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TP Link Deco Whole Home Mesh WiFi System Homecare Support Seamless Roaming Dynamic Backhaul Adaptive Routing Works with Amazon Alexa Up to 5 500 sq ft Coverage M5 Renewed

Last Updated: June 26, 2020 (Refresh Now)
7.2
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/10
Total Reviews
58
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Review Summary - 55 recent, verified reviews

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Network
 26
house, coverage, tp link, story, sq ft
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Very easy to install and has great coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great product I currently have 6 I have 2 at one location(3 story stick building) and 4 at another (campus/block buildings). ... The TP-link Deco works well in brick/block buildings.  ...  "
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" ...  Increased the wifi signal so I could use my phone in the back yard.  ...  "
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" ...  Devices don't notice any difference from the two routers.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and it definitely improved the wifi signal  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these because I really need wifi mesh to extend my wifi to my garage (security devices and wifi garage door). ... I'm going to add an additional device to boost the signal on my patio as I spend a lot of time out there in the summer.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 3 but for maximum coverage I went ahead and bought 3 more. ... My house is 3100 square foot ranch style.  ...  "
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" ...  The Deco installed flawlessly, I now have a single SSID for all my 5Ghz-capable and 2.4Ghz-only devices, my assortment of older stuff & newer home automation is now working together seamlessly.  ...  "
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Setup
 25
setup, app, set, installation, easy to install
+100%
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" ...  Setup was simple and so was connecting to it.  ...  "
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" ...  It took about 30 minutes to set up all three. ... I haven't needed tech support, so I can't comment on that aspect, but overall I'm very pleased with the ease of setup and functionality thus far.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and it definitely improved the wifi signal  ...  "
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" ...  The TP-Link Deco system went into a different building and it was as easy to set up but importantly, the app works so much better.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 2* 3-Pack (total 6 ), The Deco M5 have no much advanced features , but Very easy to use and install.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ll gave to figure out another way to spend my time since I won’t be screwing with static IP addresses, different setup interfaces, and bit-level DD-WRT tweaking.  ...  "
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" ...  Installation was very easy, 0 problems in almost 1 year of use  ...  "
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" ...  Installation is very easy, the app walks you through every step. ... Great system, good coverage (I didn't even set up the third one yet), and very easy set up.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 16
setup, easy to set, easy to install, coverage, app
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Very easy to set up and it just works.  ...  "
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" ...  A good mesh system and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Super simple to install with the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and I love the app  ...  "
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" ...  Setup with a smartphone was too easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Adding a second unit to the system was just as simple.  ...  "
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" ...  They were very easy to set up. ... The app is easy to use and you can control almost every aspect of the router from there.  ...  "
Wifi
 15
router, problems, mesh, spent, set
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Easy to install and it definitely improved the wifi signal  ...  "
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" ...  Had Lumas and when they went out of business i needed another mesh wifi setup .  ...  "
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" ...  100% recomended for users with big house and wifi problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I get full wifi everywhere now.  ...  "
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" ...  Good mesh router.  ...  "
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" ...  Increased the wifi signal so I could use my phone in the back yard.  ...  "
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" ...  Turned off the combos wifi and set this up.  ...  "
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" ...  Important : Disable any other wireless network. ... If your supplied router has your wifi, disable it in the router settings and use only this for your wifi. ... You can set this up to have the same SSID and password if you like to make things easier.  ...  "
Capacity
 12
story, wifi, sq ft, basement, ranch
+100%
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" ...  100% recomended for users with big house and wifi problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Covers my 3 story house including basement.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great product I currently have 6 I have 2 at one location(3 story stick building) and 4 at another (campus/block buildings). ... The TP-link Deco works well in brick/block buildings.  ...  "
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" ...  The inside wifi signal was weak for single story, 2400 sq ft, 160 year old home.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have wifi trough the whole house without blind spots  ...  "
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" ...  The signal is much stronger throughout the house and just works.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for getting signal in all of our rooms.  ...  "
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" ...  My house is 3100 square foot ranch style.  ...  "
Software Platform
 9
set, vpn, smartphone, easy to set, user
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Super simple to install with the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Only way you can set these up is from the app, so you need a smartphone with internet access to set this up in the first place.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and I love the app  ...  "
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" ...  The TP-Link Deco system went into a different building and it was as easy to set up but importantly, the app works so much better.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up is all app based from your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  You simply download the app on your smartphone, and follow the instructions. ... You pretty much plug them in and set up your wifi through the app.  ...  "
Apps
 9
set, system, smartphone, installation, easy to set
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Super simple to install with the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Only way you can set these up is from the app, so you need a smartphone with internet access to set this up in the first place.  ...  "
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" ...  They were easy to install, I jut used the app that I downloaded to my phone and I was up and running in minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and I love the app  ...  "
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" ...  The TP-Link Deco system went into a different building and it was as easy to set up but importantly, the app works so much better.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up is all app based from your phone. ... Installation is very easy, the app walks you through every step.  ...  "
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" ...  You simply download the app on your smartphone, and follow the instructions.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 7
set, app, first, device, connected
+57%
-43%
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" ...  I have recommended these to several friends who have all been pleased with the performance and value of these devices. ... The phone app makes is super simple to make configuration changes, set permanent IP addresses or see what devices are connected right now. ... You can even tell it to disconnect devices.  ...  "
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" ...  until i found these devices!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Only way you can set these up is from the app, so you need a smartphone with internet access to set this up in the first place.  ...  "
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" ...  I was concerned that I would have to reconnect all of my devices, but all I did was name my network the same name as it was previously and voila!  ...  "
ISP
 5
internet, wifi, modem, mesh, disable
+80%
-20%
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" ...  If your supplied router has your wifi, disable it in the router settings and use only this for your wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  Good mesh router.  ...  "
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" ...  I am getting over 200 mbs .  ...  "
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" ...  Spectrum internet modem router combo.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 4
refurbished, 3
-100%
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" ...  I had no idea that meant it was a refurbished product.  ...  "
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" ...  Then at one point, it stopped working altogether.  ...  "
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" ...  Too much errors out of box  ...  "
Price
 3
price, good
+100%
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" ...  Good choice and good price  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, super value!  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
speeds
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Now that they are working they really deliver the speed.  ...  "

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