TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh WiFi System Setup and Configuration (with Picture)

TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh WiFi System Setup and Configuration for Home.

TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh WiFi system recently launched  for whole home WiFi connectivity. Deco M5 is a dual band wifi router 2.4GHz up to 400Mbps and 5.8GHz support up to 867 Mbps speed. It’s a best new easy configuration product by TP-Link with Mac and Android Mobile Apps configuration. Deco Apps let you give finger print monitoring of your WiFi network at your home. Deco M5 is a power full signal strength with Mesh connectivity which will give you wireless connectivity even with one Deco to another Deco.Deco M5 comes with 3Device single pack and its  Works with Alexa and IFTTT.see Deco M5 WiFi System Specification below.


TP-Link Deco M5 Whole Home Mesh WiFi System Review and Specification


Ports: 2 LAN/WAN Gigabit Ethernet Ports, 1 USB Type-C Port

Buttons: 1 Reset button on the underside

Antenna Type: 4 internal antennas per Deco unit ·

Wireless Onboarding: Bluetooth 4.2 ·

Flash: 32 MB ·

SDRAM: 256 MB ·

External Power Supply: 12 V/1.2 A ·

Dimensions (Dia x H): 4.7 in. x 1.3 in. (120 mm x 38 mm)



Wireless Standards: IEEE 802.11 ac/n/a 5 GHz, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz

Frequency: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz

Signal Rate: 867 Mbps at 5 GHz, 400 Mbps at 2.4 GHz

Transmit Power: FCC:<30dBm,CE<20dBm(2.4GHz) <23(5GHz)

Wireless Security: WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK



Working Mode: Router, Access Point

WAN Type: Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE

DHCP: Server, Client

Quality of Service: WMM

Firewall Security: SPI Firewall

Protocols: Supports IPv4 and IPv6

Guest Network: 2.4 GHz guest network x 1, 5 GHz guest network x 1

Features: Parental Controls, 3-Year Built-In Antivirus, QoS (Quality of Service), Reporting, Assisted Setup, Address Reservation, Port Forwarding, TP-Link DDNS ·

Management: Local Management, Remote Management

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TP-Link Deco M5 Configuration With Androids and IOs Apps.

Deco M5 Configuration very user friendly and esiy to setup with non technical knowledge also because its user friendly mobile application assist you step to step for configuration just in your finger tips .You required Deco mobile apps to start configuration of Deco WiFi system. If you are Android user you can download Deco apps from Play store and if you are I Phone user you can download it from apple store. You can directly download from here just scan bar code give below and you will get apps to download.

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Scan QR code you will get download page in your android and I Phone download it and create account if you do not have any TP-Link account already.

After Download open Apps and Login,

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TP-Link Deco M5 Connection setup with Modem

Connect your Deco M5 Device to you ADSL Modem/VDSL Modem or Internet router.

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Now Open Deco Apps and Proceed to Configuration


Deco M5 Location Settings with Deco M5 Mobile Application.

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Choose your Deco M5 Location from List and select. if you didn’t find your location in list just click create location and Add your New location in list. Select location and click  Next.


TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh WiFi system Wireless Configuration.

In this option you will get option for Wireless name and Password, wireless name also called SSID and WiFi password. This Name and password will use connect your mobile phone and Laptop to connect you Wi-Fi network.

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Click Next button to proceed configuration.


TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh WiFi system Add Multiple Device in Home.

After Finish first deco configuration you add multiple device in home. Just click Add another Deco M5 and proceed to same configuration step you did for first Deco M5 Device.

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If you have only one Deco to configuration you can press I’m done for now. You will go in dashboard from where you can manage your Deco M5 installed in your homes.


How to Monitor Online Deco M5 and total  Connected User.

From Deco M5 very easily to monitor your all Deco internet, total user connected to all deco installed in home and Deco Online and Offline status with single windows. See details give below with picture.

  1. TP-Link Deco M5 Online Status: if all deco device will online then you will get “All Deco are online. But if 1 deco offline then you will get 1 deco offline with location icon.

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  1. Deco M5 Internet Download and Upload Speed: This option will show you Total download and Uploading speed of your deco device installed in your home and office
  2. Deco M5 Total User Online : This option will show you total number of wifi user connected to all Deco M5 device installed in your home and office area.


TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh Wi-Fi system Guest Network Configuration.

TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh Wi-Fi system secure Wi-Fi zone for home because its give you option to enable Deco M5 Guest network for guest people in your home. Using a guest network always prevent your Wi-Fi password stolen from guest and other people who comes very often to your home.

Deco M5 Guest Network Enable :

Open Deco apps and go to Settings main menu. Click WiFi Settings from list

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Now click move button from Guest Network and type guest Wi-Fi network name  and Guest Wi-Fi password. This WiFi name and password will use to connect your Wi-Fi for guest only.


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  1. Click button to Enable Guest Network
  2. Click option to set Guest network name and password.

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Guest Network

Network Name : Type WiFi name for guest only

Password : Type Password for guest network if you want to add



TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh Wi-Fi System share WiFi with Phone Shake.

TP-Link Deco Mobile apps give you power to share your Wi-Fi network with just shake your phone. See how to share Wi-Fi network in deco apps with shake mobile.

Open Deco Apps in your Android or I phone just shake your Phone your will option to share Wi-Fi network Main Network and Guest Network. Just click network your want to share.

Deco M5 Mesh WiFi system

Shake your phone First

Which one your want to share

  1. Main Network

  2. Guest Network.


Choose network your want to share that’s it.

See Also

How to Use Parental Control in TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh WiFi System.

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