First, some information:
I have a Inteno modem where the wifi is turned off, and i have used my Asus RT-N66U for the wireless connection (in AP mode). I have configured it to use the best channel number, but wouldnt be a problem anyway i think as i only have 2 close nabours.
Its been working fine for a long time. But the last year it has started to loose internet connection. It started to happend once in a while, not very often.
Last months it has happend more. The firmware was updated last week, but i did not factory reset after that.
Today i woke up to a message on my phone saying IP configuration fault (Android phone). This has never occured before. My girlfriend also had lost connection. So i checked on the router and tried to connect to it with a cable but no such luck. I got a long message saying "Settings has been updated.....", i've seen this message around here when searching. But was not able to connect, not even after factory reset.
The weird thing is though, the light for port 1, 2 and 3 is lit (lighted up) even though there is no connection on any port.. I have tried connecting with the cable on every port but no connection.
When connecting to port 1 the light doesnt light up.
I just started it up again, and now only port 2 and 3 lights up with no connections. Number 3 is flashing just like it would when a computer is connected, number 2 stay constant.
2.4 and 5ghz lights flashes occationaly to.
When connecting direct to my modem with cable i have full internet access.
-What have caused this?
-Is it possible to solve?
-How can i get to connect to it? Seems impossible at the time.
Thanks for any help! I would prefere not to buy a new, as i really like this! And it isnt very cheap either..
Hello buddy, if your Asus router is not working then first check your Asus router is properly connected to the modem through Ethernet cable. Make sure connection is not loose otherwise, Asus router will not connect to the internet.
After this, perform these troubleshooting steps -
1.Modify IP address – If your modem IP address and Asus router IP address belong to same class then you can face complex glitches. In such case, modify the IP address of Asus router.
See how to modify Asus router’s IP address -
First of all open Asus router Set up page and then log in admin panel by entering login credentials.
After logging, go to the Advanced section and then tap on LAN.
Now, you will see Asus router’s IP address, just change it. For ex- You can set it as 10.0.0.1.
Save the settings. Now reboot your Asus router and modem.
2.Update Asus router firmware – If you are using the old version of Asus router then update its firmware. If you don’t know how to update Asus router firmware then please contact Asus Technical Support or Asus Router Support.
3.Clone Mac address – If your Asus router is not working properly then it might be possible that your modem does not recognize Asus router. In other words, your modem is unable to read your Asus router’s physical address. In such circumstances, you have to modify Asus router’s physical address.
4.Reset Asus router – If you have tried above measures and still your Asus router is not working then reset Asus router as last resort. It is very easy to reset Asus router. For this, locate the Reset button and press it for 1 minute. After one minute, release the Reset button and now your Asus router has been reset.
After trying all measures, I hope your Asus router will work properly but if any issue still persists then ask for support through Asus Wireless Router Helpline Number.