Would you like to learn how to block an IP address on the TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200? In this tutorial, we are going to deny access to an IP address on the AC1200 router.

• TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200 - Version 2.0

Hardware List:

The following section presents the list of equipment used to create this tutorial.

Every piece of hardware listed above can be found at Amazon website.

Archer C6 AC1200 - Blocking an IP address

Open your browser and enter the IP address of your wireless router.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:


The AC1200 web interface should be presented.

On the login screen, enter the management password.


Access the Advanced tab on the top of the screen.

ARCHER C6 - Advanced menu

Access the NETWORK menu and select the ADVANCED ROUTING option.

Archer ac1200 Advanced routing menu

Click on the Add button and enter the following configuration.

• Network destination - The IP address you desire to block.
• Subnet mask -
• Default gateway - Enter an inexistent IP address.
• Interface - LAN.
• Description - Enter an identification.

Click on the Save button.

Archer ac1200 Blocking IP address

The IP address does not exist in our internal network.

In our example, every packet sent to the blocked IP address will be routed to an inexistent gateway.

Network packets routed to an inexistent gateway will be lost.

Congratulations, you have blocked an IP address on the AC1200 router.