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.
Artful Little Gadget and Built-in Battery for Life on the Go The TP-Link Mobile Wi-Fi features a compact, elegant design and built-in 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.
Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi 1. 2. Physical Description 1. 2. 1. The Exterior Menu Button Screen Carrier Name Power Button Button Explanation Button Description • Press this button to enter the Menu Screen from the Home Screen. •...
Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi 1. 2. 2. The Interior SIM Card Slot Reset Button (Hole) Micro SD Card Slot Micro USB Input Port Item Description Insert the SIM card into the slot. A nano or micro SIM card must be converted using the SIM Card Slot provided SIM card adapter.
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 contains the following sections: • Install the SIM Card and Battery • Power On the Mobile Wi-Fi •...
• A nano or micro SIM card must be converted using the provided SIM card adapter. • The SIM card is not provided by TP-Link. 3. Install the SD card if any. Slide and lift up the slot cover, insert the SD card and slide the cover back to lock.
Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection 5. Replace the cover. 2. 2. Power On the Mobile Wi-Fi 1. 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. 2.
Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection 100% 0.0 K/S Carrier Name Note: If other messages appear on the screen, please refer to > Q2. 2. 3. Connect to the Internet Method One: Using the SSID and Wireless Password 1. Find the default SSID (network name) and wireless password from the screen or on the product label.
Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection • On the product label: Remove the cover and battery, note down the default SSID and password, then replace the battery and cover. MAC: XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX IMEI: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX SSID: TP-Link_XXXX Wireless Password: XXXXXXXX 2. On your device, select the SSID and enter the wireless password. Note: If you use a computer to connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi, please set it to obtain an IP address automatically.
Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection 3 ) Press (menu button) and (power button) to enable the WPS MENU function, and then the Mobile Wi-Fi starts to scan WPS-supported devices. Connecting 4 ) On your WPS-supported device, go to Settings, turn on Wi-Fi, and enable WPS within 2 minutes.
Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection Succeeded • Via the PIN 1 ) On your WPS-supported device, go to Settings, turn on Wi-Fi, enable WPS PIN connection and get the PIN. Note: The entry to the WPS function may differ from the example below and has different names on different devices.
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...
Chapter Log In This chapter introduces how to log in to the web management page of the Mobile Wi-Fi using different interfaces. This User Guide presents the features of the Mobile Wi-Fi on the phone web management interface. Instructions for some features have been taken from the PC web management interface as they are only available on that platform.
Chapter 3 Log In 3. 1. Via Phone Login Entry 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the default password: admin. 2. Create a new login password for security purposes and use it for future logins. 3. 2. Via PC Login Entry The PC web management interface displays all features of the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Chapter 3 Log In 2. Go to Wizard, create a new login password for security purposes and use it for future logins. 3. 3. Via tpMiFi App 1. Search “tpMiFi“ at the App Store or Google Play Store or simply scan the QR code to download the tpMifi app.
Chapter 3 Log In 4. Create a new password for security purposes and use it for future logins.
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 • Set Up Free Data Period • Enable Mobile Data •...
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.
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 You can also obtain the data usage information by sending a message to the carrier of your SIM card, which is recommended if you need more accurate...
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.
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).
Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 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). I wish to: 1. Receive an alert when the data usage reaches 720MB (90% of the allowance).
Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 7. Tap Done. Done! Now your data usage is limited according to your settings. 4. 3. Set Up Free Data Period Free Data Period is the time period when you will not be charged for data by your mobile carrier.
Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 5. Tap Done. 4. 4. Enable Mobile Data With Mobile Data (also known as cellular data) enabled, devices connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi can access the internet. This feature is enabled by default. 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 4. 5. Enable Data Roaming If you are out of your carrier’s service area, the icon will appear on the Mobile Wi-Fi’s screen, and you will need to enable data roaming to access the internet. 1.
Chapter Secure Your Network This chapter explains how to secure your network in various ways. You can change the SSID, manage the blacklist and lock your SIM card to safeguard your network. It includes the following sections: • Secure Wireless Network •...
Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 5. 1. Secure Wireless Network The SSID(wireless 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.
Chapter 5 Secure Your Network ¾ To hide password on screen: 1. Disable 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 access the wireless network of your Mobile Wi-Fi.
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.
Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 3. Tap Done. 4. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net and 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 mobile carrier and usually can be found on the package of the SIM card.
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. Toggle on Enable PIN, enter the PIN code of your SIM card, and then tap Done. 2.
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...
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.
Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card Note: If you have selected Signed, please specify Username and Password for access (admin by default). 3. Tap Done. 4. Search tpMiFi at the App Store Store or Google Play Store or simply scan the QR code to download it.
Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card ¾ To access the SD card via a PC: 1. Select By Wi-Fi for the access mode.
Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card 2. Select Signed Anonymous for the login permission.
Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card Note: If you have selected Signed, please specify Username and Password for access (admin by default). 3. Tap Done. 4. Connect your computer to the Mobile Wi-Fi. 5. Open and input “\\192.168.0.1“ (by default) or ftp://192.168.0.1. Then click to continue.
Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card 6. 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.
Chapter 6 Share Files on SD Card 2. Tap Done. 3. Connect your computer to the Mobile Wi-Fi via a USB cable and access the SD card directly.
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 • Configure Dial-up • Configure DHCP Server...
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.
Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 7. 2. Configure Dial-up 7. 2. 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.
Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 3. You can click View Profile details to check the current profile. If any parameter is wrong, you can click Create to build a new one. 7. 2. 2. Configure Network Search The Mobile Wi-Fi provides two types of network connection: Auto and Manual. •...
Chapter 7 Customize Your Network 2. If you have changed the IP address of your Mobile Wi-Fi, you should use the new IP address or http://tplinkmifi.net to log in to the web management page. 4. Enter the lease time in the Lease Time field.
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 Admin Account • Set Up System Time • Restore Configuration Settings •...
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 8. 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. You can reduce the Wi-Fi range to save power. Alternatively, you can enable the Wi-Fi Auto-disable Time feature to disable the Wi-Fi of your Mobile Wi-Fi in the idling period.
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 3. Tap Done. If there are no devices connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi during the period you have specified, the Wi-Fi will be disabled automatically. Note: To recover the Wi-Fi, press the Power Button or the Menu Button. 8.
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 8. 3. Set Up System Time System time is the time displayed when the Mobile Wi-Fi is running. The system time you configure here will be used for time-based functions. Note: Make sure your Mobile Wi-Fi has access to the internet before you set the system time. Otherwise, it can not synchronize the current time and date.
We will inform you through the screen and web management page if there’s any newly released update firmware for your Mobile Wi-Fi. Also, the latest firmware will be released at TP-Link official website, you can download it from the Support page of our website www.tp-link.com...
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 3. Go to Advanced > Device > Firmware Update. 4. Select Update via the local server, click Browse to locate the downloaded file, and then click Update. 5. Wait a few minutes for the update and reboot. ¾...
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 1. Download the latest ISP update file from the Support page at www.tp-link. com. 2. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net from the PC login entry, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi ¾ To debug logs: The Debug Log feature can save logs for specific troubleshooting. This function should be enabled under the requirement of our technical support. 1. Insert an SD card of at least 100MB storage in your Mobile Wi-Fi. 2.
Q1. What can I do if I cannot log in to the web management page? • Verify that your device is connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi. • Verify that you have entered http://tplinkmifi.net http://192.168.0.1 correctly. • Verify that your computer is set to obtain an IP address automatically. Q2.
Q3. What can I do if my internet speed is slow? • From the menu screen, go to Network Mode and try a different network. Q4. How to reset the Mobile Wi-Fi to its factory default settings? • With the Mobile Wi-Fi powered on, remove the cover. Use a pin to press and hold the RESET button until...
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OPERATING FREQUENCY(the maximum transmitted power) 2412MHz—2472MHz (20dBm) 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 and 2011/65/EU. The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at http://www.tp-link.com/en/ce...
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