July 22 2016
Net gear Wireless-N Routers provide high-speed internet connections with ranges among st 2.4GHz to 5GHz. However, if the router device is not accurately plugged to the power outlet or its firmware and hardware is not functioning properly, the router would not power on. If the router is not working after the power outage, you should try to troubleshoot it in order to detect the causes and maximize the performance of N-Router.
Net gear N-Routers are generally powered by an adapter, thus you can easily tackle the issues and fix them. At Net gear support phone number, you can also get the step-by-step troubleshooting instructions from the dedicated professionals. The following guide will also help you to know the easy steps to fix the power outage issue.
Testing the Outlet
If the N-Router LED light is not blinking or flashing, the power adapter may not be plugged into an electrical outlet. So, before running the device, you should check the adapter. If it is not connected to an outlet properly, fix it and then hit the ‘Power’ button. In case you still have the same problem, try to use a distinct outlet.
In most circumstances, a stumbled circuit breaker in the electrical board shuts down the electrical switches in an individual room. In order to check whether the switch is the problem, plug another electronic device to it. If it doesn’t power on, try to use the different outlet.
Many Garnet-Routers use the 12V DC/2.5Aadapters. The device would not power up if the adapter you have is not working. In such a situation, buy a new adapter. Generally, the LED lights start on for almost 10 seconds before power on. However, if they remain flashy, then the problem is related to the firmware or the router.
Resetting the Router
If you are still unable to fix the issue, try to reset your N-Router to the factory setting in order to restore the router to its original state. The factory reset feature is specially designed to fix hardware issues that are encountered with the normal operation of the device.
Before resetting it, push the ‘power’ button to check it is on. In case it doesn’t. Push and hold the ‘Reset’ button to restore the router to the default factory settings. Once resetting, push the ‘Power’ button to start it.
Additional Tips & Tactics
However, if the Wireless N-Router is still not powering on, your router firmware is most probably damaged. If the power LED light flashes slowly and constantly, you should update the firmware. If the LED lights are flashing and the router is still not working, contact the Net gear wireless router customer service for advanced troubleshooting and the best possible solution to fix the problem.