ISSUE: ROUTER NOT WORKING AFTER POWER OUTAGE

A power outage can cause your router to stop working, and your Wi-Fi network might also go down. In such cases, you need to reboot your router. You are advised not to reset the router because all the settings will be erased and you have to reconfigure it. The detailed steps to reboot your are router are given on this page to solve the issue router not working after power outage.

Step 1 - Unplug the modem’s power cable

  • Step 1:Remove the power cable from the rear panel of your modem.
  • Step 2:Disconnect the modem’s power cable from the power source.

Step 2 - Disconnect the router’s power cable

  • Step 1:Remove the power cable from the rear port of your router.
  • Step 2:Unplug the router’s power cable from the electrical outlet.

Step 3 - Remove the router and modem connection

Step 4 - Reconnecting the router and modem

  • Step 1:Take the Ethernet cable and plug its one end into the WAN port of the modem.
  • Step 2:Connect the Ethernet cable’s other end to the LAN port of the router while fix the issue of router not working after power outage.

Step 5 - Turn on the modem

  • Step 1:Reconnect the modem’s power cable to the power source.
  • Step 2:Check if the modem’s Power LED glows. This indicates that the modem is powered up.
  • Step 3:Note: If the modem does not start automatically, press the Power button (only a few modems have the Power button/switch).

Step 6 - Power up the router

  • Step 1:Plug the router’s power cable again into the electrical outlet.
  • Step 2:Wait until the Power LED turns on. If it does not, locate the Power button on the front panel and press it.

Step 7 - Internet connection

  • Step 1:Check if you can access the Internet from your device and the issue router not working after power outage is solved.