Why is my Belkin router blinking orange problem –
When you get Belkin router blinking orange light problem, there can be several reasons behind this problem.
Today, in this article I will point out the way to fix the Belkin router flashing orange or blinking yellow light problem.
If you are also experiencing the same problem with your Belkin wireless router.
I will suggest you read this post until the end and follow the steps to fix the issue.
- Connection Problem
- Router setup problem.
- Internet Connection Problem
- Firmware Update Problem.
How To Fix Belkin router flashing orange light problem-
Now we know the reason behind Belkin router is blinking orange.
So it’s a time to troubleshoot the problem.
But before fixing the problem, you should try to power cycle the devices once and wait for a second.
- Power off your internet modem, wait for 10 seconds and plug power if back on.
- Now unplug the power cable from the Belkin router and wait for 10 seconds, now plug it back in.
- After turning on your modem and router, you need to wait for 1 minute.
let’s see if you can get blue light or yellow light on your Belkin router.
1. Check Physical Connection-
Did you check the cable connection between a Belkin router and internet modem?
Because, if your router is not connected to the modem properly.
that’s you might get the flashing orange or yellow internet light on your wireless router.
also few times, you might get blinking orange light due to a faulty ethernet cable.
So I will ask you to replace the ethernet cable, and reboot the wireless router.
Now check which color of light, you can see on your Belkin router?
If you can see the blue light on your router, that’s great.. you are good to go.
but sadly, if you are still getting blinking orange light on your Belkin router.
Do not worry; we are still here with other steps to fix the router.
2. Update the firmware-
if you are using old firmware on your wireless router.
It may not allow you to access the internet and give you blinking orange internet light in revert.
That’s why having updated firmware is very important. So you should check for the router firmware update.
if you will find any update. I will suggest you, update it instantly.
3. Clone the mac address-
When your modem is not able to identify the device, it will stop serving the internet.
as a result, you will have a blinking orange light on your Belkin wireless router.
To do the mac cloning you need to follow the steps given below.
- Connect your laptop to the router via ethernet cable.
- Now open the Belkin router setup page.
- Go to mac cloning.
- Click on clone my mac address.
- Finally, you need to click on apply changes.
Now your router will save the settings and restart itself for once.
Once your router will be power up, you will get solid green or blue light on it.
4. IP Conflict Issue-
did you check the ip address of your router and modem?
make sure they both do not belong to the same class.
in any case, if they do?
you have to change the ip address of your router and choose the ip address, which belongs to some other class.
also, do not forget to change the subnet mask as well.
5. Factory Restore the wireless router-
After performing the above steps, if your Belkin router is still blinking orange.
I will suggest you, factory restore the wireless router.
So you need to press the hold the reset button on your Belkin router for one minute and then release it.
one you will release the button, you need to restart the router and setup Belkin Wireless Router again.
Now I hope your router will start working If still, your Belkin router is not working.
then your router is the hardware failure,
in that case, you have to replace your wireless router.
Thank you for reading this post.