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M7300
LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi
REV 1.0.0
1910011532

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  • Page 1 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi REV 1.0.0 1910011532...
  • Page 2 Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
  • Page 3: Fcc Statement

    FCC STATEMENT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 4: Ce Mark Warning

    CE Mark Warning This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. RF Exposure Information This device meets the EU requirements (1999/519/EC) on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields by way of health protection.
  • Page 5: Canadian Compliance Statement

    applications only when the installation height is not exceeding 10 m above the ground surface. 1.3.Maximum 100 mW e.i.r.p. Indoor applications. 2. SRD with DSSS and other than FHSS wideband modulation 2.1. Maximum mean e.i.r.p. density is 2 mW/MHz. Maximum 100 mW e.i.r.p.
  • Page 6: Industry Canada Statement

    between the radiator & your body. Déclaration d'exposition aux radiations: Cet équipement est conforme aux limites d'exposition aux rayonnements IC établies pour un environnement non contrôlé. Cet équipement doit être installé et utilisé avec un minimum de 20 cm de distance entre la source de rayonnement et votre corps. Industry Canada Statement CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B) Korea Warning Statements...
  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Safety Information  When product has power button, the power button is one of the way to shut off the product; when there is no power button, the only way to completely shut off power is to disconnect the product or the power adapter from the power source. ...
  • Page 8 Explanation of the symbols on the product label Symbol Explanation RECYCLING This product bears the selective sorting symbol for Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This means that this product must be handled pursuant to European directive 2012/19/EU in order to be recycled or dismantled to minimize its impact on the environment.
  • Page 9: Declaration Of Conformity

    TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi Model No.: M7300 Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy all the technical regulations applicable to the product within the scope of Council Directives:...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents ....................... 1 Chapter 1. Introduction ..................2 Product Overview ......................2 Main Features ......................... 2 Physical Description ....................... 3 Environment Requirements .................... 4 Hardware Installation ...................... 4 Chapter 2. Quick Installation Guide ..............7 System Requirements ....................7 TCP/IP Configuration ......................
  • Page 11: Package Contents

    Make sure that the package contains the above items. If any of the listed items is damaged or missing, please contact your distributor. Conventions The Device or M7300 mentioned in this guide stands for M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi without any explanation.
  • Page 12: Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 Product Overview TP-LINK’s M7300 is at the forefront of wireless 4G sharing. Just insert a 4G SIM card into the device to instantly establish a Wi-Fi hotspot. With up to 150Mbps download and 50Mbps upload speeds, M7300 is able to provide 4G wireless sharing to up to 11 users simultaneously. Its pocket-sized design and powerful 2000mAh internal battery make it an ideal travel companion, allowing users to work or play for 10 hours.
  • Page 13: Physical Description

     Power Button: When the Device is successfully installed, press and hold this button until all the LEDs are lit. You can also press and hold this button to turn off the M7300.  Micro USB Input: It’s for you to connect the Device with the power adapter (attached in the package) via the USB cable.
  • Page 14: Environment Requirements

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Device powered on, remove the cover. Use a pin to press and hold the Reset button until all LEDs turn on momentarily. 1.4 Environment Requirements Place the Device in a well-ventilated place far from any heater or heating vent ...
  • Page 15 1) Touch the metal contacts of the battery to the metal points of the Device, and then press to fit the battery body into the slot. 2) Close the cover by pressing it. STEP 3: Turn on the M7300 Press and hold the Power button until all the LEDs are lit. Charging your M7300...
  • Page 16 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Via the computer USB  Note: 1. The M7300 is fully charged when the Battery LED is solid green. 2. Recommend using the provided power adapter.
  • Page 17: Chapter 2. Quick Installation Guide

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 2. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will guide you to quickly set up the basic functions for your M7300. 2.1 System Requirements SIM card with Internet access enabled.  Computer supports the 2.4GHz wireless band.
  • Page 18 When Connected appears behind the SSID of M7300, you’ve successfully connected to its wireless network.  Note: After successful connection to M7300 (with a SIM card inserted), you can enjoy the 4G mobile connection instantaneously. If not, please refer to and retry.
  • Page 19: Quick Setup

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 2.4 Quick Setup 2.4.1 Quick Setup via your phone Open a web-browser on your phone or Pads, enter the default address http://tplinkmifi.net http://192.168.0.1 in the address field. When the login window appears, enter admin (in lower-case letters) for password, and then click the Login button.
  • Page 20: Quick Setup Via Your Pc

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 2.4.2 Quick Setup via your PC Open a web-browser, enter the default address http://tplinkmifi.net http://192.168.0.1 the Address field and then press Enter. When the login window appears, enter admin (in lower-case letters)for password, and then click the Login button.
  • Page 21 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide appears, cancel the Using Proxy checkbox, and click OK to finish it. After successful login, there will appear the following page. You can set up a new login password on this page, and click Confirm to continue.
  • Page 22 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Wizard – Wireless Settings Figure 2-4 On the Finish page, please double-check your settings. If all the parameters are verified, click Finish to complete the Wizard; if there is anything wrong, you can click Back to re-configure it.
  • Page 23: Chapter 3. Device Configuration

    LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 3. Device Configuration After the successful login to the web-based management page of M7300, you will see the main menu listing Wizard, Status, SMS and Advanced on the top. In the following parts, these items will be explained in details, about their respective functions and configurations.
  • Page 24: Sms

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Statistics: Displays the device's data usage statistics, including the data monthly used/total used and the data daily used. The data usage accounting may differ from your carrier's, and it is subject to your carrier's statistics. Click Data Usage Settings to change data settings.
  • Page 25: New Message

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 3.3.2 New Message Figure 3-5 New Message  Phone Number: Enter the receiver’s phone number.  Content: Text your message in this box. The message you are texting is limited to 160 letters or numbers, any exceeding characters will be sent in the next message. You can send up to five messages each time.
  • Page 26: Advanced

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 3.4 Advanced Advanced Menu Figure 3-7 There are six submenus under the Advanced tab (as shown in Figure 3-7): Dial-up, Wireless, DHCP Server, Data Usage Settings, Storage Sharing, Power Saving and Device. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding functions.
  • Page 27 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Dial-up Settings Figure 3-9  Mobile Data: It is enabled by default. You can disable it to prohibit Internet access.  Data Roaming: It is disabled by default. If disabled, data service is not allowed when roaming.
  • Page 28 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide to establish authentication with the peer using three handshakes and checking the peer identity periodically. Select this option if the ISP requires this authentication type.  Username/Password: Enter the username and password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive.
  • Page 29 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Manual: When you select Manual and click Save, the device will search for mobile networks automatically and you can choose a network with better performance to access, which is related or have cooperation with the network provider of your SIM.
  • Page 30 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 3-13 PIN Configuration - PUK Decode A PUK (PIN Unlocked Key), also known as Personal Unlock Code (PUC), is used in 3GPP mobile phones to Reset a personal identification number (PIN) that has been lost or forgotten.
  • Page 31: Wireless

    LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide If you want to update the ISP information, please follow the steps below. Download the latest ISP update file from the Support page at www.tp-link.com to your computer. Click Browse to locate and select the latest file.
  • Page 32 Wireless Network Name (SSID): SSID is short for Service Set Identification, which helps you distinguish different wireless networks. The default SSID of this device is TP-LINK _XXXX (XXXX stand for the last 4 characters of the MAC address of it.). You can rename it as your preference, but the value is limited to 32 characters and also it's case-sensitive (For example, TEST is NOT the same as test).
  • Page 33: Dhcp Server

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 3-17 Online Clients  Client Name: The name of the Wi-Fi client.  MAC Address: The MAC address of the Wi-Fi client.  IP Address: The IP address of the Wi-Fi client. Click Refresh to update the Wi-Fi client list.
  • Page 34: Data Usage Settings

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 3-19 DHCP Server  IP Address: The IP address of the device, which is used to log in to its web-based management page. The default value is 192.168.0.1.  Subnet Mask: An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.
  • Page 35: Storage Sharing

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 3-20 Data Settings  Total/Monthly Used: Total/Monthly data used. You can click Correct and input the actual data amount to correct the data.  Data Usage Limit: You can enable or disable the function of data usage limit. If enabled, you can set the data quota.
  • Page 36 For Windows device: Connect your computer to M7300 wirelessly. Open Run in your computer and input the IP address of your M7300. Here is “\\192.168.0.1” by default. Then click OK to continue. For anonymous access, you can visit the Micro-SD storage now. For signed access, Enter your login username and password in this authentication window, click OK.
  • Page 37 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide For Android / IOS device: You can use tpMiFi APP to access the Micro-SD storage in your M7300. 1) Search for and install the tpMiFi mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, or simply scan the QR code.
  • Page 38: Power Saving

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 3.4.6 Power Saving You can configure power saving on this page. Figure 3-22 Power Saving  Power Saving Mode: It’s enabled by default. If enabled, you can save power by changing the Wi-Fi Range and Auto-disable Time. If disabled, the Wi-Fi will not be shut down and you can have the largest Wi-Fi coverage.
  • Page 39: Factory Defaults

    Release Note to view the update details. Update via the local server: Update your firmware by using the update file that has been downloaded from website www.tp-link.com. Click Browse to select the update file on your local computer. Click Update to update the firmware.
  • Page 40: Account Management

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click Restore to reset all configuration settings to their default values. All of the settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored. You can restore the following factory default values: ...
  • Page 41 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 3.4.7.4. Shutdown Figure 3-27 Shutdown Click Reboot to reboot the device. Click Power Off to shut down the device. 3.4.7.5. Time Settings Figure 3-28 Time Settings  Time Zone: Select your local time zone.
  • Page 42 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 3-29 System log Click Refresh to update the log list. Click Clear to delete all the logs. Click Save Logs to save the logs to your local computer. 3.4.7.7. About Device You can view the related information about this device on this page.
  • Page 43 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 3-30 Device Information  Model: The model of the device.  Firmware Version: The current firmware version.  Hardware Version: The current hardware version.  IMEI: International Mobile Equipment Identity. Composed of 15 digits, it is unique and thus used to identify individual mobile equipment.
  • Page 44: Appendix A: Faq

    LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix A: FAQ FAQ1. What should I do if I cannot log into the web-management page? Verify that your device is connecting to the M7300. Verify that you entered the correct IP address http://192.168.0.1 or http://tplinkmifi.net.
  • Page 45 PC, then enter the default password admin, and click Login. Go to “Advanced->Device->Factory Defaults”, and click Restore. Tip 2: While the M7300 is powered on, remove the cover. Use a pin to press and hold the Reset button until all LEDs turn on momentarily. ...
  • Page 46 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Step 2: Choose "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)" and click next. Step 3: Choose "Don't search. I will choose the driver to install." and click next. Step 4: Click Next to continue.
  • Page 47 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Step 5: Choose "Have Disk -> Browse". Then choose the driver you have downloaded from TP-LINK website and click Open. Step 6: Click OK to continue. Step 7: Click Next to continue. -37-...
  • Page 48 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Step 8: You may get a warning like this. Please just ignore it. Step 9: Click Finish, then this windows XP computer will be able to go to Internet. -38-...
  • Page 49: Appendix B: Configuring The Pc

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix B: Configuring the PC In this section, we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows 7. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working, refer to the adapter’s manual if needed.
  • Page 50 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click the right button, and Select Properties. In the prompt page that showed below, double click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). -40-...
  • Page 51 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide The following Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. You have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below:  Setting IP address automatically...
  • Page 52 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Setting IP address manually a. Select Use the following IP address radio button. And the following items available. b. If the Device's LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1, type IP address is 192.168.0.x (x is from 2 to 254), and Subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
  • Page 53 M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Now click OK to keep your settings. -43-...
  • Page 54: Appendix C: Specifications

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix C: Specifications General Standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz 4G:FDD-LTE Network Type 3G: DC-HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2G: EDGE/GRPS/GSM Certification CE, RoHS Dimension 4.0×2.5×0.6 in. (102.6×63×16mm) Interface One Micro USB port, One SIM card slot, One Micro SD Memory card slot...
  • Page 55: Appendix D: Glossary

    M7300 LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix D: Glossary 802.11n - 802.11n builds upon previous 802.11 standards by adding MIMO (multiple-input  multiple-output). MIMO uses multiple transmitter and receiver antennas to allow for increased data throughput via spatial multiplexing and increased range by exploiting the spatial diversity, perhaps through coding schemes like Alamouti coding.