When you configure the QoS or Quality of Service on your router, you will be able to separate the bandwidth among the devices connected over the Internet. Using a few simple steps, you can configure the QoS on your TP-Link router. To do the same, follow the steps given below to know how to enable QoS on TP-Link router.
The first step will be to turn on your TP-Link router and connect the computer to it.
Next, turn your attention to the computer and open the default browser on it. And continue reading to know how to enable QoS on TP-Link router.
In the address bar of the browser, type the LAN IP address of your TP-Link router. You can find the IP address on your router label itself.
On the login page of your TP-Link router, enter your Username and Password. The default Username and Password will be admin.
When you have successfully logged into the router, go to Advanced settings and then to QoS -> Settings.
Now, click on the NAT Boost option. Since the QoS and the NAT Boost options cannot be enabled simultaneously, you have to disable the NAT Boost option. Only then can you enable the QoS option. To do this task, deselect the checkbox next to the NAT Boost option and select the one next to QoS.
Next, click on the Save button.
Under Internet Service Provider (ISP) bandwidth, type in the maximum upload and download bandwidth limits. You can also utilize the Advanced option to set the percentage limits for the High, Middle, and Low priority options.
To save all the settings, click on the Save button.
Now, you can begin adding the QoS rules.
First, click on the Add button located in the High priority column.
Choose By Application as your QoS rule type. Then, mark your application as FTP.
In case you want to customize your application, you have to enter the Server name, Protocol, and the Port number in the Custom application window.
Click on the OK button.
Now, scoot over to the Middle priority column and click on the Add button.
Select By Device as your QoS rule type. Next, choose the View Existing Devices option. From the displayed list, select the corresponding device.
Click on the Save button.
Similarly, you can also set the QoS rules for the Low priority column.
Click on the Save button to save all the changes.
Finally, exit from the current window and then from your TP-Link router.
You have now successfully know how to enable QoS on TP-Link router.