This article is to assist with setting up OpenDNS on a TP-Link CR700 router.
The original manual for this router can be found here: http://www.tp-link.com/res/down/doc/Archer_CR700_V1_UG.pdf
Type http://192.168.1.1 into your preferred web browser. NOTE: You will need to log in to access the router settings. The default login information can be found below.
Click on the Advanced tab located on the right side of the screen.
- Navigate to LAN settings on the right side of the screen and enable DHCP server.
- Primary DNS: 126.96.36.199
- Secondary DNS: 188.8.131.52
NOTE: If you do not have an OpenDNS account and do not want to create one, you can use the FamilyShield DNS servers 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11.
Next, click on IPv6 LAN Settings.
- Uncheck user defined prefix.
- Uncheck DHCPv6 server settings.
Now that you have configured your router for OpenDNS, we highly suggest that you flush your DNS resolver cache and web browser caches to ensure that your new DNS configuration settings take immediate effect. Additionally, if you have a Dynamic IP address please refer to this article which will guide you through how to automatically update your dynamic IP address.
Test your new DNS settings by visiting: https://www.opendns.com/setupguide/#results
(A special thanks to one of our users, Kevin, for submitting this information to be shared with our community.)