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bridging my university's wifi using Tp link access point

Oct 19, 2018
Hi all

I have a similar question to that posed in this thread, but a bit different: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3332719/bridging-university-wifi-access-point.html#_=_...

In my apartment, I can access my university's secured wifi. The wifi has no password but I do need a username and password to login in window's login page. Unfortunately my room is the furthest in the house and i do not get signal in it. So i have bought a Tp link wireless access point. This model https://www.tp-link.com/lb/products/details/cat-12_TL-WA801ND.html. But when i open tp link configuration page i can't find a place to enter my username and password. It will just connect to the wifi but no internet access. The university's router is in the corridor, so it can be shared by the whole floor. So i want to connect it through wifi not through wired Ethernet connection.

any recommendations?

Thanks for your help!


Jul 1, 2018
You probably need the username and password is referring to the router settings, not just the network login. You'd need to enter the router's IP address into your browser and login via that. The username is probably "admin" and the password is probably "password". If the university has any sense, though, they've changed it and you won't be able to get in.

If you have access to the router, though, you should be able to press the WPS button (As I'd imagine would be in your network repeater's instructions) to do it.
Oct 19, 2018

Thanks for your fast respond ..^^

What i meant by username and password is the student's username and password. The wifi has no password but as soon as i connect to the wifi i will get a window whereby i should type in my student's username and password in order to get access to the internet. as in the image https://drive.google.com/open?id=15W3clbvpRMBVMt7N7MQp9...

i can access to the router's configuration page and as you said the username and password are admin.
These are the steps i followed but didn't work:
1- https://drive.google.com/open?id=1pqrcW8KPlxwmi8oFyxMDq...

2- https://drive.google.com/open?id=1emck-DMupkaIl3e0czdvJ...

3- https://drive.google.com/open?id=1vUdBHqvxnbRbXGw1GK4mC...

4- https://drive.google.com/open?id=1WmrGVb3e7hAKc1HrHVqmf...

and i also got the MAC address of the main university router, can it help!

Thank you..^^