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TL-WR702N in client mode + Samsung TV UE32ES5505 2012 HELP!!

by Jens86 / February 8, 2013 11:33 AM PST

OK. Let me be honest this problem is irritating the hell out of me.

The TL-WR702N (Client Mode) is connected to my Samsung UE325505 via Ethernet core and acts as an adaptor to receive the wireless signal from my wireless network.

Configured with no problems ( .. Easiest part! The client router seems to be working like a charm. It gets the wireless signal from my main router and puts it out on the Ethernet port. When It's plugged in to my computers Ethernet port I have access to the internet.
But when I plug it in the TV's port it has problems connecting to the internet.

Everything is running DHCP.


1. The TV connects fine to the internet by connecting a cable from my main router.

2. Manual setup of IP on my TV by copying everything from my computers eth interface obtained via DHCP when client router is connected.

3. Client router powered by TVs USB port but also tried powering from socket.

Nothing seems to work.

4. I have googled and googled some more... people are having the same problems but no answers..

The setup should work.. So I'm out of ideas.

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I use those client devices
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 8, 2013 11:53 AM PST

And just leave it all DHCP.

However the client device may not boot up fast enough if powered off the TV USB ports. Tell more such as power and distance to the router.

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Also took that into consideration..
by Jens86 / February 8, 2013 12:38 PM PST

Ok. Everything DHCP.

Distance to router less than 2 meters. It's In the next room. How should that be a problem as I tried my laptop at the exact distance as my TV....

Tried powering it from the TV and waited quite a while, in order for it to boot up and then trying to run the setup assistant on the TV.

Also used the included USB adapter to power it, made no difference.

I can see that with DHCP the TV gets IP etc. assigned after a couple of seconds/tries but still will not connect to the Internet.

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Try the other things.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 9, 2013 1:24 AM PST

We have a long list of things that matter to devices such as a Samsung (it's not a laptop or PC). Here's the short list.

1. Set the date/time in the TV.
2. Use the Google DNS since an ISP might be out of date on their DNS. That's and
3. Put the TV's assigned IP into the router's DMZ entry.

There's more over at the CNET Networking Forum but keep in mind Samsung's servers have gone down and if there is more to this story such as you bought the TV in England but are in France, that detail must be shared.

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Finally got it working

I had exactly the same problem which you faced and i tried a lot to solve this but in vain. then i came by a tp-link article which solves my problem. Please follow the instructions written in the following link and your smart tv will connect to internet.

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" A beta firmware has been released "
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 10, 2013 7:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Finally got it working

Quite the odd thing going on here. Is this how things should be today? Our gear is in beta test?

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