How to set up a MAC Address Filter on a Tenda router

Description: This document details the specifics of setting up a MAC Address Filter on a Tenda router. It is recommended that this document be printed, as the computer and network will be reset during the process. The MAC addresses of the desired devices will be required.

  1. Ensure that all the cables are plugged in to the correct ports as per the included documentation. Remember that the cable from your Modem plugs in to the WAN port on the back of the Tenda router.
  2. Using a computer that is plugged directly in to the Tenda router via one of the yellow ports, open up an Internet window and locate the address bar and erase everything from the field.
  3. In the same location, type in "" (without quotes) and press enter.

  4. When prompted for a username and password enter "admin" for both (without quotes) and click OK.

  5. On the left, click on Security Settings.

  6. Below Security Settings, click on MAC Filter.

  7. Click on the check box next to "Enable".

  8. Click the check box to the right of "Enable" beneath "Access Policy"

  9. Enter the Mac Address of the desired device into the MAC Address fields and click Apply

  10.  Attempt to connect wirelessly with the desired device.

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