TRENDnet TEW-731BR Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

There is no better technical help than having the manual of any given product. Fortunately, we are presenting router guide for TRENDnet TEW-731BR router. If you need help on topics like web panel access for management, router hard reset, parental control settings, band width allocation, changing your router IP or password from default, port forwarding, then reading this guide is a must.

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Contents
Product Overview
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Package Contents
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Features
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Product Hardware Features
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Application Diagram
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Basic Router Setup
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Creating a Home Network
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Router Installation
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Connect additional wired devices to your network
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Wireless Networking and Security
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How to choose the type of security for your wireless network
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Secure your wireless network
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Connect wireless devices to your router
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Connect wireless devices using WPS
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Basic wireless settings
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Steps to improve wireless connectivity
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Advanced wireless settings
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Access Control Filters
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Access control basics
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MAC address filters
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Domain/URL Filters
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Protocol/IP filters
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Firewall rules
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Advanced Router Setup
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Access your router management page
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Change your router login password
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Set your router date and time
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Manually configure your Internet connection
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IPv6 Internet Connection Settings
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Clone a MAC address
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Change your router IP address
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Set up the DHCP server on your router
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Set up DHCP reservation
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Enable/disable UPnP on your router
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Allow/deny VPN connections through your router
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Allow/deny multicast streaming
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Identify your network on the Internet
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Allow remote access to your router management page
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Open a device on your network to the Internet
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DMZ
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Virtual Server
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Special Applications
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Add static routes to your router
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Enable dynamic routing on your router
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Router Maintenance & Monitoring
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Reset your router to factory defaults
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Router Default Settings
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Backup and restore your router configuration settings
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Restart your router
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Check connectivity using the router management page
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Check the router system information
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View your router log
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Configure your router log
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View your router packet statistics
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View wireless devices connected to your router
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Capture packets using the router management page
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Enable SNMP on your router
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Router Management Page Structure
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Technical Specifications
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Troubleshooting
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Appendix
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Product Overview
TEW-731BR
Package Contents
In addition to your router, the package includes:
Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
CD-ROM (User’s Guide)
Network cable (1.5m / 5ft.)
Power adapter (5V DC, 1A)
If any package contents are missing or damaged, please contact the retail store, online
retailer, or reseller/distributor from which the product was purchased.
Features
TRENDnet’s N300 Wireless Home Router, model TEW-731BR, provides enhanced 300
Mbps wireless n speed and coverage to share files, play games, and stream video
wirelessly.
Advanced encryption protects your wireless network, Access Control tools help block
unwanted Websites and unknown users, and embedded GREENnet technology reduces
power consumption by up to 50%.
Advanced Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology reduces wireless
dead spots. Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) connects other WPS supported wireless
adapters at the touch of a button. WMM® Quality of Service (QoS) technology prioritizes
gaming, internet calls, and video streams. LEDs on the front of the router convey device
status. Network wired devices to the four Fast Ethernet ports on the back of the router.
4 x 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX LAN ports
1 x 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX WAN port (internet)
One touch wireless connection to wireless clients using the WPS button
Wi-Fi compliant with IEEE 802.11n and IEEE 802.11b/g standards
High-speed data rates of up to 300Mbps with IEEE 802.11n*
GREENnet technology reduces power consumption by up to 50%
Compatible with most popular cable / DSL internet service providers using
Dynamic / Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP and L2TP protocols
Support for IPv6 (Internet Protocol v6) 6rd (IPv6 rapid deployment) DHCPv4,
manual and automatic configuration
2 fixed external antennas support high speed performance and great coverage
with MIMO technology
Firewall features Network Address Translation (NAT)
Virtual server and Application Level Gateway (ALG) services for special internet
applications
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for auto discovery and support for device
configuration of Internet applications
Dynamic DNS Client for dynamic Internet IP resolution
Provides additional security with
Internet Access Control (MAC Address,
Domain, and
IP Filtering)
Static and Dynamic RIP V1/2 routing support
Easy setup via Web browser using
Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, Firefox 2.0 or
above, Chrome, Opera, Safari
Advanced wireless security of up to WPA2-RADIUS
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Quality of Service (QoS) data prioritization
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Indoor coverage up to 100 meters (330 ft.)* depending on the environment
Outdoor coverage up to 300 meters (980 ft.)* depending on the environment
3- year limited warranty
*Maximum wireless signal rates are referenced from IEEE 802.11 theoretical specifications. Actual
data throughput and coverage will vary depending on interference, network traffic, building
materials and other conditions.
Product Hardware Features
Rear View
Reset Button
–Use an item such as a paperclip to push and hold this button for
15 seconds and release to reset your router to its factory defaults.
LAN Ports
– Connect Network cables (also called network cables) from your
router LAN ports to your wired network devices.
WAN Port
–Connect a Network cable from your router WAN port to your
modem.
Power Port
– Connect the included power adapter from your router power
port and to an available power outlet.
Note:
Use only the adapter that came with your router.
On/Off Power Switch
– Push the router On/Off push button to turn your router
“On” (Inner position) or “Off” (Outer position).
Antennas
– The antennas broadcast wireless network signals.