Is TP Link VR1600V NBN Ready?

The TP Link VR1600V is a popular nbn™ modem router that will also work with SpinTel for FTTN/B, FTTC, HFC, FTTP, and Fixed Wireless NBN services.

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How Do You Connect Your TP Link VR1600V Modem?

Depending on your nbn connection type, connect one of the following;

1. If there is no NBN Connection Box installed, Connect the DSL port on the back of your router to your phone wall socket.

If there is an NBN Connection Box installed, Connect the WAN port on the back of your router to your NBN Connection Box.

tp link vr1600v connection

2. Connect the Phone 1 port on the back of your router to your telephone handset

3. Connect any of the 4 LAN ports on the back of your router to your PC

4. Connect the Power port on the back of your router to your power socket

Wait for NBN activation

tp link vr1600v internet light

How to Manually Configure Your TP Link VR1600V Modem

For FTTN & FTTB

A. Open your browser and in the address bar type http://192.168.1.1 and press Enter

tp link vr1600v admin login

B. Enter admin for both the username and password and click Login. If you have changed the login credentials, please enter the current username and password for your modem interface.

C. You will see the home screen shown on the right. Click the Advanced tab.

tp link vr1600v advanced tab

D. On the menu on the left side of the page, click Network to expand the menu and then click DSL.

tp link vr1600v network tab

E. Click the Edit button on pppoe_ptm_2_0_d.

Otherwise, you may opt to Delete All existing WAN Interface and click Add to create

tp link vr1600v configuration settings

F. For Internet Connection Setup:

  • Select VDSL for DSL Modulation Type

  • Uncheck Enable for VLAN ID

  • Choose PPPoE for internet connection type, then enter your SpinTel Username and Password.

  • Scroll down and click Save.

tp link vr1600v internet setup

G. Click the Basic tab

tp link vr1600v basic tab

H. On the menu on the left side of the page, click Wireless.

tp link vr1600v wireless tab

I. You can change your Wi-Fi details or keep the default settings. The default Wi-Fi SSID (network name) is WiFi-xxxx (xxxx is a random 4 digit alphanumeric code printed on the sticker underneath your modem). By default, the Wi-Fi password is printed on a sticker underneath your modem (Wireless Password/Key). Click Save.

Setup complete!

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For HFC / FTTP/ FTTC / FW

A. Open your browser and in the address bar type http://192.168.1.1 and press Enter.

B. Enter admin for both the username and password and click Login. If you have changed the login credentials, please enter the current username and password for your modem interface.

tp link vr1600v admin login

C. You will see the home screen shown on the right. Click the Advanced tab.

tp link vr1600v advanced tab

D. On the menu on the left side of the page, click Network to expand the menu and then click EWAN.

tp link vr1600v EWAN network

E. Uncheck VLAN ID then enter your SpinTel Username and Password. Click Save.

tp link vr1600v conifguration settings

F. Click the Basic tab.

tp link vr1600v basic tab

G. On the menu on the left side of the page, click Wireless.

tp link vr1600v wireless tab

H. You can change your Wi-Fi details or keep the default settings. The default Wi-Fi SSID (network name) is WiFi-xxxx (xxxx is a random 4 digit alphanumeric code printed on the sticker underneath your modem). By default, the Wi-Fi password is printed on a sticker underneath your modem (Wireless Password/Key). Click Save.

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