How to set up TP-Link Archer VR400 for nbn HFC

Please follow the steps below to set up your TP-Link Archer VR400.

  1. Ensure your nbn Connection Box is turned on.
  2. Plug an Ethernet cable from the UNI-D1 port on your nbn Connection Box into the yellow LAN/WAN port on your TP-Link router.
    TP-Link Archer VR400 LAN-WAN Port
  3. Plug in the power cable and turn your TP-Link on using the Power button.
    TP-Link Archer VR400 Power Port
  4. Connect your computer or any device to your modem by plugging an Ethernet cable from the device to the Ethernet port, or you can connect your device via WiFi.
    TP-Link Archer VR400 LAN Ports
  5. Go to or in your browser.
  6. Log in with your TP-Link username and password. By default, these are:
  7. Username: admin
    Password: admin
    Note: You may be prompted to create a new password. Ensure this flags as High and click Let’s Get Started to log in.
  8. Select Advanced Operation Mode > Wireless Router Mode.
  9. Click Save.
    Note: The modem router will reboot.
  10. Select Basic Internet.
  11. Select Other from the ISP list.
  12. If your nbn plan was activated before 1 March 2023 or you have nbn Phone included in your service, more settings are needed. Tick the Enable checkbox for VLAN ID and enter 2.
  13. Select PPPoE as the Internet Connection Type
  14. Enter your iiNet Username and Password.
  15. Click Save.

Your TP-Link Archer VR400 should now be online. If you're still having issues, please see Improving WiFi Signal or call us on 13 22 58 for further assistance.

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