The AX routers terminology stands for those routers which support Wi-Fi 6. In the case of TP-Link AX 1800, the router is equipped with Wi-Fi 6 which stands for sixth-generation Wi-Fi that supports speeds up to 1800Mbps combining both 2-4 GHz and 5 GHz channels. Having features like OFDMA and beam-forming technologies TP-Link AX 1800 has a 1.5 GHz quad-core CPU. This powerful CPU helps the router to multitask and handle multiple devices at the same time. Adding features like One Mesh and WPA3 security makes this router stand out against its competitors in the market. The router enables you to download heavy files, stream smoothly, and saves your time by avoiding buffering.
TP-Link AX1800 Design and Technical Specifications
When it comes to the design part TP-Link AX 1800 is simple and compact. One thing getting common with TP-Link routers is that instead of using a cooling fan inside the company has provided ample ventilation in the external body of its latest routers and AX1800 is no exception.
The device does not suffer from overheating. The router can be mounted on a wall or can be kept on its silicone feet. The front panel has LEDs from left to right.
The TP-Link AX 1800 router comes with 4 Ethernet/LAN ports, one USB, and one WPS located at the back panel. The LEDs in front indicate the power and online status of the router.
Four fixed external antennas are non-removable or adjustable. Revolutionary OFDMA technology reduces lag time providing more data to multiple devices.
It is compatible with the One Mesh Technology and has a WPA3 security feature. With WPA3 security comes reliable connections and excellent performance. Keeps your home network safe from external unwanted threats.
USB 2.0 port is included for ease of file sharing. The router is compatible with all its previous standards devices.
There is a reset button to bring the router back to its factory settings. You have to press the button and hold until the LEDs reset to the default settings. The WPS button has to be pressed for 1 second at the same time you press the WPS button on your client device to allow WPS connection.
TP-Link AX1800 User Guide to Setup
The TP-Link AX 1800 router allows you to set up your router via the TP-link Tether app. This app can be downloaded from Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Whichever way you want to configure you can configure your router in a matter of minutes.
Via Tether App
Step 1. Download the TP-Link Tether App from either of the platforms mentioned
Step 2. Next, you have to open the Tether App and log in via your TP-Link
account ID. You have to create an account first.
Step 3. Now click on the router button in the app follow the instructions and set up
your wireless router and enjoy fast internet.
Via Web browser
Step 1. Connect the router with a LAN cable or wireless connection.
The details of SSID, IP Address username, and password are printed on the
bottom of the router.
Step 2. Open a web browser of your choice e.g. Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge
or any other browser.
Step 3. Type the default IP address of the router and follow the instructions.
Enjoy a hassle-free Internet connection.
The parental control function allows you to block or restrict the content for different family members. You can allow or disallow a person from accessing particular websites, especially your children. This feature allows restrictions on access for several hours per day. You can also use a firewall via Tether the app to secure network the from unwanted security hacks.
Step 1. Go to the TP-Link router access website and log in with your ID and
Step 2. Go to the Parental control tab.
Step 3. Add a profile name by the name of your family member.
Step 4. Select the profile name and devices attached to the profile. Add the blocked
content to the list.
Step 5. Select the time restrictions for internet access.
TP-Link Cloud Service
TP-Link cloud service provides access to your TP-Link router and other home network devices. The cloud service offers firmware upgrade notifications from time to time to keep your device updated.