Orbi Router Not Connecting To Internet? Here's The Fix!

Orbi Router Not Connecting To Internet? Here's The Fix!

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The bottom line: No internet connection? 99 percent of the Internet issues can be solved by rebooting the router. The reset of the device improves the internet speed and eliminates bugs.

Our aim with this tutorial is to provide you the reference to deal with some of the most common Orbi router WiFi issues, including:
  1. WiFi not working
  2. WiFi slowed down
  3. WiFi disappears
  4. Devices won't connect to WiFi
We will cover what to do if your internet is slower than usual, as well as how to fix Netgear Orbi connection issues. So, let's the kick-off.

#1: REBOOT YOUR NETGEAR ORBI ROUTER

If your Orbi router suddenly stops working, before trying anything else, reboot your Orbi WiFi router. Here's the process:
  1. Power off your Orbi router.
  1. Unplug the ethernet/internet cable.
  1. Wait for a few minutes and power it on.
  1. Plug-in the Ethernet cable and wait until the internet LED turns solid green.
In 99 percent cases, the aforementioned-steps fix the issue and bring you back online. If still, something isn't working, you may need to consider the following tips.

#2: CHECK MODEM LIGHTS

There might be an issue with your internet connection instead of your router and modem. To make sure, check the WAN LED on your Orbi and ensure it's blinking. Make sure the WAN LED is not solid or completely off. The DSL lights should be green, and the WiFi indicator LED should be blinking.

#3: CHECK WIRELESS MODE ON YOUR ORBI

It's an exceptional case and happens only if you are using an older desktop or WiFi card. If you are getting internet access on your PC by router via an ethernet cable, chances are there is a wireless connectivity barrier between these two devices. One way to fix that is by changing the WiFi mode.

There are several wireless modes available in the Orbi setup panel. Usually, the wireless mode is set to 8021.11 b/g/n and it works fine for most network devices. Sometimes, old devices like laptops. WiFi cards and smartphones are not compatible with the 802.11 b/g/n bandwidth and result in a communication barrier.

#4: FLUSH DNS

Sometimes, the DNS cache conflict can lead to no internet access error. You can flush DNS to make sure it isn't causing internet issues. Run CMD with admin rights and follow the below-mentioned command:

ipconfig /flushdns

Reset files stored by Windows to access the internet:
1. netsh winsock reset
2. netsh int ip reset

Release your old IP address and set a new IP automatically.
1. ipconfig /release
2. ipconfig /renew

If this doesn’t work, follow the below-mentioned commands:
1. ipconfig/flushdns
2. nbtstat -R
3. nbtstat -RR
4. netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
5. netsh winsock reset

#5: RESET NETGEAR ORBI ROUTER

If the afore-mentioned tips failed to fix no internet connection or slow internet speed, then try to reset your Orbi router. Follow the below-mentioned steps to reset the Orbi WiFi router:
  1. Power on your Orbi router.
  1. Find the reset button on the router and press it with the help of a paper pin clip or pointed object.
  1. Wait for a few minutes, until all the LEDs turn solid green.
  1. That's it! Your Orbi router has reset successfully.
  1. Connect your Orbi to desktop or laptop and run any web browser.
  1. Visit orbilogin net web page to reconfigure your Orbi device.
So, these are some of the basic methods to fix no internet connection. If still, the problem persists, get in touch with our experts.

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