Getting Netgear Router Internet Light Amber Issue?

“I purchased a Netgear Nighthawk router yesterday! It’s RAX50! After plugging in the router, I got amber light on its internet LED. Is there anything serious to worry about? I mean, will the “Netgear router internet light amber” issue be fixed or not?”

This is the most asked query that is raised by every Netgear Nighthawk router user. So, as you are on this post, you might have the same query, right? If you nod in yes, then without much delay, scroll down a little to grab fixes for the issue.

But, before getting started, we would like to say something! Users! There is nothing serious and there is nothing to get worried about. This type of issue can be fixed quickly.

So, without worrying, please apply the below-mentioned fixes.

Improper Netgear Nighthawk Setup

This is one of the most important reasons behind the issue. You might have performed the Netgear Nighthawk setup process, but it is not important that you have performed the configuration process of your device completely and properly.

So, just ensure that you have configured your Netgear Nighthawk router in a proper way.

What? Aren’t you sure about the same? No worries! If you are not sure whether you have performed the Netgear Nighthawk setup process in a proper way or not, then resetting can help.

Don’t worry! You have just purchased it. Thankfully, it has been a while only. So, you can reset it easily. Look, I am speaking from personal experience and that is why I am suggesting you the same. I don’t want you to bump with any major issue, simple.

Resetting Netgear Router

Here’s how to reset Netgear router:

Step 1: First of all, you have to disconnect all the devices that have gained access to the router’s WiFi.

Step 2: You have to disconnect your Nighthawk router and existing modem (in case they are physically connected to each other).

Step 3: Then, you have to locate the reset hole on your device i.e. RAX50.

Step 4: Soon after finding it, press it using any thin and pointed object.

Step 5: Hold the router’s reset hole for several minutes and then release it.

Fab! Now, all the LEDs on your Netgear Nighthawk router will start blinking.

Your Nighthawk router resets successfully! Blinking LEDs indicates so!

Now, it’s time to execute the Netgear Nighthawk setup process!

Setting Up Nighthawk Router

Step 1: Right off the bat, make sure that your Nighthawk router is plugged in. I hope it is? Apart from this, the router must receive a steady power supply from its respective wall outlet. Is it receiving?

Step 2: Connect the router and your existing modem via Ethernet cable.

Step 3: Get access to the router’s WiFi and after that, launch a web browser of your choice on PC, laptop, or iPad.

Step 4: Enter in the address bar field to get redirected to Nighthawk router login window.

Step 5: Fill in the default router login details into the required fields.

Step 6: Click Log In to get redirected to Netgear Genie setup window.

Step 7: Reaching here, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the configuration process in minutes.

Contact Your Service Provider

Even after setting up your Nighthawk router, you are still getting the same issue, then chances are that the issue can be from your service provider end. In that case, you can contact him to clear some points from him first.

Like are you still on an active data plan. I mean, does your internet plan needs to be updated or not?

Is your data plan still valid? Means, are there any internet bills pending? If so, clear all of them right away.

You can also ask your service provider to give the device provided by him a fresh start.

Power Cycle Your RAX50

Well, to fix “Netgear router internet light amber” issue, you can also give your RAX50 device a fresh start by simply unplugging it, waiting for a few minutes, and then plugging it back in again.

We give you our words that by applying the fixes provided in this post will surely help you to cope up with the issue. Once the issue gets fixed, we suggest you download the Netgear Nighthawk app.

In a Nutshell

Nighthawk app for pc is also available. With the help of this app, you can control your router’s WiFi and manage its settings from anywhere. So, no unknown person can access your WiFi without your permission. And, if no one (anonymous person) is connected to your WiFi, the “Netgear router internet light amber” issue will automatically get fixed.
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