ADSL Setup (TP-Link TD-W8968 Router)

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How to setup a TP-Link TD-W8968 Router

This guide will show you how to setup your TP-Link TD-W8968 Router. The basic setup is the same for most ADSL Routers, however may vary slightly for each model.

Step 1:

Obtain your Default Gateway (for more information, Click here for Windows or Click here for Mac OS)

Step 2:

Open your Internet Browser, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, etc...

Step 3:

Enter your Default Gateway in the address bar of your Internet Browser and press Enter.

Step 4:

This will then display a Pop-Up Window to enter your Router Username and Password (see below image). The default factory settings for the username and password should both be “Admin”.

Log in

Step 5:

When you get to this page select Interface Setup:

Initial Setup

Step 6:

Change the encapsulation mode to PPPoA/PPPoE:

Encapsulation Mode

Step 7:

In the Username and Password field, input the Connection Username and Password that was provided by your ISP.

Step 8:

Save when all the information is correct.

Step 9:

The next step is configuring your Wi-Fi settings (wireless) as seen in image below.

  1. If you do not want to use the wireless feature on your Router, click on deactivate checkbox.
  2. If you do want to use the wireless feature, ensure that the activated checkbox is checked.

Step 10:

Enter your SSID. The SSID is the name that you want your wireless network to be called.

Wireless Network

Step 11:

The following step is for your Wireless Security setting. It is advisable to have a password on your wireless feature. Should you not want a Secure Wireless Setup, select None for the Security mode.

Step 12

Select WPA/WPA2 if you want your wireless network password protected. Enter the Password you want in the space provided next to Pre-Shared Key:

Wireless Security

Step 13:

Once you are sure that all settings are correct, click Save

Your router might restart after it has saved the configuration.

Should you need assistance setting up you TP-Link TD-W8968 Router, please feel free to call us on 086 123 4728.

Regards,
The iSAT Team


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