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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...
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.
Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi 1. 2. Physical Description 1. 2. 1. The Exterior Micro USB Port LEDs Power Button LED Explanation Status Indication Wi-Fi is enabled. (Wi-Fi) Wi-Fi is disabled. Internet service is available. (Internet) Internet service is unavailable.
Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Mobile Wi-Fi 1. 2. 2. The Interior SIM Card Slot Reset Button Item Explanation Item Description Insert a SIM card into the slot. A micro or nano SIM card must be converted SIM Card Slot using a SIM card adapter.
Chapter Set Up Internet Connection This chapter introduces how to install the Mobile Wi-Fi and connect your wireless or smart devices to the internet. It includes the following sections: • Install the Mobile Wi-Fi • Connect to the Internet...
Note: • A micro or nano SIM card must be converted using a SIM card adapter. • The SIM card and SIM card adapter are not provided by TP-Link. 3. Install the provided battery. 4. Note down the default SSID and Wireless Password.
Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection SSID: TP-Link_XXXX Wireless Password: XXXXXXXX 5. Replace the cover. 2. 2. Connect to the Internet 1. Press and hold the Power button until all LEDs are lit. Wait until the Internet turns solid green. Note: •...
Chapter 2 Set Up Internet Connection 2. Connect your wireless device to the Mobile Wi-Fi using the SSID and the Wireless Password you have noted down. SSID: < Settings Wi-Fi TP-Link_XXXX Wireless Password: Wi-Fi XXXXXXXX CHOOSE A NETWORK... TP-Link_XXXX Other... Note: If you use a computer to connect to the Mobile Wi-Fi, set it to obtain an IP address automatically.
Chapter Log In This chapter introduces how to log in to the web management page. Demonstrations in this guide use the phone web management interfaces, while some use the PC ones as those functions are only available on the PC web management page.
Chapter 3 Log In 3. 1. Via Phone Login Entry 1. On your smart phone, visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the default password: admin. 1. Create a new login password for security purposes and click Done. 2. Use the password you just created for future logins 3.
Chapter 3 Log In 2. Go to Wizard, create a new login password for security purposes and use it for future logins. 3. Follow web instructions to complete the settings. 3. 3. Via tpMiFi App 1. Search “tpMiFi“ at the App Store or Google Play or simply scan the QR code to download the tpMifi app.
Chapter 3 Log In 2. Connect your device to the Mobile Wi-Fi. 3. Launch the tpMiFi app, and log in with the default password: admin. 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 the Web Management Page 1.
Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage 2. Go to SMS. 3. Tap Message. 4. Create a message to your carrier and then tap to send it. And a few minutes later, you will receive a message of data usage information. For the phone number and message content, check from your carrier.
Chapter 4 Manage Your Data Usage Note: 1. You can obtain the exact data usage from your carrier. Please refer to Check Data Usage via SMS. 2. The page above displays the monthly data usage if you have enabled Monthly Data Statistics. 4.
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: Limit my data usage so that I will not exceed my monthly data package (800MB). I wish to: 1.
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 In the free data period, you will not be charged for data by the mobile carrier. If your carrier has provided this data service to you, you can specify the free data period during, so the data usage will not be counted for data alert and limitation.
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 PC management page, and you will need to enable data roaming to access the internet.
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 inside the back cover of your Mobile Wi-Fi. You can customize the wireless settings as needed.
Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 5. 2. Block Unwelcome Devices This feature allows you to restrict unwelcome devices to accessing the wireless network of your Mobile Wi-Fi. 1. Visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the mobile Wi-Fi.
Chapter 5 Secure Your Network as a smartphone or tablet) with this SIM card inserted, you need to enter the PIN code to access the internet. If you don’t wish to enter the PIN code when using this SIM card on your Mobile Wi-Fi, you can enable the Auto-unlock PIN upon Power-on function.
Chapter 5 Secure Your Network 4. Once enabled, you can save the trouble of entering the PIN code on your Mobile Wi-Fi upon power-on. • To reset PIN code: 1. On your computer or tablet, visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Chapter 6 NAT Forwarding 6. 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.
Chapter 6 NAT Forwarding 6. 2. Share Local Resources over the Internet by Virtual Server When you build up a server in the local network and want to share it on the internet, Virtual Server can realize the service and provide it to the internet users. At the same time virtual server can keep the local network safe as other services are still invisible from the internet.
Chapter 6 NAT Forwarding 4. Click View Existing Applications, and choose HTTP. The external port, internal port and protocol will be automatically filled with contents. Enter the PC’s IP address 192.168.0.100 in the Internal IP field. 5. Click to save the settings. Tips: 1.
Chapter 6 NAT Forwarding applied to online games, VoIPs and video players. Common applications include MSN Gaming Zone, Dialpad, Quick Time 4 players, and so on. Follow the steps below to configure the port triggering rules: 1. On your computer or tablet, visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Chapter 6 NAT Forwarding applications, like IP camera and database software, you can set the PC to be a DMZ host. Note: DMZ is most applicable when you don’t know which ports to open. When it is enabled, the DMZ host is totally exposed to the internet, which may bring some potential safety hazard.
Chapter 6 NAT Forwarding to use applications such as multiplayer gaming, peer-to-peer connections, real-time communication (for example, VoIP or telephone conference), or remote assistance. Tips: 1. UPnP is enabled by default in this Mobile Wi-Fi. 2. Only the application supporting UPnP protocol can use this feature. 3.
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 Login Password • 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, by adjusting the Wi-Fi range or enabling the Wi-Fi Auto- disable Time feature. 1.
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 3. Tap Done. If there are no devices connected to the Mobile Wi-Fi for the time your specified, the Wi-Fi will be disabled automatically. Note: To resume the Wi-Fi, press the Power button. 8. 2. Change Login Password This feature allows you to change your login password of the web management page.
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 8. 3. Set Up System Time 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. Otherwise, it can not synchronize the current time. 1.
8. 5. Update the Firmware TP-Link is committed to improving product features, giving you a better network experience. We will inform you 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.
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. On your computer or tablet, visit http://tplinkmifi.net, and log in with the password you set for the Mobile Wi-Fi.
Chapter 8 Manage Your Mobile Wi-Fi 8. 7. 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. • To save the system logs locally: 1.
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 computer is set to obtain an IP address automatically. Q2.
Q4. How do I 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 all LEDs turn on momentarily. • On your computer or tablet, log in to the Mobile Wi-Fi’s web management page.
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WCDMA: (24dBm+1/-3dB) LTE: (23dBm+2/-2dB) 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, 2011/65/ EU and (EU)2015/863. The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at https://www.tp-link.com/en/ce RF Exposure Information This device meets the EU requirements (2014/53/EU Article 3.1a) on the...
• 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. •...