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Home in Wi-Fi
User Guide
AC1300 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System
Deco M5
1910012209 REV1.1.0



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  • Page 1 Paint Your Home in Wi-Fi ™ User Guide AC1300 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System Deco M5 1910012209 REV1.1.0...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents About This Guide ···················································· 1 Appearance ······························································· 2 Set Up Your Deco ··················································· 3 Dashboard ·································································· 5 Wi-Fi Settings···························································· 6 Parental Controls ···················································· 7 Antivirus ······································································· 8 QoS················································································· 9 Advanced Features ·············································10 Online Upgrade ······················································13 Managers ··································································14 Authentication ························································13...
  • Page 3: About This Guide

    • A Technical Support Forum is provided for you to discuss our Deco Stands for Deco Whole-Home Wi-Fi System/Unit. products at Hyperlinks are in teal and underlined. You can click to • Our Technical Support contact information can be found at the...
  • Page 4: Appearance

    Appearance Each Deco has an LED that changes color according to its status, two RJ-45 Ethernet ports and a power slot. See the explanation below: Yellow Start up. Blue pulse Ethernet Ports: For connecting Deco to your modem, the Deco is ready for setup. Ethernet outlet or other internet devices.
  • Page 5: Set Up Your Deco

    Find and power off your modem. Connect your or the Apple App Store to download the Deco Deco to the modem and power them both on. If you don’t have a TP-Link ID, tap Sign Up. The app. Deco app will guide you through the rest.
  • Page 6 Set Up Your Deco Follow the steps below to set up your Deco Whole-Home Wi-Fi system. 4. Select a location 5. Create your Wi-Fi network 6. Add more Decos Select a location for this Deco. If its location Set a network name and a password. These You can add more Decos to expand Wi-Fi is not listed, you can create a new one by will be the name and password you use to...
  • Page 7: Dashboard

    Dashboard After you successfully set up your Deco network, you will see the dashboard of the Deco app. Here you can view the working status of all Decos, test the internet speed, check the connected devices and manage your network. Deco Status, Speed Test &...
  • Page 8: Wi-Fi Settings

    Wi-Fi Settings Customize the network name and password of your main network or create a separate network just for guests. You can set a guest network name and an easy-to-remember password. You can shake your device to share the network details easily with family and friends. Enable Guest Network Create Network Name and Password Shake to Share...
  • Page 9: Parental Controls

    Parental Controls Create profiles for family members and specify the devices that belong to each. Set individualized parental controls including when and for how long each person can access the internet. Block inappropriate content and pause the internet if necessary. Insights Filter Level Time Controls...
  • Page 10: Antivirus

    Antivirus There are three ways Deco ensures your home network remains safe: by blocking malicious websites, by protecting the system and applications against external attacks and eliminating vulnerabilities, and by preventing infected devices from sending sensitive information outside your network. Protection Enabled Alert History Protection Disabled...
  • Page 11: Qos

    There are two ways to use the QoS (Quality of Service) function. You can prioritize the connection of a particular device for a set duration, such as a family member's laptop for one hour during a video call. You can also prioritize the online activity that's most important to the whole family, such as Streaming or Gaming.
  • Page 12: Advanced Features

    Advanced Features Additional features are available under the Advanced menu. You can modify WAN settings (IPv4 & IPv6), control Deco's LED and turn notifications off and on, easily create a domain name for your Deco, set up port forwarding rules to make your local computers accessible to other devices over the internet, reserve the same IP address for a specific device, and change the working mode.
  • Page 13 Register a TP-Link DDNS domain name Enable or disable TP-Link DDNS feature Set up port forwarding rules...
  • Page 14 Reserve IP addresses for specific devices Change the working mode...
  • Page 15: Online Upgrade

    Online Upgrade TP-Link is dedicated to improving product features and providing a better customer experience. Update Deco when prompted in the Deco app. Update Available Updating Deco Up-to-date...
  • Page 16: Managers

    Managers Add friends and family members to help manage your network. Each manager should have their own TP-Link ID. Add as Manager Manager List Remove a Manager...
  • Page 17: Authentication

    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. Copyright © 2017 TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 18 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 19 5180MHz—5240MHz (23dBm) EU declaration of conformity TP-Link hereby declares that the device is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of directives 2014/53/EU, 2009/125/EC and 2011/65/EU. The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at RF Exposure Information This device meets the EU requirements (2014/53/EU Article 3.1a) on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields by way...
  • Page 20 Caution: 1. The device for operation in the band 5150–5250 MHz is only for indoor use to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems; 2. For devices with detachable antenna(s), the maximum antenna gain permitted for devices in the band 5725-5850 MHz shall be such that the equipment still complies with the e.i.r.p.
  • Page 21 NCC Notice & BSMI Notice: 注意! 依據 低功率電波輻射性電機管理辦法 第十二條 經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,非經許可,公司、商號或使用者均不得擅自變更頻率、加大功率或變更原設計之特性或功能。 第十四條 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通行;經發現有干擾現象時,應立即停用,並改善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。前項合法 通信,指依電信規定作業之無線電信。低功率射頻電機需忍受合法通信或工業、科學以及醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之干擾。 安全諮詢及注意事項 • 請使用原裝電源供應器或只能按照本產品注明的電源類型使用本產品。 • 清潔本產品之前請先拔掉電源線。請勿使用液體、噴霧清潔劑或濕布進行清潔。 • 注意防潮,請勿將水或其他液體潑灑到本產品上。 • 插槽與開口供通風使用,以確保本產品的操作可靠並防止過熱,請勿堵塞或覆蓋開口。 • 請勿將本產品置放於靠近熱源的地方。除非有正常的通風,否則不可放在密閉位置中。 • 請不要私自打開機殼,不要嘗試自行維修本產品,請由授權的專業人士進行此項工作。 限用物質含有情況標示聲明書 限用物質及其化學符號 鉛 鎘 汞 六價鉻 多溴聯苯 多溴二苯醚 產品元件名稱 CrVI PBDE ○ ○ ○ ○...
  • Page 22 Продукт сертифіковано згідно с правилами системи УкрСЕПРО на відповідність вимогам нормативних документів та вимогам, що передбачені чинними законодавчими актами України. Safety Information • Keep the device away from water, fire, humidity or hot environments. • Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or modify the device. •...
  • Page 23 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. User has the choice to give his product to a competent recycling organization or to the retailer when he buys a new electrical or electronic equipment.