Default Password for TP-Link TL-WR542G Router

To get access to TP-Link TL-WR542G router, you need the login IP address of your router, the username, and password.

You can find these info in TP-Link TL-WR542G router manual. But if you do not have the manual for your router, then you can use the quick guide below.

Login to the TP-Link TL-WR542G Router

The TP-Link TL-WR542G has a web interface for configuration. You can use any web browser to log in to the TP-Link TL-WR542G router.

Put the IP Address(without “http://” or “https://”) of your TP-Link TL-WR542G in the Address Bar of your web browser. Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. You should see a dialog box pop up asking you for your TP-Link TL-WR542G login infomation.

Default login data for TP-Link TL-WR542G

You need to know the username and password to log in to your TP-Link TL-WR542G router. We listed below.

Model Ip Username & Password
TP-Link TL-WR542G 192.168.1.1 Username:admin/ Password:admin

Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unauthorized access to your network.

Other TP-Link TL-WR542G Login Problems

If you can not get a login to your router, here are a few possible solutions you can try.

The Password of TP-Link TL-WR542G Doesn’t Work

It would be best if you tried the other same brands’ passwords.

Perhaps your router’s default password is different than what we have listed here.

Some Brands will set a different Complex password that is difficult to remember, and then printed on the label of the router.

What if forgot password to TP-Link TL-WR542G router?

If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you might want to try giving them a call, and see if they either know what your router’s login information are, or maybe they can reset it for you.

How to Reset the TP-Link TL-WR542G Router To Default Settings?

If you still can not get logged in, then you are probably going to reset your router to its factory settings.

To do this, press and hold the Reset button for 8 seconds. It may be an aperture or a button and will be clearly marked.

Change TP-Link TL-WR542G Default Wifi Name (SSID)

By default, some TP-Link TL-WR542G routers have network names (with the manufacturer name). We recommend using a personalized name because a default name unnecessarily identifies your router’s brand, which makes it easier for hackers.

Configure Wireless MAC address filter for TP-Link TL-WR542G

MAC filtering allows you to restrict access to your TP-Link TL-WR542G router. To enable this feature, enter the 12 digit MAC ID of each computer connected to your network into your TP-Link TL-WR542G router. Be sure to update this information when adding devices.

How to configure:

  1. Open the web browser and type the 192.168.1.1 on the address.
  2. Enter the username and password for TP-Link TL-WR542G router.
  3. Go to the MAC List page, you can find the MAC address of all the devices which are connected to the router.
  4. Go to Wireless->Wireless MAC Filtering page, click the Add New button.
  5. Type in the MAC address you want to allow or deny to access the router, and give a description for this item.
  6. The status should be Enabled and at last, click the Save button.
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