In the technological era, everyone seeks a high speed internet connection. Hence most people rely on the best brands when they invest in WiFi devices. TP-Link Archer AX11000 WiFi router is one such router that helps you get the ultimate WiFi speed. However, recently a user reported about an issue with his TP Link router. It seems that the router is not connecting to the internet. This blog post is penned down specifically to cover the solutions that will help you fix the problem and get the desired internet from your router.
Before you try any troubleshooting steps, see if there are internet outages in your area. You can contact your Internet Service provider to confirm about the same. If the internet service is all good then give a shot at the fixes highlighted ahead.
The router not getting internet implies it is not well connected to the modem or DSL gateway. TP-Link Archer AX11000 gets connected to the DSL gateway or modem with the help of a LAN cable or a wireless mode. If you’ve connected the two devices using a LAN cable then a damaged cable can be responsible for no internet issue.
Replace the cable and check if the one that you’re using is not in good condition. Inserting the cable into the right ports is essential. Plus the ports should be in good condition as well. Simply put, the LAN cable must be able to make a firm connection between the router and modem.
The router if connected to the modem wirelessly must be placed in its network range. It should get WiFi signals properly. So, check the distance separating the two devices. There can be obstacles in between that block the signals. If you’ve placed the router in a way that there are walls, networking devices or other signal-blocking objects in between then shift the router now.
Move it closer to the modem and try having a direct line of sight between them. Keep interference causing networking devices or home appliances away from your router so that it gets proper signals from the modem.
In case the TP-Link Archer AX11000 router or modem is not receiving a proper power supply then also you’ll have issues with internet signals. It is recommended to plug in the router or modem into alternative wall outlets. Sometimes, a damage in the socket is not visible to the naked eye. So, using alternative sockets is suggested.
Apart from this, you are advised to check the power cables of both devices. Firstly, see to it that the cable isn’t broken. Secondly, it shouldn’t be loose.
Mend the power connection to both devices and see if TP-Link Archer AX11000 connects to the internet or not.
Check for firmware updates for your internet modem. If you haven’t upgraded your modem for a long time and it is running on an outdated version then also you will have issues connecting your router to the internet.
Log in to your modem now and see if there’s an update pending. Get the modem updated right away and then connect it to the TP Link router.
Try the versatile fix that helps resolve many issues. Power cycling eliminates technical glitches from the devices. Try the same process to get rid of the issue that you’re struggling with right now.
Power off the TP Link router and the modem for some time. Remove their power cables also. Take out the LAN cable connecting the devices. Wait for some time and let the devices recover their settings. Link the devices using the LAN cable. Power on the modem first and then power on the router. Once the devices are booted up, check if you get internet signals from your router or not.
The fixes discussed in this post should help you in getting rid of internet related issue with the TP-LINK Archer AX11000. Under any circumstances, if you are stuck with the problem even after applying the fixes, then give your router a new start by resetting it to the default settings.
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