Found Archer C7 v5 or Archer A7 v5 is emitting hidden network? Read it to get more details.

Used Products:
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Archer A7
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Archer C7

With wifi analyzer, we can find that Archer A7 v5 / Archer C7 v5 (both with latest firmware) has 2 SSIDs on each band. 

Actually, one of them is the normal SSID, which can be detected and connected by the wireless devices; 

 

The other is the hidden SSID, which is used to build up the one mesh wireless network system. It cannot be detected by the common wireless devices. 

 

See picture attached below: 

 

 

There is another picture reported by end-user.

 

 

Like the existing Deco mesh package products, the specific hidden network with high-intensity random password can guarantee the security of the network.

 

So please be assured of it, it is used to build up the one mesh network. Not a bug.

 

For more information about OneMesh, please read this article: https://community.tp-link.com/en/home/stories/detail/716

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Well, thanks man this post is helpful...! :) Redtube.vin

very informative article really appreciate ur work

Hallo, 

ich spreche nur deutsch !

 

Ich habe jetzt neu einen TP-LINK Archer c7 - V5 erworben.

 

Wie kann ich an eine ausführliche deutschsprachige Bedienungsanleitung kommen ?

 

Erbitte höflichst um Hilfe 

 

meine emailadresse lautet :

josef.clemens@gmx.net

 

Bitte dorthin ihre Antwort senden,

 

Vielen herzlichen Dank

 

Josef- Siegfried Clemens

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