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  1. crospa91

    GT-AXE16000 - Best Wifi 6/6e Settings

    Hi everyone. I know it might be a silly question but it's 3 days that I am banging my head around this but I can't find the solution. I do have a Fibre Optic Package with 3Gb connection. Wired, everything works smooth as butter, no problem whatsoever. Wi-Fi is where all the issues are. The...
  2. K

    XT8 wireless connection seems slow.

    Hi I recently got a gigabit fibre connection and decided to buy a couple of XT8 at the same time. One of my main reasons for buying the XT8's was to be able to have wireless backhaul across my apartment, as my fibre connection enters my apartment at the opposite end of my old internet...
  3. F

    Tutorial Setup the ASUS TUF Gaming AX5400 router for Transmission with remote access using an SSD for storage

    Hi Everyone, I post this tutorial because I found the infos regarding the subject too scattered on the net. Some of the info is not even out there or not easy to find at all. I hope you will find this helpful. Feel free to comment if there is anyhing important to add. In order to succcesfully...
  4. AppleBag

    Does switching USB port lose settings?

    Sort of a dumb question, but, last night I wanted to try adding dual WAN (DW). I added my android phone, played a bit, it acted squirrely, so I just turned it back off. Now, all of my forwarded ports are completely gone, and there's no way in H - E - Double Hockey Sticks do I remember offhand...
  5. S

    Asus XT8 mesh set up settings

    I have Fios gig speed. Running with ASUS XT8 4ea. Curious if 562 down /165 up is normal or is there a setting I need to tweak. Any help would be appreciated. Never wired setting. Only off iPhone and MB PRO
  6. I

    Current Spectrum recommended settings regarding DHCP

    Hey guys, I recently did a hard reset of my AX-86U to give myself a fresh start on the latest firmware. I did all my normal changes and everything is setup and working. However, I noticed the default for the WAN DHCP is Aggressive mode. Doing some searches of older threads (some as new as...
  7. R0tten

    ping request time-out over WAN

    I just spent 3 hours trying to figure out why my ping requests to my public IP address were timing out over WAN yet successful over LAN. Well..... I narrowed it down to the WAN - DMZ setting being configured! While it makes sense as explained in the description of this setting... I don't recall...
  8. J

    Diversion “Enable dnsmasq serttings”

    Can anyone please direct me to info about the “enable dnsmasq settings” option (“o”) in diversion … ? thank you !!
  9. I

    Here are the settings that resolved my issues with iOT devices and the RT-AX86U

    Hey all, After having a very frustrating day yesterday of my smart bulbs not working correctly after the recent firmware update to my RT-AX86U, I finally was able to put together a list of settings from older iOT based threads here on the forums, and other sources I gained by reading online. I...
  10. seke1111

    Noob wanna get Pro

    Hey, as the title states i'm pretty new when it comes to Networking. I've been using Asuswrt-Merlin for a while now with my RT-AC68U but never had the time to study it the way i'd like to, so now i take some time to do that. What i have done so far on a clean firmware install: - Enabled DoT -...
  11. TheGodOdino

    Help with my ASUS RT-AX58U :( Wireless Settings

    Hello everybody, I'm new to the forum and I found you looking for tips and tricks for my new purchase, an ASUS RT-AX58U. I live in a house where I have my family on the ground floor and my apartment on the first floor. The fiber connection, the ISP modem and the ASUS router are located on the...
  12. X

    RT-AX86U QOS/Upload

    Hi everyone, Longtime lurker, first time poster lol. I had to ditch my Arris all-in-one gateway and get a Hitron HN2251 as my modem was no longer supported. Anyway, long story short, I picked up an AX86U to use as my router/wifi AP as the Spectrum router/wifi AP was too castrated for my...
  13. V

    Firewall - Inbound Firewall Rules - How to block all traffic from specific remote IP ?

    Howdy, I haven't been able to find information on how to enter Local IP and Port Range in the firewall inbound rules. Those fields cannot be left empty. I want to block all traffic from a specific remote IP. Surely this must be possible?
  14. B

    ASUS RT-AX86U and Gigafast

    I’ve recently bought an ax86u to replace the woeful Vodafone router on my 900 Gigafast package. However I was receiving roughly 600mbps wireless download speed using the Vodafone router and having switched to the ASUS router I’m now only receiving 150mbps download on wireless..! Any reason why...
  15. L

    Fiber IPTV settings on N66U without ISP router

    Hi everyone, just wondering how I might setup my Merlin N66U for TV (currently I have it running ONT>N66U with PPPoE no TV yet)? Here is the ISP router WAN setup for TV (VLAN6) and internet (VLAN4): Here are my current settings for Merlin-N66U (internet works perfect): Would all I have...
  16. ShagBark

    Restore Setting from RT-AC88U to RT-AX88U

    Been a lurker for a bit here and a Merlin user for about 6 months. Can I backup my settings on my old AC88U to restore on my new AX88U? Curious if anyone has any experience with this. I have a lot setting that I rather not have to redo manually unless I have to. Being they don't seem that much...
  17. K

    Survey for smart home owners

    Hello! I would like to conduct a small survey among users of smart home systems. If not difficult, could you answer a few questions below. Thanks in advance! 1. To decide what points do you most often use Settings? 2. What are you missing in the Smart Home app settings? 3. Are there any...
  18. H

    DNS over TLS/HTTPS

    Hey. I hope someone can help me with DNS over TLS. I should immediately think that I have set it correctly, but when I test it, it doesn't seem to work. Can you see any errors in my setup or is there anything else I need to do? Thanks in advance. I have uploade some attached files to this post...
  19. S

    Asus RT-AC68R Settings in 2019

    I have been having some Wi-Fi connection issues lately and am looking for a good "recommended settings" guide, but they are all several years old. Many are also not applicable to NY City signal density. Can anyone point me in the right direction? I'm running the latest firmware, 384.12, but I...
  20. K

    Asus Merlin Diversion activ?

    Hello my friends. Unfortunately, my english is not very good and I am trying to work with the google translator here. For me it is very difficult to find the right settings with the translation. I installed Asus Merlin and run a VPN client there. I am completely satisfied and now I would like...