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Forum: Deco M5

Deco Whole Home Wi-Fi System

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    08-11-2017, 00:52 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. 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: 0
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    12-12-2017, 08:06 Go to last post
  2. 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
  3. 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: 6
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    12-11-2017, 22:05 Go to last post
  4. 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
    • Replies: 14
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    12-11-2017, 09:45 Go to last post
  5. 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
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  6. 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
  7. 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: 7
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    12-11-2017, 03:00 Go to last post
  8. 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
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    12-10-2017, 09:21 Go to last post
  9. 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
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    12-09-2017, 19:34 Go to last post
  10. 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
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    12-07-2017, 19:15 Go to last post
  11. Question Before I make a purchase, can I clarify something about wired devices

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Noob question alert

    Started by DRY411S‎, 12-06-2017 12:10
    • Replies: 2
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    12-07-2017, 08:35 Go to last post
  12. Question Q: Can I use M5 Deco with Cujo and extend my existing WLAN from ISP?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi there

    Started by TiRohn‎, 12-06-2017 07:29
    cujo, expand, extend
    • Replies: 3
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    12-07-2017, 07:14 Go to last post
  13. How to bypass parental controls completely...

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : One of the main reasons for me to buy the DECO, apart from the mesh functionalities, was the parental control. I needed a tool to limit the internet access to get my kids spending more time on homework. Within days my son was able...

    Started by hansremmerswaal‎, 11-23-2017 20:56
    parental control, vpn
    • Replies: 14
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    12-06-2017, 23:16 Go to last post
  14. Question Connect to 2.4 GHz radio

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I've got some etekcity "smart" plugs that can be set up only from a 2.4 GHz network. How can I specify which network to connect to on the Deco?

    Started by SirSpidey‎, 12-02-2017 20:20
    • Replies: 5
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    12-06-2017, 11:40 Go to last post
  15. Deco M5 connected to MiFi device

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

    Started by craigieh‎, 12-04-2017 11:14
    • Replies: 1
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    12-05-2017, 06:54 Go to last post
  16. 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: 1
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    12-05-2017, 06:00 Go to last post
  17. Deco Questions about Antivirus, QoS and Wifi-Disconnections

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi, my name is matse, i'm from germany and i've some questions/probs in using deco5:

    Started by matse‎, 12-04-2017 16:35
    • Replies: 0
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    12-04-2017, 16:35 Go to last post
  18. Deco node starts blinking red shortly after connecting ethernet backhaul cable

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Model: Deco M5

    Started by Stevo82‎, 07-08-2017 21:22
    • Replies: 13
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    12-04-2017, 14:15 Go to last post
  19. Some issues/requests deco5

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Hi, my name is matse, i'm from germany and i've some questions/probs using deco5:

    Started by matse‎, 12-03-2017 17:24
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2
    12-04-2017, 09:32 Go to last post
  20. Question Should this network layout work?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Right now I want to build the following network layout.

    Started by physc‎, 12-02-2017 13:44
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3
    12-04-2017, 09:25 Go to last post
  21. Does Deco M5 support POE adapters?

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : Does Deco M5 support POE adapters?

    Started by DoctorTaliesin‎, 12-03-2017 03:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2
    12-04-2017, 09:10 Go to last post
  22. Question about parental controls on M5

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

    Started by artisticcheese‎, 12-02-2017 14:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2
    12-04-2017, 09:04 Go to last post
  23. How many M5 units can I use and layout question

    Model : Hardware Version : Firmware Version : ISP : I have a large property that I would like to paint with WIFI. I currently have 3 units covering the house and some of the property. However I would like wireless everywhere on my land. 1st question - Am I correct I can have upto 10...

    Started by Warm Wisconsin‎, 12-01-2017 00:54
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3
    12-01-2017, 13:40 Go to last post

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