How To Add Mac Address To Router Tp Link?

how to add Mac address to router Tp Link

You can add more devices to your TP-Link router network Using the MAC (Media Access Control) address of the device and allow those devices to access the network. The wired devices are directly connected to the router while wireless devices connect to the router remotely, so the MAC filtering settings apply to the wireless adapters. Read the below steps to know how to add Mac address to router Tp Link.

Step-1: Know the MAC addresses

  • You have to know the MAC address of the devices you are going to add to the router.
  • On the Windows system, open the Command Prompt window and run the command “ipconfig/all” to find the particular computer’s MAC address.

Step-2: Computer and TP-Link router connection

  • Connect the computer to the TP-Link router and open the web browser.
  • Now, enter the router’s IP address and press Enter to open the router’s login page.
  • Once the page opens up, input the username and password to log in to the router’s configuration page.

Step-3: Add the MAC address

  • On the router page, click the Security menu on the left panel and then choose Firewall.
  • Tick the checkboxes of ‘Enable Firewall (the general firewall switch),’ ‘Enable MAC Address Filtering,’ and ‘Allow these PCs with enabled rules to access the Internet.’
  • Save the MAC filter settings and return to the main page.
  • Select Security again, choose MAC Filtering, and click the Add New button.
  • Now, enter the MAC address of the device you want to add, give a name, change the Status to ‘Enabled.’ Click Save to add.
  • If you want to add more MAC addresses (devices), click the Add New button and follow the same procedure to know how to add Mac address to router Tp Link.

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