Login To The TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 Router Using Your Web Browser
Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.
In the picture above the address bar has http://www.google.com in it. Just replace all of that with the internal IP address of your TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 router.
By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.
The Default TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 Router Username is: admin
The Default TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 Router Password is: admin
Click the Ok button to log in to your TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 router.
Default Usernames and Passwords for other TP-Link Routers
If you can't login to your router because you forgot your TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 router username and password, use our
How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your
TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 router back to its factory settings.
How to Port Forward XBOX360 Heat on the TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3
Having trouble forwarding ports on the TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3?
If you are having trouble with this guide, then perhaps PFConfig may be your solution.
PFConfig is a software tool that will automatically forward ports for your router to save you time and hassle.
TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots
Now that you are logged in to your TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 router you should see the following:
Click the Forwarding link near the left of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Servers.
Click the Add New button near the center of the page.
Forward Ports 3074 on the TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. XBOX360 Heat requires
you to forward the 3074 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry menu and then click Save.
And that is it! You are done!
Test if Your Ports are Open
Now that you have forwarded ports for XBOX360 Heat on the TP-Link TL-WR542Gv3 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.
To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Open Port Check tool.
Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.