All rights reserved. I just spent $250 for this extender and 2 weeks is unacceptable. To access. Using the My Fios app select Internet from the dashboard. A few minutes later I had all solid blues. Give the router some time to connect to the Internet and wait until the Internet light becomes steady white. Pressing and holding the red reset button located on the back of the Fios Router will restore the router to the factory default settings shown on the label located on the side of your router. Try searching, Verizon Fios Community Terms of Service and User Guidelines. To access, select Begin Speed Test. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Wi-Fi name/password or Admin name/password can be found on the rear label of your Fios Router. The WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) light indicates that you can easily and securely connect a wireless, web-enabled device to your modem. Verizon is now offering an advanced parental control solution that offers more robust security features to protect your devices in your home or business. Press the red button on the back for about 15 secs. Also, some devices, like TV's and laptops, may not support the latest Wi-Fi technology used by an advanced router, and may need to be disabled. Entered my family's cell numbers and clicked save again (i think). Your Fios Router comes with a WPS button that allows for a connection to your Wi-Fi network without manually entering a password. I push the WPS button and it stays green for about 20 seconds, then it turns red. choose the WiFi connection and it will find the network and assign an IP address. Pressing and holding the red reset button located on the back of the Fios Router will restore the router to the factory default settings shown on the label located on the side of your router. Any help or advice you can offer will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance for any and all help. Enter the Wi-Fi password or Wi-FI password (WPA2 key). Frustrating to call Verizon because most of the time without the NE my calls constantly drop off line. I'm trying to connect a Dell B1160w printer to a FIOS wouter. Thank You for your prompt, courteous reply! whatever). WPS Light. After you reset your factory defaults, your home network won't be accessible until you reconfigure your gateway and update all your network devices to use the same customized ESSID and network encryption key (WPA2). Also, in the modem Wi-Fi settings, you can verify the WPS is turned off. If your wireless device supports WPS, follow your device manufacturer user’s guide to set up and connect to your network. later turn off by itself. follow the screens until complete. For your protection, your router is preset at the factory to use WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access) encryption for your wireless network. I have had a few times in the last couple months where my NE would be solid blue except for the slow flashing red SYS light. My WPS light has been blinking red all night. Try factory resetting the gateway. Yes, it is supported by default and can be managed within the My Fios app, My Verizon, or locally on the router. Use the pointed end of a paperclip to press and hold the reset button for 15 seconds. Still need help? If the light is red, there is a problem with your WPS connection. Please verify/update to the latest Wi-Fi drivers. BOOM! I then go to the router admin on the web and press the WEP button. Note: Verizon recommends that you establish a strong, unique password for your Wi-Fi. Is there a 'help' file for that ? Hooked it back up and got that blinking red sys light again that wouldnt go away. I did a reset of the modem and the light continues flashing. Forgive my naivety, but I've never "logged into my modem". When the light is green, pressing it lets you connect your WPS device to the modem without using the modem’s passkey or SSID. Verizon recommends that you establish a strong, unique password for your router. Had to select "Save Changes", then click on "manage access". It would be nice to know how/why things happen this way -- my SYS light had been flashing red for 24 hours before I tried this workaround to restore access. This is the strongest setting for most users and provides maximum security but may prevent older devices from connecting. and let the gateway fully reboot. Hope it helps. The WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) light indicates that you can easily and securely connect a wireless, web-enabled device to your modem. Plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into the Ethernet port of your network device. Sign into My Verizon to manage your settings. If there's a problem connecting to the Verizon VPN, maybe verizon needs to renew a security certificate or something like that? Last, it is normal fo the modem to blink green when Wi-Fi is in use. Then you should be all set to go. Might take longer than a normal reboot since it's got to re-download the firmware. ©2020 AT&T Intellectual Property. http://downloads.dell.com/manuals/all-products/esuprt_printers_main/esuprt_printers/dell-b1160w_user... Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Hi there, I'm a VZW customer w/ the NE as well. Add me to the list. That should get rid of the blinking WPS. If you need additional assistance, let us know! Let us know if you run into any issues. We recommend logging into the modem to verify all security settings are enabled. Terrible tech support, kept wanting us to pay $100.00 for another one. Verizon has an issue, and I think they know it...... OK here's what worked for me. Press and hold the Unified button on the front of the router for 10 seconds. I changed off of Manage Access to Open Access, saved the changes, and then changed back to Manage Access and saved changes again. Depending on the router you have for service you can review this article to guide you on how to disable it. My router wps button is red and only device is not working, it is smartv is asking to turn on wifi on and and push on turn blinking green and then turns on red. Within 10 minutes I was back to all blue lights and calling #48 gave me the "network extender coverage" automated message. Sign into My Verizon to set up your Guest Wi-fi. Re: Network Extender Blinking Red SYS Light, http://support.verizonwireless.com/clc/devices/knowledge_base.html?id=51085. When I clicked "open access", the save settings button changed from gray to red and I clicked on it. They said to wait an hour which I did and then recycled power again but no change except now my GPS light is steady red too. If the light is red, there is a problem with your WPS connection. And, I'm also desirous to create mine own password. and let the gateway fully reboot. Do you know how to fix it to make it work or need to call to replace he modem? All rights reserved. So I tried a power cycle and called Verizon. Any ideas? Ask a question! I have reset twice. Unable to find your answer here? I wait the two minutes and then I get the following. So I googled "network extender blinking" which led me to this forum. Found my way back to this forum and followed the directions about the access settings. When I clicked "open access", the save settings button changed from gray to red and I clicked on it. That is not good to read. LTE Internet (Installed) Turn On / Off Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) - LTE Internet (Installed) Turn On / Off Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) - LTE Internet (Installed) Connect with us on Messenger . Have tried the "manage access" ... no results, Have unplugged and restarted at least 10 times ... no results, Have checked with ISP and no upgrades done or needed ... dead end. I log into the router control panel and go to Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), made sure that WPS was enabled, I then go to the printer and pressed the WPS button which is blinking which indicates that it is trying to connect to the network. Josh I agree wholeheartedly with you. 1st off I know the WPS button on the router does not work. Just annoying verizon, it'd be nice to at least have an acknowledgement or something. When the light is green, pressing it lets you connect your WPS device to the modem without using the modem’s passkey or SSID. All my wireles devices are connected but the light is driving me crazy! I set it up and got the blinking red's. Yes, Wi-Fi divers should always be updated for optimal Wi-Fi performance. Do you know how to fix it to make it work or need to call to replace he modem? Go to the printer and do the manual setup. That should get rid of the blinking WPS. Go to the Wi-Fi preferences screen on your Android. Tried this 3 times ... just to be sure ... didn't work for me. New to the AT&T Community? The default password/key is also shown on the label. Normally resetting the modem defaults the modem to the original security settings so another reset may resolve this.