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TP-Link AC1750 Smart WiFi Router - Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Internet Router for Home, Works with Alexa, VPN Server, Parental Control&QoS(Archer A7)

Model:AC1750 Router  |  Configuration:Single AC1750 wifi router/wireless router. One of routers for wireless internet, wireless routers for hom...

Reviews by Features

Value
(37 reviews)
Price
(98 reviews)
Setup
(126 reviews)
App
(90 reviews)
Tech support
(108 reviews)
Coverage
(82 reviews)
Interface
(56 reviews)
Range
(143 reviews)
Product
(173 reviews)
Work
(74 reviews)
Speed
(188 reviews)
Communication
(12 reviews)
Signal
(295 reviews)
Wifi
(108 reviews)
Connectivity issue
(23 reviews)
Device
(75 reviews)
Packet loss
(18 reviews)
Radio
(10 reviews)
Buffer issue
(13 reviews)
Know issue
(13 reviews)
Reset
(10 reviews)
Internet connection
(22 reviews)
Connection issue
(22 reviews)
Time
(48 reviews)
Spot
(21 reviews)
Window
(6 reviews)
Drive
(15 reviews)
Wire
(22 reviews)

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value

Reviews around value (5.00 of 5)

  • Highly recommend this router it was easy to set up and has a fairly decent range the good value-for-money
  • Highly recommend this router it was easy to set up and has a fairly decent range the good value-for-money
  • At a modest price for what you are getting this router is an outstanding value for residential applications
  • Value for the price is great on this - plugged it in and never looked back.
  • It works really well and is a good value for the price.
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price

Reviews around price (4.81 of 5)

  • If that is all you want to do it is great, and the price is right
  • Great router, worth the cheaper price!
  • Does everything I need it to do in a router for a good price
  • So far the best WiFi router that I bought and the price is great.
  • Easy to use, good price and works great for our entire house!
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setup

Reviews around setup (4.81 of 5)

  • I've got 2 towers, 1 laptop, 1 xbox and 1 xfinity router (with terrible wireless)Simple setup, just plug your original ethernet cord into any port, then plug the other 1-4 cords into the remaining ports
  • Easy setup, great interface and the signal strength strong.
  • Super easy setup, app worked great and is really intuitive
  • Its easy enough to set up additional APs without paying for an expensive mesh network setup.
  • Setup was easy, and the mobile app is works with no problems
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app

Reviews around app (4.55 of 5)

  • I had to register all my devices in some highly convoluted process, which requires you to put this stupid app on your phone, and to cap it off, the customer service is the pits
  • The install using TP's Tether app from my iPhone worked but not without a few missteps--a failure to connect to the router at first using the 5G SSID worked once I tried with the 2.4G.
  • Setup was easy, and the mobile app is works with no problems
  • With the free App, it was easy to set up and get connected!
  • Super easy setup, app worked great and is really intuitive
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tech support

Reviews around tech support (4.53 of 5)

  • Tech support was horrible, even tried a replacement and it did the same thing
  • The tech support was awful does not work with my ring cameras and I’m having a hard time returning it do not buy it
  • Tech support barely speaks English and their recommendations don't work
  • Was super easy to setup and tech support have been awesome
  • Because I did not need tech support, I have no idea how good it is or isn't.
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coverage

Reviews around coverage (4.42 of 5)

  • As a budget friendly upgrade this router provides more than enough speed and pretty good wifi coverage
  • was told by wave g specialist that TP link doesnt work well with wave g network :(
  • Coverage through the house is good now and I am routinely clocking over 100mbps all over the house, something I never had on the old router
  • I figured if I bought a new router from a reputable company I would get better wifi coverage.
  • Set it up according to directions and had worse coverage than my cheap Netgear unit
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interface

Reviews around interface (4.26 of 5)

  • I also had issues with my vizio TV’s not loading their SmartCast interface
  • The interface is very comprehensive, but easy to understand.
  • Setup went perfectly until I got to parental controls, the interface is confusing, overly complicated, and not intuitive, help from the built in feature as well as the downloaded manual were useless
  • Easy to set up with friendly interface and ways to personalize your settings.
  • The device itself really great the interface really easy to setup and to use
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range

Reviews around range (4.23 of 5)

  • The range is good, not as great as I had hoped, but an improvement on my old Wireless N router
  • All functions work fine but the wireless range is very disappointing
  • I think range was the issue, as my router/modem was two floors below me in the basement
  • The range is good, not as great as I had hoped, but an improvement on my old Wireless N router
  • Range: poor on the 2.4GHz (maybe 40 feet); very poor on the 5GHz.
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product

Reviews around product (4.11 of 5)

  • Great product, works awesome, easy to setup with simple steps
  • If you need parental control, I would NOT recommend this product.
  • Considering what I went thru I would definitely not recommend this product.
  • Which degrades a good product to the point I cannot use it at all.
  • Great product, works awesome, easy to setup with simple steps
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work

Reviews around work (4.07 of 5)

  • The router is working again, but I do not trust it anymore
  • I've owned other TP-Link routers before and they've worked fine until they died.
  • I used to have the On-Hub & would lose connections working from home, but this thing hasnt given me one issue & no connection
  • working from home I quickly realized my 12 year old router sucked .Got this one
  • The fit works extremely well and has a good strong signal
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speed

Reviews around speed (3.90 of 5)

  • After I installed this WiFi router, I'm getting consistent speeds of
  • I bumped up our speed to 200 mbps with the cable company but was still only getting speeds in the range of 10-50 mbps
  • My old router was capable of gigabit speeds and had good speeds
  • Overall this is a very good router that handles faster internet speeds well.
  • When I am close to the router, I get solid speeds using a speed test website - consistently above 205 Mbps
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communication

Reviews around communication (3.90 of 5)

  • Communication with tech support is very difficult (for this product and a TP-Link router).
  • Though I don't see an improvement in speed, it's still fast as I
  • Over the last 4-6 months this device has randomly lost its communication with our modem about a dozen times
  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
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signal

Reviews around signal (3.87 of 5)

  • Well, set up was not too hard, but the signal is too weak
  • The wifi keeps loosing signal and my devices saying connected but no internet, I unplug the router and put it
  • The signal is very strong and can cover most of my yard
  • So easy to install and has a strong signal, not enough for the entire house but really good
  • and now I have a strong internet signal throughout my house.
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wifi

Reviews around wifi (3.67 of 5)

  • This TP-Link AC1750 Smart WiFi Router boosted our home network, connectivity and removal obstruction interferences significantly in our house
  • TP-Link AC1750 Smart WiFi Router has a great and easy setup and security modification to protect your network
  • All 4 smart TVs and 5 smart phones in the house have good WiFi
  • I had spotty wifi service that was unpredictable at times
  • So far so good with improved signal throughout my house and not dropping wifi like my old router.
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connectivity issue

Reviews around connectivity issue (3.35 of 5)

  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
  • Then, came off this switch with patch cables to other smart tv’s on end of house that sits opposite internet modem
  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
  • I have connectivity issues with this and needed to purchase an extender to have strong wifi upstairs
  • Using the app, you can rename your network, troubleshoot connectivity issues, and link smart devices to your router
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device

Reviews around device (3.32 of 5)

  • Excellent router and very convenient to split you devices
  • When it froze only the wireless devices wouldn't connect to the internet but anything hard wired was still connecting.
  • So multiple devices do not work with this router as reported.
  • Handles all my smart devices (30+) when working properly
  • No more problems with devices loosing internet connection.
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packet loss

Reviews around packet loss (3.26 of 5)

  • generally incurs susceptibility to interference, packet loss, and slower speeds
  • After about 2 months, the whole device crapped itself and I'm dealing with >60% packet loss
  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
  • Then, came off this switch with patch cables to other smart tv’s on end of house that sits opposite internet modem
  • Then, came off this switch with patch cables to other smart tv’s on end of house that sits opposite internet modem
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radio

Reviews around radio (3.02 of 5)

  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
  • First the 2.4 radio failed occasionally, then both radios eventually failed
  • I try to get a not so expensive router and for what I need it is okay, but be aware the 2.4 Ghz is not so fast, even if you adjust the antenna, the channel or make any possible modification, since most of my devices does not have 5 Ghz radio I have to use the 2.4 radio and splitting the already not so fast signal it can be frustrating.
  • Though I don't see an improvement in speed, it's still fast as I
  • Oh, dusty old D-Link router
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buffer issue

Reviews around buffer issue (3.00 of 5)

  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
  • Then, came off this switch with patch cables to other smart tv’s on end of house that sits opposite internet modem
  • Works like a bomb and loving the 5G.Can now finally stream 3D content of my WDMycloud to smartTV without any buffering issues 👏😍
  • Haven’t had any buffering issues with my WiFi since we got this router.
  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
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know issue

Reviews around know issue (3.00 of 5)

  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
  • It's a known issue, and TP-Link Support hasn't offered any solution
  • I would just beware as this is a known issue with this TP-LINK
  • So, if they can figure out the other issues, that would be great!I have spent some time researching and this seems to be a known issue with this router
  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
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reset

Reviews around reset (2.94 of 5)

  • A reset cleared it for several minutes and then it would revert to the same behavior.
  • Was great have to do a hard reset out of the box to use the app and change password but tech support was awesome and easy through the chat function on the app.
  • Not sure what caused that, but a simple reset fixed the issue
  • Then, came off this switch with patch cables to other smart tv’s on end of house that sits opposite internet modem
  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
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internet connection

Reviews around internet connection (2.75 of 5)

  • (3) Slowed my internet connection considerably over the old Asus I had intended to replace
  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
  • Sometimes it would say I was connected to wifi but the internet connection would drop (while wired devices worked fine) and other times it would just lose the wifi connection until I reset the router
  • And the fact that I couldn't get help other than to re-install my old router just to get an internet connection is ridiculous!
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connection issue

Reviews around connection issue (2.62 of 5)

  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
  • Then, came off this switch with patch cables to other smart tv’s on end of house that sits opposite internet modem
  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
  • Started to have connection issue from September 9, 2020
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time

Reviews around time (2.29 of 5)

  • I've been using this router for 5 days now and so far it has remained consistent the entire time
  • First time I ordered two of these and the product works as advertised and arrived in two days
  • My devices will stop playing music all the time because it looses single
  • Several times I swapped back in the old TP-Link router I had, to see if I had a router problem or a Spectrum problem and each time the old router was hooked up, I had no problem after two days of use.
  • This did not work each time I tried to use it you would have to reset it each time.
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spot

Reviews around spot (2.11 of 5)

  • Had slow dead spots ( Spectrum), speed now is fantastic
  • Combined with a TP-Link one mesh capable WiFi extender we have eliminated the dead spot in our house
  • I have over 25 devices connected (home cameras, smart TV’s, PS4, phones, tablets and computers) and no problems at all
  • But, regardless the TP-Link was still in a very good spot signal level wise
  • At the time it worked fine but over time I noticed there was dead spots in the wifi in the
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window

Reviews around window (1.87 of 5)

  • I missed the return window, but I will have to buy another from another source
  • Oh, dusty old D-Link router
  • Would have returned but missed the window.
  • Sad I missed the window to return.
  • (I'll take that for a device that works!)I like this model because it's open architecture, and I can install another rom if I choose.
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drive

Reviews around drive (1.54 of 5)

  • I did set up a USB printer and hard drive to it for shared printing and backups that went smoothly
  • I added a USB Hard drive to it and BAM have a quick and easy network storage
  • The USB also works great to access the files from your hard drive remotely
  • Though I don't see an improvement in speed, it's still fast as I
  • Was able to hook up external hard drive to share movies also easy to set up.
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wire

Reviews around wire (1.48 of 5)

  • It works, which is great, although the performance is limited to about 200 mbps, even when wired
  • Though I don't see an improvement in speed, it's still fast as I
  • Hard wired I'm getting 450mbps thru the ether net cable from the router
  • When it froze only the wireless devices wouldn't connect to the internet but anything hard wired was still connecting.
  • I have multiple devices connecting to it and has an XBox One hard wired into it.
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