How to set up a Dynamic DNS service account on TD-W9960?

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Updated 05-22-2018 06:18:23 AM 37031
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Most ISPs (Internet service providers) assign a dynamic IP address to the router and you can use this IP address to access your router remotely. However, the IP address can change any time and you don’t know when it changes. In this case, you might need the DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Server) feature on the router to allow you and your friends to access your router and local servers (FTP, HTTP, etc.) using domain name, in no need of checking and remembering the IP address.

Note: DDNS does not work if the ISP assigns a private WAN IP address (such as 192.168.1.x) to the modem router.

To set up DDNS, please follow the instructions below:

1. Log in the web interface of the modem router. You can refer to How to login to the web management page of TD-W9960

2. Go to Advanced > Network > Dynamic DNS.

3. Select the DDNS service provider (TP-Link, Dyndns or NO-IP).

4. To use TP-Link DDNS service, you should log in with your TP-Link ID. If you don’t have a TP-Link ID, refer to

How to register a TP-Link ID on the web interface of TD-W9960?

5. If you choose other DDNS service, you should also log in with your DDNS account, select a service provider and click Go to register ... Enter the username, password and domain name of the account (such as

6. Click Log in and Save.

Tips: If you want to use a new DDNS account, please Logout first, then login with the new account.


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