How Do I Enable WPS Button On Spectrum Router?

A router is a hub to which multiple devices are connected and avail the internet service. This device ensures the transfer of data packets to and from the internet and devices. A router is a device that stands as a gateway between office and home networks.

Spectrum is a popular provider of router devices in the USA. It sells a wide range of routers to its customer base. However, these routers are different in terms of compatibility, capability, and specifications. One amazing functionality of the Spectrum router is the WPS button. If you wish to know what the meaning of this button is and how it works, then read the article below. 

What is the meaning of the WPS Button on Spectrum Router?

Wi-Fi-protected setup makes it easier to connect to the devices that need Wi-Fi access. This offers a secure connection and minimizes the chances of unauthorized access. WPS function uses WPA2 security protocols and they are protected by a password. You can also use the WPS button to connect wireless repeaters and range extenders. This function is supported by OS on smartphones, tablets, and laptops. 

How to enable the WPS button on your Spectrum router?

To enable the WPS button on your Spectrum router, you need to first know where it is located. After finding the button, you should activate this function. Below are the steps that you need to follow to enable the WPS function on your router. 

  • Press the WPS button on your router and hold it on the side of your router for the next 3 seconds.

  • Release this button after a few seconds. 

  • If you see a light on your WPS button, then it will start blinking. The light will continue to blink until the connection is established. 

  • After that, go to the Wi-Fi settings of your device and then search for the network.

  • Then, a connection will be formed if you select the network and WPS is enabled on both devices. 

  • Now, enter the password.

How does the Spectrum WPS button work?

You need to first ensure that the device you are using supports WPS functionality to connect to the internet. Press the WPS button on your router and then a light will start blinking, which indicates that it is ready to connect to another device. Just go to the network settings of your device that has WPS functionality and then go to the option of Connect with WPS. Now, your device will start looking for available networks and try to form a connection. 

FAQs of WPS Button on Spectrum Router

Q: What is the WPS button on the Spectrum router?
Ans: To know all about the WPS button on Spectrum router, read the article above. 

Q: Is the WPS and reset button the same or not? 
Ans: No, the WPS button is different from the reset button on your router.

Q: What to do in case my router doesn't have a WPS button? 
Ans: If your router does not have a WPS button, then you need to follow the standard connection method to connect to the internet.