Is your Asus router setup not turning on or causing any problem with the network? Don’t worry, we are going to provide common steps to fix ‘Asus wireless router’ not working problem.
- On-off your device: Disconnect your router from the power socket and wait for 30 seconds. Plug the router back to the supply and restart it. If there is a modem with the network, then execute the same method on it.
- Check cables: Check all the cables and make sure that these cables are connected properly or firmly. Remove all cables once and try connecting them again.
- Overheating: Problem like emission of heat or overheating of the device may lead to ‘Asus router not turning on’ problem. To solve this problem, let the router cools down.
- Connect the PC to the router and update Wi-Fi driver: The steps for updating the drivers are given here as under:
- Open device manager and click on ‘My computer’.
- Go to ‘Properties’.
- Tap ‘Device manager’.
- Update your network driver.
If the drivers recently installed are not working, then uninstall the driver and reinstall them again. Now, try connecting the Wi-Fi to the router and check if the problem has been resolved or not.
- Reset Asus router: To reset the Asus routers, there is a small reset button given at the back of hardware which can be pressed either with the sharp tip pen or pencil. Press it for 10 seconds and release thereafter. This will reset the router. Launch a web browser on your computer and enter the IP address of Asus router.
You will be prompted to enter the login details like Username and password.
Go to ‘Restore and save the upload settings’.
In this manner, your router will reset. It’s the time to set up the router again.
- Setup wireless router: Unplug the modem from the Ethernet cable and connect the same cable to the router port.
- Connect another Ethernet cable to anyone LAN port out of given 4 ports on Asus router.
- Connect another end of the 2nd cable to the computer.
- Turn on the router and wait till it gets refreshed.
- Open a web browser and key in the URL of your router. It is 192.168.1.1
- Hit enter.
- You will be prompted to enter the username and password. Enter admin in the username and password in the password field.
- Ensure that all the devices like router and modem are connected when establishing a connection.
- Tap ‘Next’.
- Go to option which says, ‘Set everything automatically’.
- Click ‘Ok’.
- Now, you will be taken to the router settings page. Enter the username and password again to authenticate yourself. This is not the router credentials but the internet service provider one. If the default login details don’t work, you can contact the internet service provider.
- Click on ‘Want and scroll down to account setting’.
- Change the WAN connection type to ‘PPPoE’.
- Click to apply changes.
- Try opening any webpage and check if the problem has been resolved or not.