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Configure TP-Link Archer VR300 in Bridge Mode for FTTN NBN

Configure TP-Link Archer VR300 in Bridge Mode for FTTN NBN

If using a PPPoE router such as a Mikrotik you will need to put the TP-Link Archer VR300 in Bridge Mode.  

To configure the TP-Link modem in bridge mode, please follow the steps below:

  • Connect your Phone Line to VDSL/DSL port, then connect your PC to LAN 1
  • Browse to
  • Enter admin for the username and password
  • Click the Quick Setup link, set your Time Zone and Region appropriately.
  • Click Next
  • Select “Other” from the list, then click Next
  • Set the following
    • L2 Interface Type to VDSL
    • Enable VLAN ID – unchecked
    • Set MER to unchecked.
    • Connection Type to Bridge
  • Click Next
Please note: If Bridge is not listed, select PPPoE then continue with the Setup Wizard.  See “Unable to select Bridge mode” section below.
  • Configure Wireless network
    • Set 2.4GHz Wireless – Enable Wireless Radio
    • Network Name (SSID) – Leave default or change to your own name
    • Password – Your Wireless password, it is recommended you make it random don’t use Password or 12345678
  • Click Next
  • Click Finish

You should now connect the Mikrotik Ether 1 Port to LAN 1. Your equipment plugs into the Ether 2, 3, etc. ports on the Mikrotik.

Unable to select Bridge mode

During the Setup Wizard, if you were unable to select Bridge mode, then follow these instructions.

  • Click Advanced at the top
  • Click Network on the left, then click Internet
  • Click Delete All then click Add
  • Set the following
    • DSL Modulation Type to VDSL
    • VLAN ID – unchecked
    • Internet Connection Type to Bridge
  • Click Save

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