The TP-LINK Archer C8 v1.x router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the TP-LINK AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router.
TP-LINK Archer C8 v1.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 C8 v1.x :
You can factory reset your TP-LINK Archer C8 v1.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 C8 v1.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 C8 v1.x router specifications :
CPU: 800 MHz
RAM: 128 MiB
Flash: 16 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
1 x Gigabit port
4 x Gigabit ports
TP-LINK Archer C8 review (quick overview)
Here is the quick comparison of how the TP-LINK Archer C8 compares to
other routers on our site
For a full list of routers and how they compare to the Archer C8 v1.x, check the
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Archer C8 v1.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 C8 v1.x
TP-LINK stock firmware for the Archer C8 v1.x
Stock firmwares for the Archer C8 v1.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.