fake time setting

fake time setting
fake time setting
2019-08-15 07:37:09
Model: TL-WA855RE
Hardware Version: V3
Firmware Version: 1.0.0 Build 20180314 Rel. 85916(6985)

Hi,

 

time setting look fake: you can only change the TZ but not the datetime which looks fixed at 01.01.2017 00:00:00 GMT on power-up. No timeserver setting, no internal  timeserver-preset either, hence all related feats look pretty much pointless.

Or, is there a (non-documented) way to synch timedate for true?

 

 

thx

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Re:fake time setting
2019-08-16 05:38:56

@hupla 

 

What is the led status of the TL-WA855RE? Can you access internet from it? 

 

Usually, once it connects to internet, the time settings will synchronize automatically. 

 

Meanwhile, please ensure that the firmware is up to date. 

 

Good day. 

 

 

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Re:Re:fake time setting
2019-08-16 12:17:38 - last edited 2019-08-16 12:19:57

Hi,

 

both are blue, I'm navigating through it, datetime is some 01/01/2018 05:22:26 and the device was plugged into the power socket some such 5h22' ago

 

(edit) and yes, fw is updated to last available from support site

 

thx

 

 

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Re:Re:Re:fake time setting
2019-08-20 03:45:50

@hupla 

 

Could you please show us a picture of the time settings page of the TL-WA855RE?

 

You can try to hard reset it by holding the reset hole for 1s with the extender powered on and reconfigure it to give it a shot.

 

Meanwhile, when and where did you buy this extender?

 

Best regards.

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Re:Re:Re:Re:fake time setting
2019-08-21 15:36:48

Hi,

 

because of https://community.tp-link.com/en/home/forum/topic/167996 I did hw reset and uploaded latest fw

for the timeconfig display pls see screenshot attached

 

thx

regards

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Screenshot_2019-08-21 TL-WA855RE.pngDownload
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3 weeks ago

@hupla 

 

I noticed that even though you enabled the Daylight saving time, it still shows inactive, so may I know have you ever pressed save button after you change the time zone manually? 

 

Meanwhile, try to change it to another one and change it back to the right one to give it a shot.

 

Best regards. 

 

 

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3 weeks ago

Hi,

 

clic on 'save'  flashes the 'saved tickmark' msg but the status msg remains the same. Un-ticking DS result in greyed-out settings.

Changing the TZ moves the datetime stamp for/back -ward by the expected number of hours difference from GMT but datetime is always relative to 01/01/2018 00:00:00 at power-up. There's clearly no synch to timeservers

 

 

thx

regards

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3 weeks ago

@hupla 

 

Hello, thanks for your reply. 

 

Is it possible for you to connect the TL-WA855RE to the mobile hotspot to do a comparison test? 

 

If still the same, could you please login to the web UI and send us a picture of the settings-system tools-time settings page? 

 

Good day. 

 

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3 weeks ago

Hi,

 

not sure what you mean by ' connect the TL-WA855RE to the mobile hotspot' - pls clarify

 

thx

regards

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3 weeks ago

@hupla 

 

The smart phone supports personal hotspot feature, in other word, with smart phone accessing internet via 4G, it can broadcast another wifi network to share the internet. 

 

Back to your case, you can enable the personal hotspot feature on your cellphone and connect the TL-WA855RE to it to verify whether it works well or has the same issue. 

 

Best regards. 

 

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