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  • To configure Tp-link AC1600 router as an access point you need to follow these steps:-
    > You need to plug in a cable from your existing Router to internet port of your router.
    > After connecting the cable connect a cable from port no-4 of your router to your computer. then follow these steps:
    > Open your browser and at the very top on the address bar type in and hit enter.
    > the default password is: admin
    > that will open a setup wizard for you so follow the steps and complete the setup
    > while following the setup wizard kindly make sure the settings you are choosing is correct i.e time zone and wireless network name and wireless password
    > kindly upgrade the router firmware as well if there is an update pending.

    >Now once the setup is done go to the Advance settings and click on Network
    > Change the default Ip from to
    > save the new Ip address and wait until it connects you back to the router settings
    > once connected back go to the Advance settings and then networks.
    > under network disable the DHCP configuration and save it.
    > once it is done unplug the ethernet cable from the computer and the Tp-link Router
    > The cable that was connected to the internet port of your Tp-link router from your Existing Router you disconnect it from there and plug it into port number 1, 2, 3, 4 any one of these.
    Reboot the existing router and the Tp-Link it will start working as an access point.

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