How to set up Remote Access on a Tenda FH1201

Description: This article will show how to set up remote access to a Tenda FH1201 AC1200 router. This process will allow you to remotely control settings from the client.

  1. Open up a web browser and type into the address bar. Press enter.
    Browser Address Bar
  2. You will now be on the login page. The default password is admin unless you have changed it. Enter the password and then click Login.
    Tenda Router Login Screen
  3. Click on the Advanced link.
    Tenda Internet Connection Setup, Advanced
  4. Click on the Security tab.
    Tenda Advanced Setup, Security
  5. Click on Remote Web Management in the left menu.
    Tenda Security, Remote Web Management
  6. Place a check mark in the Enable box to enable remote access or un-check it to disable remote access.
    Tenda Remote Web Management, Configure
  7. Type in a port number you wish to use to remote in to the router. You can change this or leave it to the default value of 8080 if that port is not used by any other clients on your network.
    Tenda Remote Web Management, Configure
  8. In the IP Address Field type in the WAN IP address of the client you will be accessing this router from.
    Tenda Remote Web Management, Configure
  9. Click Save.
    Save Changes
  10. To access the router pull up a web browser and type in the address bar the WAN IP of the Router followed by colon and then the port number. For example.
    Browser Address Bar showing Remote Login example

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