Connecting to Eero pro through web interface.

Currently, the mesh network has 3 PROs and 2 beacons setup in BRIDGE MODE;  

The TP-LINK router is connected to the modem.  A Eero PRO is hardwired to the TP-LINK router;  The TP-LINK router also is connected to multipole NETGEAR enterprise gigabit switches which provides the feed for the whole house CAT5 wiring.  (House built in 2009, CAT5.. not 5E)

I would like to not put the mesh network into bridgemode.    I can remove the TP-LINK router no problem but I will need to be able to configure the primary EERO PRO; 


My old TP-LINK router has a lot of port forwarding, a lot of address reservations.  I see that you can do this under advanced network settings in the APP but that is massively painful to do on an iPhone.  


I did try to login into the router using a computer and web interface;  In Chrome I typed in  (originally EERO defaulted to which I changed but had also tried before changing).   Connection is refused;  Where as the TP-LINK router would present me with a login, the EERO just gives me a connection refused web response.  

I’ve tried with Firefox browser as well.  Being able to configure a router through a web interface is a requirement for me.  The app is way too hard to type on and see.  What I am doing wrong here?

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  • There is no web interface for eero. You can only manage it through the app.

    Since you are having a hard time seeing things in the app, it might be worth looking into the accessibility options on your phone/tablet. iOS has the ability to enlarge text/fonts in apps that support it.

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  • Hi, thanks for the reply.  I am pretty disappointed by this lack of accessibility.    Entering a reservation table of 30 MAC addresses over a iphone KB is comedy.  

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    • dking it’s actually pretty easy to add a reservation. You don’t have to manually enter the MAC address. Just go into the reservation section, tap on the device, and then save it.

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      cMoo92 Ya i did spot that too.  Definitely helps.  Kind of sucks that if you switch netsettings under DHCP&NAT from say automatic to bridge that all of your tables/forwards, etc get blanked out.  That configuration typically isn't lost in other routers when you enable/disable a feature.

      Offtopic, My devices don't seem to transition from node to node (Apple Devices);  They seem to stay connected if there is ANY signal from the node as opposed to switching to the best signal.  Seems to defeat the point of this whole thing.  

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