Linksys Node Not Connecting? Let’s Get It Fixed!
Linksys Velop is one of the excellent WiFi mesh systems! Many users across the globe are opting to do Linksys Velop setup. But, while setting up the Velop, 9 out of 10 users are reporting that the Linksys node not connecting. If you are also facing the same issue and want to troubleshoot it as soon as possible, then consider applying the fixes provided in this blog post.
Here, we have discussed various fixes following which troubleshooting the issue will be a walk in the park for you. With no more delay, let’s get the ball rolling!
Fixed: Linksys Node Not Connecting
Fix 1: Check the Placement
If the node is placed away from the reach of your Linksys Velop, the chances of getting the issue will be high. So, for fixing the issue, you just have to place your Velop and the node closer to each other.
While placing the Velop and node closer, make sure none of them is placed inside your cabinet/ show window or beneath your table. Doing so will help you establish a good connection between them.
Pro Tip: To get success with placing your Velop and the node closer to each other, consider using a working extension cord.
Fix 2: Verify the Connection
If you have connected your Velop and the node using an Ethernet cable, make sure that the cable you have is in working condition. In the event, you find that your cable is faulty or consists of other damages, kindly replace it.
Ensuring the use of a working Ethernet cable, insert it into the correct ports of the Velop and node firmly and verify that the connection isn’t loose.
On the off chance, you don’t want to make an Ethernet connection between them, then opt for a wireless source. Just press the WPS button on your node and then on the Velop. Wait for a couple of minutes and the node will be connected shortly.
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Fix 3: Power Cycle Linksys Velop
Sometimes, due to a technical glitches, the Velop may have issues while connecting. Hence, to eliminate the issue, you can power cycle or restart your Velop and the node.
To begin with the process, just:
- Disconnect Velop and the node
- Unplug them
- Wait for a short span of time
- A few moments later, plug in your devices (Velop and node)
- Reconnect them using an Ethernet cable or using the WPS method
Now, the issue you are currently facing should have gone away! If not, then resetting would be one of the best options to consider.
How to Reset Linksys Velop?
- While the resetting process is going on, do not have access to the Linksys Velop’s WiFi.
- Also, you have to disconnect your Velop and the node.
- Then, you need to press and hold the reset button on your Velop.
- Wait for some time and the Velop will be reset.
Now, try to connect the node and the Velop again! To see if the connection between them is successful, access the Linksys Velop login page.
Fix 4: Check the Power Supply
You may be forced to experience the issue if your Linksys Velop and the node are not receiving sufficient power. So, to say goodbye to the issue, ensure to provide stable yet fluctuation-free power to them.
On the other hand, you must have a quick nudge at the wall sockets in which your devices (Velop and node) are plugged. Their sockets must not be fluctuated or damaged.
The Last Words
These were some fixes you can apply to troubleshoot “Linksys node not connecting” issue. On the off chance, you are unable to do away with the problem even after applying all the fixes listed here, reach out to our team now for a relevant solution.