User Guide
LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi
M7450 / M7650
REV1.0.1
1910012213
Contents
About This Guide..........................................................................................................1
Chapter 1. Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1. 1.
1. 2.
Product Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Physical Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1. 2. 1.The Exterior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1. 2. 2.The Interior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Chapter 2. Set Up Internet Connection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
2. 1.
Install the Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
2. 2.
2. 1. 2.Power On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
2. 1. 1.Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Chapter 3. Login . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
3. 1.
3. 2.
3. 3.
Via Phone Login Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Via PC Login Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Via tpMiFi App . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Chapter 4. Manage Your Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
4. 1.
Track Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
4. 1. 1.Check Data Usage on Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
4. 1. 2.Check Data Usage on the Web Management Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
4. 1. 3.Check Data Usage via SMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
4. 2.
4. 1. 4.Revise Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Limit Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
4. 3.
4. 4.
4. 5.
4. 2. 2.Limit Monthly Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Set up Free Data Period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Enable Mobile Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Enable Data Roaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
4. 2. 1.Limit Data Package . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Chapter 5. Secure Your Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
5. 1.
5. 2.
Secure Wireless Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Block Unwelcome Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
5. 3.
Lock SIM Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Chapter 6. Share Files on SD Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
6. 1.
6. 2.
Access via Wi-Fi Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Access via USB Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Chapter 7. Customize Your Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
7. 1.
7. 2.
7. 3.
Specify Network Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Specify Network Band. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Configure Dial-up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
7. 4.
7. 3. 2.Configure Network Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Configure DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
7. 3. 1.Configure Dial-up Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Chapter 8. NAT Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
8. 1.
8. 2.
8. 3.
8. 4.
8. 5.
Translate Address and Port by ALG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Share Local Resources on the Internet by Virtual Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Open Ports Dynamically by Port Triggering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Make Applications Free from Port Restriction by DMZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Make Xbox Online Games Run Smoothly by UPnP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Chapter 9. Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
9. 1.
9. 2.
9. 3.
9. 4.
9. 5.
9. 6.
9. 7.
9. 8.
Save the Mobile Wi-Fi’s Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Change Login Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Set Up System Time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Restore Configuration Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Update the Firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Update ISP Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
USSD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
System Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
FAQ.................................................................................................................................67
About This Guide
This guide is a complement of Quick Installation Guide. The Quick Installation
Guide provides instructions for quick internet setup, while this guide contains
details of each function and demonstrates how to configure them.
When using this guide, please notice that features of the Mobile Wi-Fi may
vary slightly depending on the model, the software version you have, your
location, system language, and internet service provider. All screenshots,
images, parameters and descriptions documented in this guide are used for
demonstration only.
Conventions
In this guide the following conventions are used:
Convention
Description
Underlined
Underlined words or phrases are hyperlinks. You can click to redirect to a website or a
specific section.
Teal
Contents to be emphasized and texts on the web page are in teal, including the menus,
items, buttons and so on.
>
The menu structures to show the path to load the corresponding page. For example,
Advanced > Wireless > Black List means the Black List page is under the Wireless menu
that is located in the Advanced tab.
Note:
Ignoring this type of note might result in a malfunction or damage to the device.
Tips:
Indicates important information that helps you make better use of your device.
More Info
The latest software, management app and utility are available at Download
Center at www.tp-link.com/support.
The Quick Installation Guide can be found in the same place you found this guide
or inside the package of the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Specifications can be found on the product page at http://www.tp-link.com.
A Technical Support Forum is provided for you to discuss our products at
http://forum.tp-link.com.
Our Technical Support contact information can be found at Contact Technical
Support page at www.tp-link.com/support.
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Chapter 1
Get to Know About Your
Mobile Wi-Fi
This chapter introduces what the Mobile Wi-Fi can do and its appearance.
It includes the following sections:
• Product Overview
• Physical Description
Chapter 1
1. 1.
Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi
Product Overview
The Faster Connections, The More You Can Do
Just insert a 4G SIM card to create your reliable personal Wi-Fi hotspot and
share instant 4G/3G connectivity with friends. The Mobile Wi-Fi, supporting the
latest generation 4G LTE network, can reach a faster download speed so that
users can enjoy HD movies without interruption, download files in seconds, and
hold a video chat without dropouts.
Artful Little Gadget and Built-in Battery for Life on the Go
The TP-Link Mobile Wi-Fi features a compact, elegant design and rechargeable
powerful battery very suitable for travel, business trips and outdoor activities.
With added flexibility, the device can be charged via a micro USB cable connected
to an adapter, laptop or portable charger for endless hours of 4G sharing.
Easy Management with the tpMiFi App
With the tpMiFi App, you can conveniently access and manage the Mobile Wi-Fi
right on your iOS/Android devices. The tpMiFi app allows you to set data limits,
control Wi-Fi access, send messages, and share media files to/from a removable
micro SD card.
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1. 2.
Physical Description
1. 2. 1.
The Exterior
560MB
5.0M/S
Carrier Name
Menu Button
Button Explanation
Button
Menu Button
Power Button
Power Button
Description
• Press to enter the Menu Screen from the Home Screen.
• Press to switch between icons or options.
• Press to light on the screen.
• Press and hold to power on/off the Mobile Wi-Fi.
• Press to turn on/off the screen display.
• Press to select an icon.
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Screen Display
Home Screen
Displayed Item
Indication
Indicates the signal strength of the current network.
4G/3G/2G
R
560MB
2
5.0M/S
Carrier Name
2
100%
560MB
5.0 M/S
Menu Screen
Menu
Indicates successful network connection and the current network
type: 4G, 3G or 2G.
Indicates you are in roaming service.
Indicates that there is un-read message(s) and the number of them.
Displays the Wi-Fi status and the number of connected wireless
devices.
Displays the remaining battery power.
Indicates the total data used. It will be cleared after the Mobile Wi-Fi
is reset.
Indicates the current download speed of the data transmission.
Description
Home
Displays the information of data, signal strength, battery life and so
on.
Device Info
Displays the SSID (network name), password and login address of
the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Power Saving
If enabled, the Wi-Fi will be shut down if no wireless devices are
connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi for 10 minutes; and the Wi-Fi range
will be midium. For more information, please refer to Save the Mobile
Wi-Fi’s Power.
WPS
To enable the WPS function. Enable this function and immediately
press the WPS button on your wireles device. A success message
will appear on the screen, indicating successful WPS connection.
Wi-Fi Band
To change the Wi-Fi band to 2.4GHz or 5GHz as needed.
Network Mode
To change the network mode: 4G preferred, 4G only or 3G only as
needed.
Data Roaming
To enable or disable the Data Roaming function as needed. We
recommend you to enable it when you are out of the mobile carrier
service area.
App Download
Scan the QR code to download the tpMiFi app to manage your
Mobile Wi-Fi.
Device Info
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Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi
The Interior
Micro SD Card Slot
Micro SIM Card Slot
Micro USB Input Port
Reset Button
Item
Description
Micro SIM Card Slot
Insert a SIM card into the slot. A nano SIM card must be converted using the provided
SIM card tray.
Micro SD Card Slot
Slide and lift up the slot cover, insert a SD card and slide the cover back to lock. The
inserted SD card can be used for storage and media sharing.
Micro USB Input Port
Plug in the USB cable to this port to charge your Mobile Wi-Fi or share contents in the
SD card.
Reset Button
With the Mobile Wi-Fi powered on, use a pin to press and hold this button until “Power
Off” appears on the screen to reset the Mobile Wi-Fi.
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Chapter 2
Set Up Internet
Connection
This chapter introduces how to install the hardware and set up the internet
connection of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
It includes the following sections:
• Install the Hardware
• Connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi
Chapter 2
Set Up Internet Connection
2. 1.
Install the Hardware
2. 1. 1.
Installation
1.Remove the cover and the battery.
SI
M
2.Slide and lift up the SIM card slot cover and insert the SIM card. And then slide
to lock the SIM card slot.
Note:
• A nano SIM card must be converted using the provided SIM card tray.
• The SIM card is not provided by TP-Link.
3.(Optional) Slide and lift up the SD card slot cover and insert a micro SD card.
The inserted SD card can be used for storage and media sharing.
Note:
• To learn how to store and share files via the SD card, please refer to Share Files on SD Card.
• The SD card is not provided by TP-Link.
4.Fit the battery into the slot.
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2
1
5.Replace the cover.
2. 1. 2.
Power On
Press and hold
Note:
(power button) until the welcome screen appears.
To power off, press and hold
(power button) until Power Off appears on the screen.
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Set Up Internet Connection
Connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi
1.After the Mobile Wi-Fi is powered on, you will see the following screen.
4G
100%
0MB
0.0 K/S
Carrier Name
Note: If other messages appear on the screen, please refer to Q2 of FAQ.
2.Follow the instructions to connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi. Here are two methods.
Note: If you use a computer to connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi, please set your computer’s setting to
obtain an IP address automatically.
Method One: Using SSID and Wireless Password
a. Find the SSID (network name) and wireless password from the screen or on
the product label.
•
On the screen:
(menu button) to enter the Menu page and switch to the Device
1 ) Press
Info page.
Device Info
2 ) Press
(power button) to enter the Device Info page.
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Device Info
SSID: TP-Link_XXXX
Password: XXXXXXXX
Device Info
Login Address:
http://tplinkmifi.net
•
On the product label:
1 ) Remove the cover and the battery of the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2 ) Take down the SSID and Wireless Password printed on the product label.
MAC: XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX
IMEI: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
SSID:
TP-Link_XXXX
Wireless Password:
XXXXXXXX
b. Go to Wi-Fi settings of your smart device or click the network icon of your
computer, then select the SSID and enter the Wireless Password that you
found to join the Wi-Fi.
Smart Device
< Settings
Connections are available
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
CHOOSE A NETWORK...
TP-Link_XXXX
Computer
OR
Wireless Network Connection
TP-LINK_XXXX
Connect automatically
Connect
Other...
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Method Two: Via WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
If you have a WPS-supported device (such as Android phones or tablets), you
can connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi more easily using WPS button or PIN.
Note:
To use the WPS function, please make sure the SSID Broadcast function and wireless function are
enabled.
•
Via the WPS button
1 ) Press
menu.
(menu button) to enter the menu page and switch to the WPS
4G R
1
2 100%
WPS
2 ) Press
(power button) to enter the WPS page.
WPS
3 ) Press
(menu button) and
(power button) together to enable the
WPS function, and then the Mobile Wi-Fi starts to scan WPS-supported
devices.
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WPS
Connecting
4 ) On your WPS-supported device, go to Settings, turn on Wi-Fi, and click
Connect via WPS within 2 minutes.
Note:
The interfaces of the WPS function may vary in different wireless devices.
5 ) The status of WPS will change from Connecting to Succeeded indicating
your WPS-supported device is connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi.
WPS
Succeeded
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•
Set Up Internet Connection
Via the PIN
1 ) On your WPS-supported device, go to Settings, turn on Wi-Fi, and go to
the WPS page to get the PIN.
Note:
The interfaces of the PIN verification may vary in different wireless devices.
2 ) Connect the Mobile Wi-Fi to your computer with a USB cable, visit
http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the default password: admin.
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3 ) Go to Device > Advanced > WPS, check the PIN box and enter the PIN of
your WPS-supported device in the field.
4 ) Click Start to start the WPS process, and the Current Status will change
from Idle to Succeed indicating your WPS-supported device is connected
to the Mobile Wi-Fi.
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Chapter 3
Login
This chapter introduces 3 methods to log in to the web management page.
Demonstrations in this guide use the phone web management interfaces, while
some use the computer as those functions are only available on the computer’s
web management page.
Before login, make sure your device is connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi’s SSID. If
not, refer to Chapter 2 for detailed instructions.
This chapter includes the following sections:
• Via Phone Login Entry
• Via PC Login Entry
• Via tpMiFi App
Chapter 3
3. 1.
Login
Via Phone Login Entry
1.On your smart phone, visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the default
password: admin.
2.Create a new login password for security purposes and click Done.
3.Use the password you just created for future logins.
3. 2.
Via PC Login Entry
On the PC web management interfaces, you can enjoy more features, such as
DHCP settings.
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Login
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password:
admin.
2.Go to Wizard, create a new login password for security purposes and click
Confirm.
3.Use the password you just created for future logins.
3. 3.
Via tpMiFi App
1.Search “tpMiFi“ at the App Store or Google Play Store or simply scan the QR
code to download the tpMifi app.
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Login
2.Connect your device to the Mobile Wi-Fi.
3.Launch the tpMiFi app, create a new password for security purposes and click
Log In.
4.Use the password you just created for future logins.
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Chapter 4
Manage Your Data Usage
This chapter explains how to manage the data usage of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
It includes the following sections:
• Track Data Usage
• Limit Data Usage
• Setup Free Data Period
• Enable Mobile Data
• Enable Data Roaming
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Manage Your Data Usage
4. 1.
Track Data Usage
4. 1. 1.
Check Data Usage on Screen
This feature allows you to monitor the amount of data you have used on your
Mobile Wi-Fi and revise the displayed data usage as needed.
You can view data usage on the screen of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
4G R
1
2 100%
800 MB
5.0 Mb/S
Carrier Name
4. 1. 2.
Check Data Usage on the Web Management Page
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
Note: Before login, make sure your device is connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi’s SSID.
2.You can view the data usage on the Status page as shown below.
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Note:
1. Actual data usage may vary from the estimated data usage displayed on the usage meter.
2. The page above displays the monthly data usage if you have enabled Monthly Data Statistics.
4. 1. 3.
Check Data Usage via SMS
Your mobile carrier can provide more accurate data usage information. To obtain
it, you can send messages to your mobile carrier.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to SMS.
3.Tap New Message.
4.Create a message to your carrier and then tap
to send it. And a few minutes
later, you will receive a message of data usage information. For the phone
number and message content, check from your carrier. Example below is from
the mobile carrier China Unicom.
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4. 1. 4.
Manage Your Data Usage
Revise Data Usage
If the data usage displayed is not accurate, you can modify it as needed.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Data Usage Settings.
3.The figure below displays the current data usage. Tap Correct, enter a more
accurate value for the data usage.
4.Tap Done.
Note:
1. You can obtain the exact data usage from your carrier. Please refer to Check Data Usage via SMS.
2. The page above displays the monthly data usage if you have enabled Monthly Data Statistics.
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4. 2.
Limit Data Usage
4. 2. 1.
Limit Data Package
This feature allows you to establish data limits for different data packages so
that you can better control your data usage.
I want to:
Limit my data usage so that I will not exceed my data
package (2GB). I wish to:
1. Receive an alert when the data usage reaches 1.8GB
(90% of the allowance).
2. Disable the internet access automatically when it
reaches the allowance (2GB).
How can I do
that ?
1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password
you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2. Go to Device > Data Usage Settings.
3. Enable Data Usage Limit.
4. Enter 2 in Total Allowance field and specify GB as the
unit of measure. To inform you that your data usage
has reached the allowance, the internet access will be
disabled automatically and the data usage circle on the
Home Screen will turn to red:
.
2GB
5 M/S
5. Set 90 as the Usage Alert percentage. To inform you that
your data usage has reached the alert value, the data
usage circle on the Home Screen will turn to orange: .
1.8GB
5 M/S
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6. Tap Done.
Done!
4. 2. 2.
Now your data usage is limited according to your settings.
Limit Monthly Data Usage
I want to:
Limit my data usage so that I will not exceed my monthly
data package (800MB). I wish to:
1. Receive an alert when the data usage reaches 720MB
(90% of the allowance);
2. Disable the internet access automatically when it
reaches the allowance (800MB).
How can I
do that?
1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password
you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2. Go to Device > Data Usage Settings.
3. Enable Data Usage Limit and Monthly Data Statistics.
4. Enter 800 in Monthly Allowance field and specify MB as
the unit of measure. To inform you that your data usage
has reached the allowance, the Internet access will be
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disabled automatically and the data usage circle
the Home Screen will turn to red.
800MB
5 M/S
on
5. Set 90 as the Usage Alert percentage. To inform you
that your data usage has reached the alert value, the
data usage circle
on the Home Screen will turn to
orange.
720MB
5 M/S
6. Enter the Start Date.
Note:
The monthly data usage statistics will be cleared and recounted from the day
you have set every month.
Done!
4. 3.
7. Tap Done.
Now your data usage is limited according to your settings.
Set up Free Data Period
In the free data period, you will not be charged for the data by the mobile carrier.
If your carrier has provided this data service to you, you can specify the free
data period during which the data usage will not be counted for data alert and
limitation.
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1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Data Usage Settings.
3.Enable Free Data Period.
4.Enter the Start Time and End Time of Free Data Period.
5.Tap Done.
4. 4.
Enable Mobile Data
With Mobile Data (also known as cellular data) enabled, devices connected to
the Mobile Wi-Fi can access the internet. This feature is enabled by default.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Dial-up.
3.Enable Mobile Data.
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4.Tap Done.
4. 5.
Enable Data Roaming
If you are out of the network service area, you can use this feature as needed.
Method One: Via the screen
1.Press
(menu button) and switch to the Data Roaming menu.
Data Roaming
2.Press
3.Press
(power button) to enter the Data Roaming page.
and
to select ON.
Data Roaming
ON
OFF
Method Two: Via the web management page
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Dial-up.
3.Enable Data Roaming.
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4.Tap Done.
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Secure Your Network
This chapter explains how to secure your network in various ways. You can
change the SSID and wireless password, manage the blacklist and lock your
SIM card to safeguard your network.
It includes the following sections:
• Secure Wireless Network
• Block Unwelcome Devices
• Lock SIM Card
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5. 1.
Secure Your Network
Secure Wireless Network
The SSID (network name), wireless password of the Mobile Wi-Fi and security
options are preset as default. The default SSID and password can be found on
the screen of your Mobile Wi-Fi. You can customize the wireless settings as
needed.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Wireless.
¾¾ To change the SSID and wireless password
1.Enter a new SSID and wireless password in the Wireless Network Name and
Wireless Password fields respectively.
2.Tap Done.
¾¾ To hide the SSID
1.Toggle off SSID Broadcast, so the SSID will not be displayed when you scan
for wireless networks.
2.Tap Done.
Note:
If the SSID is hidden, it will not be displayed on your wireless device when you scan for local wireless
networks. And you need to manually enter the SSID to join the wireless network.
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¾¾ To hide the password on screen
1.Toggle off Display password on screen, so the wireless password will not be
displayed on the screen of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Tap Done.
5. 2.
Block Unwelcome Devices
This feature allows you to restrict unwelcome devices to accessing the wireless
network of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Status > Current Clients.
3.Tap
.
4.Select the device(s) that you want to block from the Online Clients list.
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5.Tap Block.
5. 3.
Lock SIM Card
This feature allows you to lock your SIM card with the PIN lock. Once the PIN lock
is enabled, every time you start your Mobile Wi-Fi with your SIM card inserted,
you need to enter the PIN code to access the internet.
If you don’t wish to enter the PIN code on your Mobile Wi-Fi, you can enable
the Auto-unlock PIN upon Power-on function. You will still have to enter the PIN
code on other devices to unlock this SIM card, however.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Advanced > PIN Management.
¾¾ To enable the PIN lock
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Advanced > PIN Management. Toggle on Enable PIN.
3.Enter the PIN code of your SIM card.
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4.Tap Done.
5.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net and then enter the PIN code to access the internet
every time you start your Mobile Wi-Fi.
Note:
1. The PIN code of your SIM card is preset by your carrier and usually can be found on the package
of the SIM card.
2. After 3 failed verification attempts, the SIM card will be locked, and you will need to enter the PUK
code to unlock it. The PUK code can usually be found on the package of the SIM card, too.
¾¾ To reset PIN code
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > Dial-up > PIN Management.
3.Select Enable PIN from the drop-down list if SIM Card Status is disabled. Enter
the PIN code of your SIM card, and then click Apply.
4.Select Modify from the drop-down list.
5.Enter the current PIN code and a new PIN code twice to complete the resetting.
Note: The new PIN code must consist of 4-8 digits.
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6.Click Apply.
7.Use the new PIN code for future PIN verifications.
¾¾ To enable Auto-unlock PIN upon Power-on
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Advanced > PIN Management.Toggle on Enable PIN, enter the
PIN code of your SIM card, and tap Done.
3.Enable Auto-unlock PIN upon Power-on.
4.Once enabled, you can save the trouble of entering the PIN code on your
Mobile Wi-Fi.
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Share Files on SD Card
This chapter describes how to share and access files on an SD card via Wi-Fi
and via a USB cable.
It contains the following sections:
• Access via Wi-Fi Mode
• Access via USB Mode
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6. 1.
Share Files on SD Card
Access via Wi-Fi Mode
You can share files on an SD card via Wi-Fi mode so clients connected to the
Mobile Wi-Fi can access the SD card.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Advanced > Storage Sharing.
3.Select By Wi-Fi for Access Mode.
4.Select Signed or Anonymous for Login Permission.
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Note:
If you have selected Signed, please specify Username and Password for the access (admin by default).
5.Tap Done.
6.Access the storage sharing:
¾¾ To access via an Android or iOS device
1.Search tpMiFi at the App Store Store or Google Play Store or simply scan the
QR code to download it.
2.Connect your mobile device to the Mobile Wi-Fi.
3.Launch tpMiFi and enter the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
4.Tap SD Sharing to access the SD card. You can then view, download and
upload multimedia files as needed.
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¾¾ To access the SD card via a PC
1.Connect your computer to the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Open Run and input “\\192.168.0.1“ (by default) or ftp://192.168.0.1. Then
click OK to continue.
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3.For anonymous access, you can now access the SD card. For signed access,
enter the login username and password in the authentication window and
click OK. Then you can access the SD card.
6. 2.
Access via USB Mode
You can connect your computer to the Mobile Wi-Fi via a USB cable to access
the SD card directly.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Advanced > Storage Sharing.
3.Select By USB for Access Mode.
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4.Tap Done.
5.Connect your computer to the Mobile Wi-Fi via a USB cable and access the
SD card directly.
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Chapter 7
Customize Your Network
This chapter guides you on how to configure network settings of your Mobile
Wi-Fi.
It contains the following sections:
• Specify Network Mode
• Specify Network Band
• Configure Dial-up
• Configure DHCP Server
Chapter 7
7. 1.
Customize Your Network
Specify Network Mode
This Mobile Wi-Fi supports three modes of network connection: 4G Preferred,
4G Only and 3G Only. If your SIM card supports WCDMA, select 3G Only; if your
SIM card supports FDD-LTE or TDD-LTE, select 4G Preferred or 4G Only as
needed. In general, the 4G network is faster than the 3G one.
Method One: Via the screen
1.Press
(menu button) and switch to the Network Mode menu.
Network Mode
2.Press
3.Press
(power button) to enter the Network Mode page.
and
to select 4G Pref, 4G Only or 3G Only as needed.
Network
Mode
Network
Mode
4G Pref
4G Only
3G Only
Method Two: Via the web management page
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Advanced > Network Mode.
3.Select 4G Preferred, 4G Only or 3G Only as needed.
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4.Tap Done.
7. 2.
Specify Network Band
This Mobile Wi-Fi supports 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands. In general, the
5GHz band performs better, but covers a smaller area .
Note: If you have specified 5GHz for Wireless Band, devices that only support 2.4GHz can’t connect to
the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Method One: Via the screen
1.Press
(menu button) and switch to the Wi-Fi Band menu.
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Wi-Fi Band
2.Press
3.Press
(power button) to enter the Wi-Fi Band page.
and
to specify 2.4GHz or 5GHz as needed
Wi-Fi Band
2.4GHz
5GHz
Method Two: Via the web management page
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Wireless.
3.Specify 2.4GHz or 5GHz for Wireless Band of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
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4.Tap Done.
7. 3.
Configure Dial-up
7. 3. 1.
Configure Dial-up Settings
If you are in a location beyond your mobile carrier’s service area, you may need to
configure the dial-up settings to access the internet provided by a local mobile
carrier.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Dial-up.
3.Tap Create to build a dial-up profile.
4.Specify a name for the profile and fill in the parameters provided by your
carrier.
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5.Tap Done and then tap Yes in the pop-up to apply the new profile.
Note:
1. Mobile Data is enabled by default. If disabled, internet access is prohibited.
2. Data Roaming is disabled by default. If enabled, data service is allowed when roaming.
3. You can click View Profile details to check the current profile. If any parameter is wrong, you can click
Create to build a new one.
7. 3. 2.
Configure Network Search
The Mobile Wi-Fi provides two types of network connection: Auto and Manual.
•
•
Auto: The Mobile Wi-Fi will automatically establish internet connection
when it is started.
Manual: When you have selected Manual, click Search and the Mobile WiFi will scan for mobile networks. You can choose to connect to a network
with better performance. The mobile carrier providing the network must
be or have cooperation with your SIM card provider.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC login entry, and log in with the password
you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
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2.Go to Advanced > Dial-up > Network Settings.
3.Select Auto or Manual for Network Search as needed.
4.Click Save.
7. 4.
Configure DHCP Server
The Mobile Wi-Fi acts as a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server,
dynamically assigning TCP/IP parameters to devices from the IP Address pool.
You can change the settings of the DHCP server if necessary.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > DHCP Server.
3.Enter a new IP address in the IP Address field and leave the Subnet Mask as
default. And enter the starting and ending IP addresses in the Start and End IP
Address fields respectively.
Note:
1. The Start and End IP Addresses should be on the same network segment as the IP address you have
entered.
2. If you have changed the IP address of your Mobile Wi-Fi, you should use the new IP address or
http://tplinkmifi.net to log in to the web management page.
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4.Enter the lease time in the Lease Time field. When the lease time expires, the
Mobile Wi-Fi will reassign IP addresses.
5.Enter the primary DNS IP address which usually accords with the IP address.
6.Enter the secondary DNS IP address if provided by your carrier.
7.Click Save.
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NAT Forwarding
The NAT (Network Address Translation) feature makes devices on the LAN use the
same public IP address to communicate with devices on the internet, which protects
the local network by hiding IP addresses of the devices. However, it also brings about
the problem that an external host cannot initiatively communicate with a specified
device on the local network.
With the forwarding feature the Mobile Wi-Fi can penetrate the isolation of NAT and
allows devices on the internet to initiatively communicate with devices on the local
network, thus realizing some special functions.
The Mobile Wi-Fi supports four forwarding rules. If two or more rules are set, the priority
of implementation from high to low is Virtual Servers, Port Triggering, UPNP and DMZ.
It contains the following sections:
• Translate Address and Port by ALG
• Share Local Resources on the Internet by Virtual Servers
• Open Ports Dynamically by Port Triggering
• Make Applications Free from Port Restriction by DMZ
• Make Xbox Online Games Run Smoothly by UPnP
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NAT Forwarding
Translate Address and Port by ALG
ALG (Application Layer Gateway) allows customized NAT (Network Address Translation)
traversal filters to be plugged into the gateway to support address and port translation
for certain application layer “control/data” protocols: FTP, TFTP, H323 etc. Enabling ALG
is recommended.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you set for
the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > NAT Forwarding > ALG.
• PPTP Passthrough: If enabled, it allows Point-to-Point sessions to be tunneled through
an IP network and passed through the Mobile Wi-Fi.
• L2TP Passthrough: If enabled, it allows Layer 2 Point-to-Point sessions to be tunneled
through an IP network and passed through the Mobile Wi-Fi.
• IPSec Passthrough: If enabled, it allows IPSec (Internet Protocol Security) to be
tunneled through an IP network and passed through the Mobile Wi-Fi. IPSec uses
cryptographic security services to ensure private and secure communications over
IP networks.
• FTP ALG: If enabled, it allows FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients and servers to transfer
data via NAT.
• TFTP ALG: If enabled, it allows TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) clients and servers
to transfer data via NAT.
• H323 ALG: If enabled, it allows Microsoft NetMeeting clients to communicate via NAT.
• SIP ALG: If enabled, it allows clients communicate with SIP (Session Initiation Protocol)
servers via NAT.
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Share Local Resources on the Internet by Virtual
Servers
When you build up a server on the local network and want to share it on the internet,
Virtual Servers can realize the service and provide it to internet users. At the same time
Virtual Servers can keep the local network safe as other services are still invisible from
the internet.
Virtual Servers can be used for setting up public services on your local network, such as
INTERNET
HTTP, FTP, DNS, POP3/SMTP and Telnet. Different services use
different service ports.
Port 80 is used in HTTP service, port 21 in FTP service, port 25 in SMTP service and port
110 in POP3 service. Please verify the service port number before the configuration.
I want to:
Share my personal website I’ve built in local network with my
friends through the internet.
For example, the personal website has been built on my home
PC (192.168.0.100). I hope that my friends on the internet can
visit my website in some way. The PC is connected to the Mobile
Wi-Fi with the WAN IP address 218.18.232.154.
How can I
do that?
1. Assign a static IP address to your PC, for example
192.168.0.100.
2. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with
the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
3. Go to Advanced > NAT Forwarding > Virtual Servers.
4. Click Add. Click View Existing Services and select HTTP. The
External Port, Internal Port and Protocol will be automatically
filled in. Enter the PC’s IP address 192.168.0.100 in the
Internal IP field.
5. Click Save.
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Tips:
• It is recommended to keep the default settings of Internal Port and Protocol if you are
not clear about which port and protocol to use.
• If the service you want to use is not in the Service Type, you can enter the
corresponding parameters manually. You should verify the port number that the
service needs.
• You can add multiple virtual server rules if you want to provide several services in the
Mobile Wi-Fi. Please note that the External Port should not be overlapped.
Users on the internet can enter http:// WAN IP (in this example:
http://218.18.232.154) to visit your personal website.
Tips:
• The WAN IP should be a public IP address. Users on the internet can also use
http:// domain name to visit the website.
• If you have changed the default External Port, you should use
http:// WAN IP: External Port or http:// domain name: External Port to visit the website.
8. 3.
Open Ports Dynamically by Port Triggering
Port Triggering can specify a triggering port and its corresponding external ports.
When a host on the local network initiates a connection to the triggering port, all the
external ports will be opened for subsequent connections. The Mobile Wi-Fi can record
the IP address of the host. When the data from the internet return to the external ports,
the Mobile Wi-Fi can forward them to the corresponding host. Port Triggering is mainly
applied to online games, VoIPs, video players and common applications including MSN
Gaming Zone, Dialpad and Quick Time 4 players, etc.
Follow the steps below to configure the Port Triggering rules:
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you set for
the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > NAT Forwarding > Port Triggering.
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3.Click View Existing Applications, and select the desired application. The Triggering
Port, External Port and Protocol will be automatically filled in. The following picture
takes application MSN Gaming Zone as an example.
4.Click Save.
Tips:
• You can add multiple port triggering rules according to your network need.
• The triggering ports can not be overlapped.
• If the application you need is not listed in the Existing Applications list, please enter the parameters manually. You
should verify the external ports the application uses first and enter them into External Port field according to the
format the page displays.
8. 4.
Make Applications Free from Port Restriction
by DMZ
When a PC is set to be a DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) host on the local network, it is totally
exposed to the internet, which can realize the unlimited bidirectional communication
between internal hosts and external hosts. The DMZ host becomes a virtual server with
all ports opened. When you are not clear about which ports to open in some special
applications, such as IP camera and database software, you can set the PC to be a DMZ
host.
Note:
When DMZ is enabled, the DMZ host is totally exposed to the internet, which may bring some potential safety hazards. If
DMZ is not in use, please disable it in time.
I want to:
Make the home PC join the internet online game without port
restriction.
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For example, due to some port restriction, when playing the
online games, you can login normally but cannot join a team with
other players. To solve this problem, set your PC as a DMZ host
with all ports open.
How can I
do that?
1. Assign a static IP address to your PC, for example
192.168.0.100.
2. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with
the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
3. Go to Advanced > NAT Forwarding > DMZ and select Enable
DMZ.
4. Enter the IP address 192.168.0.100 in the DMZ Host IP
Address filed.
Done!
8. 5.
5. Click Save.
The configuration is completed. You’ve set your PC to a DMZ
host and now you can make a team to game with other players.
Make Xbox Online Games Run Smoothly by
UPnP
The UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) protocol allows applications or host devices
to automatically find the front-end NAT device and send request to it to open the
corresponding ports. With UPnP enabled, the applications or host devices on the
local network and the internet can freely communicate with each other thus realizing
the seamless connection of the network. You may need to enable the UPnP if you
want to use applications for multiplayer gaming, peer-to-peer connections, real-time
communication (such as VoIP or telephone conference) or remote assistance, etc.
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Tips:
• UPnP is enabled by default.
• Only the application supporting UPnP protocol can use this feature.
• UPnP feature needs the support of operating system (e.g. Windows Vista/ Windows 7/ Windows 8, etc. Some of
operating system need to install the UPnP components).
For example, when you connect your Xbox to the Mobile Wi-Fi which has connected to
the internet to play online games, UPnP will send request to the Mobile Wi-Fi to open
the corresponding ports allowing the following data penetrating the NAT to transmit.
Therefore, you can play Xbox online games without a hitch.
If necessary, you can follow the steps to change the status of UPnP.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you set for
the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > NAT Forwarding > UPnP and toggle on or off according to your
needs.
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Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi
This chapter presents how to manage and maintain your Mobile Wi-Fi.
It includes the following sections:
• Save the Mobile Wi-Fi’s Power
• Change Login Password
• Set Up System Time
• Restore Configuration Settings
• Update the Firmware
• Update ISP Parameters
• USSD
• System Log
Chapter 9
9. 1.
Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi
Save the Mobile Wi-Fi’s Power
The Power Saving feature allows you to slow down the power consumption
of your Mobile Wi-Fi, by adjusting the Wi-Fi range or enabling the Wi-Fi Autodisable Time feature.
Method One: Via the screen
By enabling Power Saving on the screen, the Wi-Fi range will be medium and
Wi-Fi Auto-disable time will be 10 minutes.
1.Press
(menu button) and switch to the Power Saving menu.
Power Saving
2.Press
3.Press
(power button) to enter the Power Saving page.
and
to select ON.
Power Saving
ON
OFF
Method Two: Via the web management page
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Power Saving.
¾¾ To set Wi-Fi Range
1.Enable Power Saving Mode.
2.Select Long, Medium or Short from the Wi-Fi Range drop-down list.
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Note:
The shorter the Wi-Fi Range is, the less power your Mobile Wi-Fi uses.
3.Tap Done.
4.Tap Restart Wi-Fi on the pop-up to make the configurations take effect, and
then reconnect to the Wi-Fi after it restarts.
¾¾ To set Wi-Fi Auto-disable Time
1.Enable Power Saving Mode.
2.Specify the Wi-Fi Auto-disable Time.
3.Tap Done. If there are no devices connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi for the time
your specified, the Wi-Fi will be disabled automatically.
Note:
To resume the Wi-Fi, press the Power Button or the Menu Button.
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Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi
Change Login Password
This feature allows you to change your login password of the web management
page.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile
Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Device > Account.
3.Enter the current password. Then enter the new password twice (casesensitive) and tap Done. 4. Use the new password for future logins.
9. 3.
Set Up System Time
The system time you configure here will be used for time-based functions.
Note:
Make sure your Mobile Wi-Fi has access to the internet. Otherwise, it can not synchronize the current
time.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the mobile
Wi-Fi
2.Go to Device > Advanced > Time Settings.
3.Select your local Time Zone from the drop-down list.
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4.Tap Done.
9. 4.
Restore Configuration Settings
The Factory Defaults feature allows you to restore your Mobile Wi-Fi to its factory
defaults. After you restore your Mobile Wi-Fi, all previous settings will be cleared
and you have to reconfigure them.
Method One: Via the Mobile Wi-Fi
With the Mobile Wi- Fi powered on, remove the cover. Use a pin to press and hold
the RESET button until the “Power Off” appears on the screen.
Method Two: Via the web management page
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > Device > Factory Defaults.
3.Click Restore.
4.Wait a few minutes for the restore to complete and the Mobile Wi-Fi to restart.
Note: During the resetting process, do not power off the Mobile Wi-Fi.
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Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi
Update the Firmware
TP-Link is committed to improving product features, giving you a better network
experience. We will inform you through the screen and web management page
if there’s any newly released update firmware. Also, you can download it from
the Support page of our website www.tp-link.com.
Note:
1. Make sure the latest firmware file is matched with the hardware version (as shown in the download
section of the Support page).
2. Make sure that you have a stable connection between the Mobile Wi-Fi and your computer.
3. Do NOT power off the Mobile Wi-Fi during the firmware update and make sure it has sufficient power.
Method One: Via the screen
1. Press
(the power button) to update your Mobile Wi-Fi when the following
screen appears.
2.Wait a few minutes for the update to complete and the Mobile Wi-Fi to restart.
Method Two: Via the web management page
¾¾ To update the firmware locally
1.Download the latest firmware file for your Mobile Wi-Fi from our website
www.tp-link.com.
2.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
3.Go to Advanced > Device > Firmware Update.
4.Select Update via the local server, click Browse to locate the downloaded file,
and then click Update.
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5.Wait a few minutes for the update to complete and the mobile Wi-Fi to restart.
¾¾ To update the firmware online
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > Device > Firmware Update.
3.Select Update via the cloud server.
4.Click Update.
5.Wait a few minutes for the update to complete and the Mobile Wi-Fi to restart.
Note:
To download the latest firmware file, you can also click the New Version number, such 1.0.5 in the page
above. To view update details, click Release Note.
9. 6.
Update ISP Parameters
You can update the ISP information.
1.Download the latest ISP update file from the Support page at
www.tp-link.com.
2.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
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3.Go to Advanced > Dial-up > ISP Update.
4.Click Browse to locate the downloaded file.
5.Click Update.
9. 7.
USSD
Unstructured Supplementary Service Data(USSD) allows you to query various
information, such as balance from your mobile carrier by sending short codes.
Note:
USSD request can’t be sent in the 4G Only mode. You can go to Advanced > Network Settings to change
the mode.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > Dial-up > USSD.
3.Enter USSD request codes, click Send and wait for your mobile carrier’s
response.
Tips:
• Please contact with your mobile carrier to obtain the USSD request code.
• The USSD reponse can be a menu and you can refer to it to obain the information you need.
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Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi
System Log
When the Mobile Wi-Fi does not work normally, you can save the system log and
send it to our technical support for troubleshooting.
1.Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you
set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Go to Advanced > Device > System Log.
¾¾ To save the system logs locally
Click Save Logs to save the logs to your local device.
¾¾ To debug logs
The Debug Log feature can save logs for specific troubleshooting. This function
should be enabled under the requirement of our technical support.
1.Insert an SD card of at least 100MB storage in your Mobile Wi-Fi.
2.Put the file provided by our technical support in the SD card.
3.Go to the Advanced > Storage Sharing and set By Wi-Fi as Access Mode.
4.Enable Debug Log.
5.Click Save Logs.
6.Visit the SD card and send the saved files to our technical support.
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Note:
Do not remove the SD card or switch the storage sharing mode when using this function.
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FAQ
Q1.What should I do if I cannot log in to the web management page?
• Verify that your device is connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi’s SSID.
• Verify that you have entered http://tplinkmifi.net or http://192.168.0.1 correctly.
• Verify that your device is set to obtain an IP address automatically.
Q2.What should I do when one of the following messages appears on the
screen?
¾¾ PIN Required
•
Log in to the web management page http://tplinkmifi.net. Enter the PIN
provided by your mobile carrier and tap Done.
Tips:
The PIN code of your SIM card is preset by your mobile carrier and usually can be found on the package
of the SIM card.
¾¾ No SIM Card
•
Power off the Mobile Wi-Fi and reinsert the SIM card.
¾¾ No Service
•
Verify that your SIM card is an LTE , WCDMA or GSM SIM card.
•
Verify that your mobile carrier parameters are correct: Log into the web
management page, go to Dial-up and tap View profile details to check
if APN, Username and Password are correct. If not, return to the Dial-up
page and create a new profile with the correct information. Then tap Done
and confirm on the pop-up.
•
Verify that your SIM card is in your mobile carrier’ s service area and has
sufficient credit.
¾¾ R icon
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•
Log in to the web management page, and go to Dial-up to enable Data
Roaming.
Q3.What should I do if my internet speed is slow?
Log in to the web management page and try the methods below:
• If you are experiencing intermittent slow internet connection, go to Wi-Fi Band
to switch between 2.4GHz and 5GHz for better connectivity.
• The 4G network may be temporarily unavaliable in your current location. Go to
Network Mode and try a different network.
Q4.How do I reset the Mobile Wi-Fi to its factory default settings?
• With the Mobile Wi-Fi powered on, remove the cover. Use a pin to press and
hold the RESET button (hole) until Power Off appears on the screen and then
release the button.
• On your computer or tablet, log i nto the Mobile Wi-Fi’s web management page.
Go to Advanced > Device > Factory Defaults and click Restore.
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