The TP-LINK Archer A5 v5.x router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It has a total combined WiFi throughput of 1200 Mpbs.
TP-LINK Archer A5 v5.x default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.0.1
Default username: admin
Default password: admin
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.0.1
How to factory reset (hard reset) TP-LINK Archer A5 v5.x :
You can factory reset your TP-LINK Archer A5 v5.x in the following way(s)
Through the web interface
Open a browser and navigate to the web interface of the router (see default settings below)
In the menu look for System tools and under there find the Factory defaults option
On the Factory defaults page click on the Restore button to perform the reset.
With the RESET/WPS button
Have the unit powered on
Press and hold the reset (sometimes reset/WPS) button for 10 seconds with a paperclip or other sharp object.
When the SYS led start blinking quickly release the reset button and wait for router to boot back up.
How to login to the TP-LINK Archer A5 v5.x :
Make sure you are connected to the router’s network, either by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable.
Open your browser and visit
You should be prompted with a login dialogue.
Enter the username: admin
and the password admin
You will now be logged in. If you haven’t yet changed the defaul password, we recommend that you change it first
thing you do after logging in.
TP-LINK Archer A5 v5.x router specifications :
RAM: 64 MiB
Flash: 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi throughput: 1200 Mpbs
1 x 100mbps port
4 x 100mbps ports
TP-LINK Archer A5 review (quick overview)
Here is the quick comparison of how the TP-LINK Archer A5 compares to
other routers on our site
For a full list of routers and how they compare to the Archer A5 v5.x, check the
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Archer A5 v5.x Firmwares
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the TP-LINK Archer A5 v5.x
TP-LINK stock firmware for the Archer A5 v5.x
Stock firmwares for the Archer A5 v5.x are available under the download section on the
support page. You can also refer
to the router’s manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.