Why did my Belkin stop working?

Why did my Belkin stop working?

Unplug the modem, the router and the computer (in that order) from their respective power outlets then wait for 30 seconds before plugging them back. Re-plug the modem first followed by the router and then the computers.

Why does my Belkin wifi extender keeps losing connection?

Having default wireless settings on the router may cause conflict with other routers within your network range. It is recommended to change the wireless network name (SSID) of your router as well as enabling its wireless security.

Why does my Belkin router have an orange light?

A solid orange light on your Belkin router usually tells us that there is a connection between the modem and the router, but the modem isn’t connected to the Internet. Visit the official website of your Internet Service Provider and check if there are some specific requirements or maybe you have a static connection.

How do I reset a Belkin router?

NOTE: Image may vary depending on the routers model that you are using.

  1. Unplug the power cord from the outlet of your router and wait for 30 seconds.
  2. Plug the power cord of your router back in and wait for all the lights to activate. You should have successfully restarted your router now.

How do I know if my Belkin Extender is working?


  1. OFF – no power on the range extender, check if device is properly plugged into a power source.
  2. Blinking Blue – range extender is starting up.
  3. Solid Blue – Your device is connected to the available Wi-Fi network.
  4. Solid Amber – connected to the Wi-Fi network but is getting a weak signal.

What do the lights mean on Belkin range extender?

If the orange light on the Belkin extender is solid orange, it means that the range extender is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network but is experiencing a weak signal. On the other hand, if the orange light is blinking, it implies that the Belkin range extender is ready to set up and it has not been set up yet.

How do I make my Belkin router faster?

Step by step: Tweaking your router’s settings

  1. Type the router’s IP address into your browser to launch the configuration interface.
  2. Channel bonding can significantly increase your router’s wireless performance.
  3. Belkin routers refer to channel-width settings simply as Bandwidth.
  4. Check to make sure WMM is enabled.

What does blue light on Belkin router mean?

solid blue: The Router is connected to the Internet. blinking amber: The Router can’t detect the modem. Either the modem is off, is not plugged into the Router, or is unresponsive.