The Complete Guide To Troubleshooting Linksys Velop Setup Issues
Getting the velop’s misworking suddenly due to several technical glitches or issues in the entire network? There can be many causes behind the interrupted working of velop that can be common or complex. But, don’t worry as we will explore some issues and solutions for them that your velop may have. So, check out this blog and use the information mentioned here to fix your velop’s working.
Interrupted Power Supply
The first and foremost reason can be the interrupted power supply to the velop from a damaged power socket. If the current power outlet is broken internally, it will provide intermittent supply and the velop will keep turning on and off. As a result, the velop will transfer unstable internet signals to the connected devices. So, make sure the socket you are using is in well-working condition, if it is not, then use another socket.
Another reason behind velop’s misbehaving is a weak or no connection between the velop and its nodes. Although there is a wired connection between the velop and nodes, that is supposed to be reliable always. However, if the ethernet cable is broken at any point, there will be velop nodes not connecting cases for sure. So, check the ethernet cable and it must be damage-free, if it is not, then replace it with another wire.
Maximum Distance And Interruptions
If the ethernet wire is working, but there is still a Linksys node not connecting, then there can be other reasons. Most probably there will be too much distance between the modem, velop, its nodes, and your networked devices. Although you can place the nodes at the corner of your place, to cover the WiFi dead spots. However, there must not be a maximum gap between the main node and the existing modem.
Apart from that, your house’s electrical appliances, metallic objects, thick walls, and furniture things can cause connectivity errors too. Which can force you to face a velop devices not connected to closest node issue continuously. The above-mentioned things can interrupt the signals and lead the velop to give intermittent connection. So, to overcome this, relocate your velop and place it in an appliances-free area.
Outdated Advanced Settings
If you are still struggling with your velop’s working, then try to check its advanced settings from the web interference. If you have not changed those settings for a long time, you’ll get a velop nodes not connecting issue. So, go to the velop’s web portal and access the management window there. Then check the points that you must change as you desire:
After accessing these options, check if your velop is running on dedicated frequency bands or not. Moreover, try choosing the less-traffic bandwidth channels on the network that can enhance its sluggish performance. Lastly, select advanced and more powerful security encryption which is WPA3.
Unauthorized Access On Network
Obviously, the network’s default admin password is case-sensitive and also easy to guess for external users. That’s why, there will be more users on the network making the linksys node not connecting to the device. Due to this, there will also be a need to change this and create another strong password for network safety. To change this, visit the web interference again and set a new password which must include numeric, and special characters. Here, the pro tip is to change the password on a periodic basis to keep the network secure.
Reboot The Velop Frequently
Using the velop continuously for a long period of time means making it work poorly with slow internet signals. So, we recommend power cycling the velop often or when it is not in use to give it some rest. In doing so, you succeed in getting your velop’s working fixed and prevent an error like Linksys node not connecting. So, after using the velop consistently, unplug it and keep it aside for some time before plugging it in again. Then, check if the error is now resolved or not, if that is still occurring, then try another solution.
Older Firmware Of Velop
You might not be aware of this, outdated firmware can cause not only connectivity issues but also several others. Linksys manufacturer website offers the latest firmware versions with better advancement that helps the devices to work flawlessly. To check your velop’s firmware update, go to the web interference and click on the Firmware Update option under Administration.
Then, execute the updating process from the same page after downloading the latest file on your networked PC. Be sure that the file you chose is official and not corrupted and keep the PC ON during the process. On the contrary, you can select the auto-update option on the Linksys WiFi app for automatic firmware updating process. Finally, the velop devices not connected to closest node issue will resolve in this way.
Devices Are Not Compatible
If the connectivity errors still keep occurring, then the actual fault can be in your devices rather than the velop. It might be possible that your networked devices are not compatible with the velop or have malware files on them. So, apart from performing troubleshooting tips with your velop, verify your device’s settings and working.
Try to remove malware and corrupted files from that device that can stop it from making a stable connection. Then, open the web browser and clear the cookies, and caches from there. In the end, check for the browser’s latest version and update that if there is any available.
Faults In Configured Settings
The last reason for the velop’s wrong working can be the faults or mistakes in its previously configured settings. This is why those troubleshooting tips fail to resolve errors from the velop. At this point, you need to reset those installed settings using the reset process of velop. Use any method from these approaches:
Reset From Web Interference
For this process, you will be required to access the web interference to choose the Factory Default option. As you click on that option, the velop will start resetting its configured changes or settings and will complete shortly. But, before resetting it, try to collect the necessary and further required details as these will be discarded after resetting.
Push Reset Button
If you fail to access the web interference or want to perform an easy reset process, then choose this one. Push the dedicated reset button from the velop’s bottom panel and hold it for a few seconds. Wait to get a blinking LED on the panel and wait again to see a stable light there. This will denote that the process is complete and you can do setup from scratch. At the last, set up the velop again choosing any method and with its default details.
Now, confirm that you are successful in resolving all those connectivity errors from your Linksys velop using these points. But, if you are still looking for help with those or other issues, then contact our technicians. They will be there for you in a short period of time with the most relevant resolving tips for your device.