Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?

Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2020-04-17 13:35:54 - last edited a week ago
Hardware Version: V1
Firmware Version: 1.3.0

I am trying to connect my car ( Volvo XC60 ) to my Wifi. The car wants me to change WPA2 to AES instead of TKIP!

So no connection!

Connection to another Wifi router with WPA2 AES is OK!

I can not find any place in the Deco M9 settings to change Wifi security!

Any clues??

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?-Solution
a week ago - last edited a week ago

@AJRPT 

 

Hi all,

 

Currently, there is no way to fix the security to WPA2 or AES only on the Deco device. It is suggested to try to fix the security on the client devices if they support it.

 

With security in mind, this would be an important feature to have. This will be forwarded as a feature request to our developers for consideration with the highest priority.

 

Thank you all again.

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2020-04-27 12:42:08

@Ingvar 

Deco supports WPA2 AES and TKIP, in a normal case, if the client support AES encryption, it will connect to the Deco with AES encryption.

Currently, as you know, this feature to fix the security type is not available now. But we do receive some similar feedback and keep recording the same kind of request. Then we can forward it to our product engineer and they can work on it. We will upload the information on our official website if there are any updates. It is very suggested to keep an eye on the official website and wait for the updates.

Good day!

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2020-04-29 20:28:13

@Ingvar 

 

Same request. The Deco M9 Plus needs an option to select WPA2 AES only for security.

 

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2020-05-14 14:09:41

@TP-Link_Deco 

 

how long will you keep the record for? 
until everyone stops buying deco?! 
 

could you please make this works!? 
 

it even doesn't let a tv to connect because of the security that cannot be set...

 

Thank you !

 

and enjoy floods of complaint! 

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2020-05-15 12:02:19 - last edited 2020-05-15 12:12:52

@ThePiston 

For now, there is no ETA when this feature will be available, but we will forward the customer's inquiry to the product engineer soon thus they can work on it.
When a new feature will be added with the firmware upgrade, there is a long journey to launch a new firmware cause lots of tests need to be done to ensure its performance. 

It is very suggested to keep an eye on the official website and wait for the updates. 

Good day. 

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2020-05-19 22:21:00

@Ingvar I'm trying to connect my car to the Deco home network and I cannot do it. The reason is that I can't set security to WPA2 AES on the Deco app. Please fix this! Thank you!

There is no editable web interface to the Deco M9+, I see only the same information that is available in the Deco App. It would be nice to have some more access! At least the basics! Thanks! 

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2020-05-26 20:40:10

Same here, unbelievable such a kind of product do not support AES which is available as a standard for several years !!!!

 

probably will put it for sale and look for a system where all my devices and car can connect. 

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
2 weeks ago

@Ingvar 

Same request here, my phone has started warning me that my WiFi network isn't as secure as it could be, and that I should turn on AES is possible... but no option exists in the settings for the Deco... Come on TP Link fix it!

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
a week ago

@TP-Link_Deco 

 

add another to the list...... how is this not a default option???

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
a week ago

same problem with WPA2-AES but I have a Deco S4. Please fix

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Re:Wifi security WPA2 AES missing in Deco M9 Plus?
a week ago

@Ingvar I HAVE THE EXACT SAME PROBLEM AS THE FIRST POSTER. EXACT SAME CAR (VOLVO XC90) THAT I TRIED TO CONNECT TO MY WIFI TO UPDATE FIRMWARE BUT COULDN'T CONNECT DUE TO THIS TKIP THING AND THERE IS NO OPTION IN THE APP TO CHOSE AES ONLY. I JUST BOUGHT THIS MESH ROUTER SO I CAN GET MY GARAGE COVERED WITH WIFI. PLEASE GIVE US A FIX ASAP.

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