Changing the WiFi channel for TP-Link VR500v

If you are experiencing drop-outs or long time periods where you can’t connect to the router, you could be experiencing channel interference.

This guide is designed to help you change the WiFi channel on your TP-Link VR500v router.

Please note: the default password is ‘admin’ all lower-case.

 

Instructions

Step 1: Login using ‘admin’ for password.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab at the top.

Step 3: Click the Wireless tab on the left vertical menu.

Step 4: Click on the drop-down where it says “Channel”.

Step 5: Select the first option (should be ‘1’). Then click Save.

Step 6: Next to the blue question-mark click on ‘5GHz’ link.

Step 7: Click on the drop-down where it says “Channel”.

Step 8: Select the first option (should be ’36’). Then click Save.