post
  20. Adding Extra Units + Unit position

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I just installed the 3 unit set but it does not quite cover all areas of our large old house which has thick walls, etc .

    Started by MartRutland‎, 12-08-2017 18:03
    • Replies: 2
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    12-11-2017, 03:45 Go to last post
  21. Why does my DNS in windows 10 show my gateway address?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : If I set them manually they show correctly, but when set to "obtain automatically" it shows the gateway only?

    Started by YseraTops‎, 12-09-2017 17:43
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2
    12-10-2017, 09:21 Go to last post
  22. Chromecast not working with Deco M5 as router

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hello!

    Started by ado‎, 12-02-2017 06:24
    chromecast, deco m5
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5
    12-09-2017, 19:34 Go to last post
  23. New Deco owner....few issues/requests

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : After trying the 2nd gen Eero (thoroughly unimpressed), Google WiFi and Netgearís ORBI I decided to try out the deco. Very glad I did! Iíve owned a few TP-Link items and have never had issue with recommending them, the deco is...

    Started by guycobb2‎, 12-03-2017 08:56
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 9
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