Would you like to learn how to enable the Parental controls on the TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200? In this tutorial, we are going to configure the Parental controls on the AC1200 wireless 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 - Parental controls

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 PARENTAL CONTROLS menu.

AC1200 - Parental controls menu

Click on the Add button and create a new profile.

AC1200 - Add Parental control profile

Click on the Add option and select the MAC address of one or more devices to be controlled.

AC1200 - Parental controls configuration

Add a list of blocked words.

Websites containing this keyword will not be allowed.

AC1200 - Blocked keywords

Optionally, set daily time limits for the total time spent online.

AC1200 - Daily time limit

Optionally, set a time when this profile will not be able to access the Internet.

AC1200 - Bed time limit

Click on the Save button.

In our example, kids will not be able to access a website containing the restricted keyword CARTOONNETWORK.

On the parental controls screen, the Insight option allows you to monitor the list of websites accessed by your kid is accessing.

AC1200 - Monitor Kids access

Congratulations, you have finished the configuration of the Parental Controls on the AC1200 router.