Configure Your Tp-Link Archer C8 Router Setup

TP-Link Archer C8 Router Setup

TP-Link Archer C8 is a dual-band Wi-Fi router that allows Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) data streaming. It applies Qualcomm's VIVE 802.11ac technology to serve multiple devices without sacrificing bandwidth. The router enables four-stream 800Mbps on the 2.4GHz band via 256QAM and 1.7Gbps on the 5GHz band. It also has four adjustable and removable antennas, four gigabit Ethernet ports, a WAN port, a power jack, and a power switch. Scroll down this page to get configure your TP-Link Archer C8 router setup.

The TP-Link router comes in a cardboard box with the following items:

  • TP-Link Archer C8 router
  • Reading material
  • Power adapter
  • Ethernet cable

Make sure to carry out the steps for the TP-Link Archer C8 router set up given on this page.

Hardware setup:

  • Place the router and the modem closer to reduce any interference.
  • Attach the antennas on the router and make sure to extend the antennas properly. This will maximize the router's wireless performance.
  • Turn off your modem. If your modem carries any backup battery, remove this as well.
  • Connect the modem to the blue internet (WAN) port on your router with the Ethernet cable provided along with the package.
  • Connect the power adapter to the modem and turn it ON. Wait for the modem to get online.
  • Connect the router to the power adapter and turn it on.
  • You can see the LED light on the router flashing orange. Wait for the light to turn solid white.
  • You're now ready to connect your computer to the TP-Link Archer C8 router.
  • If you're opting for a wireless connection, go to the Wi-Fi settings section and enter your router's network name (SSID) and password.
  • You can find the network name (SSID) and the password on the product label.
  • Alternatively, you can connect the device to the TP-Link Archer C8 router using an Ethernet cable.

Configuration setup:

  • Go to or and enter the login information.
  • Select a region, time zone, and click the auto-detect button on your screen.
  • Proceed with the on-screen instructions to complete the TP-Link Archer C8 setup.
  • Make sure to configure the wireless network with a new SSID and password.
  • Once you have completed the TP-Link Archer C8 router setup, connect your wireless devices to the router and access the internet.

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