Setup WiFi on the TP-Link Archer D9

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The TP-Link Archer D9 router is considered a wireless router because it offers WiFi connectivity. WiFi, or simply wireless, allows you to connect various devices to your router, such as wireless printers, smart televisions, and WiFi enabled smartphones.

Other TP-Link Archer D9 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the TP-Link Archer D9.We also have the following guides for the same router:

WiFi Terms

Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.

Wireless Name

Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks. If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information.

Wireless Password

An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.

Wireless Channel

Picking a WiFi channel is not always a simple task. Be sure to read about WiFi channels before making the choice.

Encryption

You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your networks encryption. If you are unsure, be sure to read our WEP vs WPA guide first.

Login To The TP-Link Archer D9

To get started configuring the TP-Link Archer D9 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the TP-Link Archer D9, follow our TP-Link Archer D9 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the TP-Link Archer D9

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

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This is the status page from your TP-Link router.

Once you've logged into the TP-Link Archer D9 router you should be taken to the Home page. To change your wireless network settings click Quick Setup on the left hand side of the page.

Change the WiFi Settings on the TP-Link Archer D9

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This is the setup page from your TP-Link router.

This brings you to a new page.

Start out by making sure the Wireless option is set to Enable.

Next you'll need to set a Wireless Network Name. This can be whatever you want, however we highly recommend avoiding the use of any personal information. To learn more visit our Wireless Names Guide.

After that open the drop down menu labeled Channel and choose either 1, 6, or 11. Want to know why these are the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

Now select the radio button labeled WPA/WPA2-Personal (Recommended). This will provide you with the best security. For more information check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Finally you'll need to set a Password. This can be anything you like. However, bear in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and avoids the use of any personal information. For more helpful hints like these be sure to take a look through our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Congratulations! That's all there is to it. Just don't forget to save your changes before leaving.

Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings

After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices. This is usually done at the device itself and not at your computer.

Other TP-Link Archer D9 Info

Don't forget about our other TP-Link Archer D9 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the TP-Link Archer D9.We also have the following guides for the same router: