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User Guide

LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi
M7450 / M7650
REV1.0.1
1910012213

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide LTE-Advanced Mobile Wi-Fi M7450 / M7650 REV1.0.1 1910012213...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents About This Guide ......................1 Chapter 1. Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi..... . 2 1. 1. Product Overview............3 1.
  • Page 3 5. 3. Lock SIM Card ............. . 33 Chapter 6.
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    The Quick Installation Guide can be found in the same place you found this guide or inside the package of the Mobile Wi-Fi. Specifications can be found on the product page at http://www.tp-link.com. A Technical Support Forum is provided for you to discuss our products at http://forum.tp-link.com.
  • Page 5: Chapter 1. Get To Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi

    Chapter Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi This chapter introduces what the Mobile Wi-Fi can do and its appearance. It includes the following sections: • Product Overview • Physical Description...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    Artful Little Gadget and Built-in Battery for Life on the Go The TP-Link Mobile Wi-Fi features a compact, elegant design and rechargeable powerful battery very suitable for travel, business trips and outdoor activities. With added flexibility, the device can be charged via a micro USB cable connected to an adapter, laptop or portable charger for endless hours of 4G sharing.
  • Page 7: Physical Description

    Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi 1. 2. Physical Description 1. 2. 1. The Exterior Carrier Name Menu Button Power Button Button Explanation Button Description • Press to enter the Menu Screen from the Home Screen. • Press to switch between icons or options. Menu Button •...
  • Page 8: Screen Display

    Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi Screen Display Home Screen Displayed Item Indication Indicates the signal strength of the current network. Indicates successful network connection and the current network 4G/3G/2G type: 4G, 3G or 2G. Indicates you are in roaming service. Indicates that there is un-read message(s) and the number of them.
  • Page 9: The Interior

    Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi 1. 2. 2. The Interior Micro SD Card Slot Micro SIM Card Slot Micro USB Input Port Reset Button Item Description Insert a SIM card into the slot. A nano SIM card must be converted using the provided Micro SIM Card Slot SIM card tray.
  • Page 10: Chapter 2. Set Up Internet Connection

    Chapter Set Up Internet Connection This chapter introduces how to install the hardware and set up the internet connection of your Mobile Wi-Fi. It includes the following sections: • Install the Hardware • Connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi...
  • Page 11: Install The Hardware

    • A nano SIM card must be converted using the provided SIM card tray. • The SIM card is not provided by TP-Link. 3. (Optional) Slide and lift up the SD card slot cover and insert a micro SD card.
  • Page 12: Power On

    Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection 5. Replace the cover. 2. 1. 2. Power On Press and hold (power button) until the welcome screen appears. Note: To power off, press and hold (power button) until Power Off appears on the screen.
  • Page 13: Connect To The Mobile Wi-Fi

    Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection 2. 2. Connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi 1. After the Mobile Wi-Fi is powered on, you will see the following screen. 100% 0.0 K/S Carrier Name Note: If other messages appear on the screen, please refer to of FAQ.
  • Page 14 Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection Device Info SSID: TP-Link_XXXX Password: XXXXXXXX Device Info Login Address: http://tplinkmifi.net • On the product label: 1 ) Remove the cover and the battery of the Mobile Wi-Fi. 2 ) Take down the SSID and Wireless Password printed on the product label. MAC: XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX IMEI: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX SSID:...
  • Page 15 Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection Method Two: Via WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) If you have a WPS-supported device (such as Android phones or tablets), you can connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi more easily using WPS button or PIN. Note: To use the WPS function, please make sure the SSID Broadcast function and wireless function are enabled.
  • Page 16 Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection Connecting 4 ) On your WPS-supported device, go to Settings, turn on Wi-Fi, and click Connect via WPS within 2 minutes. Note: The interfaces of the WPS function may vary in different wireless devices. 5 ) The status of WPS will change from Connecting Succeeded...
  • Page 17 Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection • Via the PIN 1 ) On your WPS-supported device, go to Settings, turn on Wi-Fi, and go to the WPS page to get the PIN. Note: The interfaces of the PIN verification may vary in different wireless devices. 2 ) Connect the Mobile Wi-Fi to your computer with a USB cable, visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the default password: admin.
  • Page 18 Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection 3 ) Go to Device > Advanced > WPS, check the box and enter the PIN of your WPS-supported device in the field. 4 ) Click Start to start the WPS process, and the Current Status will change from Idle Succeed...
  • Page 19: Chapter 3. Login

    Chapter Login This chapter introduces 3 methods to log in to the web management page. Demonstrations in this guide use the phone web management interfaces, while some use the computer as those functions are only available on the computer’s web management page. Before login, make sure your device is connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi’s SSID.
  • Page 20: Via Phone Login Entry

    Chapter 3 Login 3. 1. Via Phone Login Entry 1. On your smart phone, visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the default password: admin. 2. Create a new login password for security purposes and click Done. 3. Use the password you just created for future logins. 3.
  • Page 21: Via Tpmifi App

    Chapter 3 Login 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password: admin. 2. Go to Wizard, create a new login password for security purposes and click Confirm. 3. Use the password you just created for future logins. 3.
  • Page 22 Chapter 3 Login 2. Connect your device to the Mobile Wi-Fi. 3. Launch the tpMiFi app, create a new password for security purposes and click 4. Use the password you just created for future logins.
  • Page 23: Chapter 4. Manage Your Data Usage

    Chapter Manage Your Data Usage This chapter explains how to manage the data usage of your Mobile Wi-Fi. It includes the following sections: • Track Data Usage • Limit Data Usage • Setup Free Data Period • Enable Mobile Data •...
  • Page 24: Track Data Usage

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 4. 1. Track Data Usage This feature allows you to monitor the amount of data you have used on your Mobile Wi-Fi and revise the displayed data usage as needed. 4. 1. 1. Check Data Usage on Screen You can view data usage on the screen of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 25: Check Data Usage Via Sms

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage Note: 1. Actual data usage may vary from the estimated data usage displayed on the usage meter. 2. The page above displays the monthly data usage if you have enabled Monthly Data Statistics. 4. 1. 3. Check Data Usage via SMS Your mobile carrier can provide more accurate data usage information.
  • Page 26: Revise Data Usage

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 4. 1. 4. Revise Data Usage If the data usage displayed is not accurate, you can modify it as needed. 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 27: Limit Data Usage

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 4. 2. Limit Data Usage This feature allows you to establish data limits for different data packages so that you can better control your data usage. 4. 2. 1. Limit Data Package I want to: Limit my data usage so that I will not exceed my data package (2GB).
  • Page 28: Limit Monthly Data Usage

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 6. Tap Done. Done! Now your data usage is limited according to your settings. 4. 2. 2. Limit Monthly Data Usage I want to: I want to: Limit my data usage so that I will not exceed my monthly data package (800MB).
  • Page 29: Set Up Free Data Period

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage disabled automatically and the data usage circle 800MB 5 M/S the Home Screen will turn to red. 5. Set as the Usage Alert percentage. To inform you that your data usage has reached the alert value, the data usage circle on the Home Screen will turn to 720MB...
  • Page 30: Enable Mobile Data

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi. 2. Go to Device > Data Usage Settings. 3. Enable Free Data Period. 4. Enter the Start Time End Time of Free Data Period.
  • Page 31: Enable Data Roaming

    Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 4. Tap Done. 4. 5. Enable Data Roaming If you are out of the network service area, you can use this feature as needed. Method One: Via the screen 1. Press (menu button) and switch to the Data Roaming menu.
  • Page 32 Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 4. Tap Done.
  • Page 33: Chapter 5. Secure Your Network

    Chapter Secure Your Network This chapter explains how to secure your network in various ways. You can change the SSID and wireless password, manage the blacklist and lock your SIM card to safeguard your network. It includes the following sections: •...
  • Page 34: Secure Wireless Network

    Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 5. 1. Secure Wireless Network The SSID (network name), wireless password of the Mobile Wi-Fi and security options are preset as default. The default SSID and password can be found on the screen of your Mobile Wi-Fi. You can customize the wireless settings as needed.
  • Page 35: Block Unwelcome Devices

    Chapter 5 Secure Your Network ¾ To hide the password on screen 1. Toggle off Display password on screen, so the wireless password will not be displayed on the screen of your Mobile Wi-Fi. 2. Tap Done. 5. 2. Block Unwelcome Devices This feature allows you to restrict unwelcome devices to accessing the wireless network of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 36: Lock Sim Card

    Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 5. Tap Block. 5. 3. Lock SIM Card This feature allows you to lock your SIM card with the lock. Once the lock is enabled, every time you start your Mobile Wi-Fi with your SIM card inserted, you need to enter the PIN code to access the internet.
  • Page 37 Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 4. Tap Done. 5. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net and then enter the PIN code to access the internet every time you start your Mobile Wi-Fi. Note: 1. The PIN code of your SIM card is preset by your carrier and usually can be found on the package of the SIM card.
  • Page 38 Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 6. Click Apply. 7. Use the new PIN code for future PIN verifications. ¾ To enable Auto-unlock PIN upon Power-on 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi. 2.
  • Page 39: Chapter 6. Share Files On Sd Card

    Chapter Share Files on SD Card This chapter describes how to share and access files on an SD card via Wi-Fi and via a USB cable. It contains the following sections: • Access via Wi-Fi Mode • Access via USB Mode...
  • Page 40: Access Via Wi-Fi Mode

    Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card 6. 1. Access via Wi-Fi Mode You can share files on an SD card via Wi-Fi mode so clients connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi can access the SD card. 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 41 Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card Note: If you have selected Signed, please specify Username and Password for the access (admin by default). 5. Tap Done. 6. Access the storage sharing: ¾ To access via an Android or iOS device 1.
  • Page 42 Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card ¾ To access the SD card via a PC 1. Connect your computer to the Mobile Wi-Fi. 2. Open and input “\\192.168.0.1“ (by default) or ftp://192.168.0.1. Then click to continue.
  • Page 43: Access Via Usb Mode

    Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card 3. For anonymous access, you can now access the SD card. For signed access, enter the login username and password in the authentication window and click OK. Then you can access the SD card. 6.
  • Page 44 Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card 4. Tap Done. 5. Connect your computer to the Mobile Wi-Fi via a USB cable and access the SD card directly.
  • Page 45: Chapter 7. Customize Your Network

    Chapter Customize Your Network This chapter guides you on how to configure network settings of your Mobile Wi-Fi. It contains the following sections: • Specify Network Mode • Specify Network Band • Configure Dial-up • Configure DHCP Server...
  • Page 46: Specify Network Mode

    Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 7. 1. Specify Network Mode This Mobile Wi-Fi supports three modes of network connection: 4G Preferred, 4G Only and 3G Only. If your SIM card supports WCDMA, select 3G Only; if your SIM card supports FDD-LTE or TDD-LTE, select 4G Preferred or 4G Only as needed.
  • Page 47: Specify Network Band

    Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 4. Tap Done. 7. 2. Specify Network Band This Mobile Wi-Fi supports 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands. In general, the 5GHz band performs better, but covers a smaller area . Note: If you have specified 5GHz for Wireless Band, devices that only support 2.4GHz can’t connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 48 Chapter 7 Customize Your Network Wi-Fi Band 2. Press (power button) to enter the Wi-Fi Band page. 3. Press to specify 2.4GHz 5GHz as needed Wi-Fi Band 2.4GHz 5GHz Method Two: Via the web management page 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 49: Configure Dial-Up

    Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 4. Tap Done. 7. 3. Configure Dial-up 7. 3. 1. Configure Dial-up Settings If you are in a location beyond your mobile carrier’s service area, you may need to configure the dial-up settings to access the internet provided by a local mobile carrier.
  • Page 50: Configure Network Search

    Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 5. Tap Done and then tap in the pop-up to apply the new profile. Note: 1. Mobile Data is enabled by default. If disabled, internet access is prohibited. 2. Data Roaming is disabled by default. If enabled, data service is allowed when roaming. 3.
  • Page 51: Configure Dhcp Server

    Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 2. Go to Advanced > Dial-up > Network Settings. 3. Select Auto Manual Network Search as needed. 4. Click Save. 7. 4. Configure DHCP Server The Mobile Wi-Fi acts as a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server, dynamically assigning TCP/IP parameters to devices from the IP Address pool.
  • Page 52 Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 4. Enter the lease time in the Lease Time field. When the lease time expires, the Mobile Wi-Fi will reassign IP addresses. 5. Enter the primary DNS IP address which usually accords with the IP address. 6.
  • Page 53: Chapter 8. Nat Forwarding

    Chapter NAT Forwarding The NAT (Network Address Translation) feature makes devices on the LAN use the same public IP address to communicate with devices on the internet, which protects the local network by hiding IP addresses of the devices. However, it also brings about the problem that an external host cannot initiatively communicate with a specified device on the local network.
  • Page 54: Translate Address And Port By Alg

    Chapter 8 NAT Forwarding 8. 1. Translate Address and Port by ALG ALG (Application Layer Gateway) allows customized NAT (Network Address Translation) traversal filters to be plugged into the gateway to support address and port translation for certain application layer “control/data” protocols: FTP, TFTP, H323 etc. Enabling ALG is recommended.
  • Page 55: Share Local Resources On The Internet By Virtual Servers

    Chapter 8 NAT Forwarding 8. 2. Share Local Resources on the Internet by Virtual Servers When you build up a server on the local network and want to share it on the internet, Virtual Servers can realize the service and provide it to internet users. At the same time Virtual Servers can keep the local network safe as other services are still invisible from the internet.
  • Page 56: Open Ports Dynamically By Port Triggering

    Chapter 8 NAT Forwarding Tips: • It is recommended to keep the default settings of Internal Port Protocol if you are not clear about which port and protocol to use. • If the service you want to use is not in the Service Type, you can enter the corresponding parameters manually.
  • Page 57: Make Applications Free From Port Restriction By Dmz

    Chapter 8 NAT Forwarding 3. Click View Existing Applications, and select the desired application. The Triggering Port, External Port Protocol will be automatically filled in. The following picture takes application MSN Gaming Zone as an example. 4. Click Save. Tips: •...
  • Page 58: Make Xbox Online Games Run Smoothly By Upnp

    Chapter 8 NAT Forwarding For example, due to some port restriction, when playing the online games, you can login normally but cannot join a team with other players. To solve this problem, set your PC as a DMZ host with all ports open. How can I 1.
  • Page 59 Chapter 8 NAT Forwarding Tips: • UPnP is enabled by default. • Only the application supporting UPnP protocol can use this feature. • UPnP feature needs the support of operating system (e.g. Windows Vista/ Windows 7/ Windows 8, etc. Some of operating system need to install the UPnP components).
  • Page 60: Chapter 9. Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi

    Chapter Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi This chapter presents how to manage and maintain your Mobile Wi-Fi. It includes the following sections: • Save the Mobile Wi-Fi’s Power • Change Login Password • Set Up System Time • Restore Configuration Settings •...
  • Page 61: Save The Mobile Wi-Fi's Power

    Chapter 9 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 9. 1. Save the Mobile Wi-Fi’s Power The Power Saving feature allows you to slow down the power consumption of your Mobile Wi-Fi, by adjusting the Wi-Fi range or enabling the Wi-Fi Auto- disable Time feature. Method One: Via the screen By enabling Power Saving on the screen, the Wi-Fi range will be medium and Wi-Fi Auto-disable time will be 10 minutes.
  • Page 62 Chapter 9 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi Note: The shorter the Wi-Fi Range is, the less power your Mobile Wi-Fi uses. 3. Tap Done. 4. Tap Restart Wi-Fi on the pop-up to make the configurations take effect, and then reconnect to the Wi-Fi after it restarts. ¾...
  • Page 63: Change Login Password

    Chapter 9 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 9. 2. Change Login Password This feature allows you to change your login password of the web management page. 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi. 2.
  • Page 64: Restore Configuration Settings

    Chapter 9 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 4. Tap Done. 9. 4. Restore Configuration Settings The Factory Defaults feature allows you to restore your Mobile Wi-Fi to its factory defaults. After you restore your Mobile Wi-Fi, all previous settings will be cleared and you have to reconfigure them.
  • Page 65: Update The Firmware

    9. 5. Update the Firmware TP-Link is committed to improving product features, giving you a better network experience. We will inform you through the screen and web management page if there’s any newly released update firmware. Also, you can download it from the Support page of our website www.tp-link.com.
  • Page 66: Update Isp Parameters

    9. 6. Update ISP Parameters You can update the ISP information. 1. Download the latest ISP update file from the Support page at www.tp-link.com. 2. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 67: Ussd

    Chapter 9 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 3. Go to Advanced > Dial-up > Update. 4. Click Browse to locate the downloaded file. 5. Click Update. 9. 7. USSD Unstructured Supplementary Service Data(USSD) allows you to query various information, such as balance from your mobile carrier by sending short codes. Note: USSD request can’t be sent in the 4G Only mode.
  • Page 68: System Log

    Chapter 9 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 9. 8. System Log When the Mobile Wi-Fi does not work normally, you can save the system log and send it to our technical support for troubleshooting. 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC entry, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
  • Page 69 Chapter 9 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi Note: Do not remove the SD card or switch the storage sharing mode when using this function.
  • Page 70: Faq

    Q1. What should I do if I cannot log in to the web management page? • Verify that your device is connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi’s SSID. • Verify that you have entered http://tplinkmifi.net http://192.168.0.1 correctly. • Verify that your device is set to obtain an IP address automatically. Q2.
  • Page 71 • Log in to the web management page, and go to Dial-up to enable Data Roaming. Q3. What should I do if my internet speed is slow? Log in to the web management page and try the methods below: • If you are experiencing intermittent slow internet connection, go to Wi-Fi Band to switch between 2.4GHz and 5GHz for better connectivity.
  • Page 72 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 73 OPERATING FREQUENCY(the maximum transmitted power) 2412MHz—2472MHz(20dBm) 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. original declaration conformity found http://www.tp-link.com/en/ce.
  • Page 74 • Do not use any other chargers than those recommended. • Do not use the device where wireless devices are not allowed. • Do not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of the battery in fire or water.. •...

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