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Light behavior of the Linksys MR8300

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The Linksys MR8300 Mesh WiFi Router, AC2200, MU-MIMO
 can be used as a primary node in a mesh network. 
The single light on top indicates the status of the router, the connection to the internet, and WPS pairing.  The lights on the ports indicate the status of the connection between the router and the devices connected to it.  
 


The table below shows the corresponding activities and descriptions of the lights on the Linksys MR8300.

Top Light
 
Light DescriptionStatus
Blue (blinking) Starting up.  Wait for the router to finish starting up.
PurpleReady for set up.  Open the Linksys app to complete the setup.
Purple (blinking)Set up in progress.  Follow the instructions in the app.
BlueConnected to the internet.  Router is online, everything is good.
RedNo internet.  Not online, check with your internet service provider (ISP) for service interruptions.
Red (blinking)Not plugged in to the modem.  Make sure your router is firmly connected to the modem.
 
WPS Pairing Light DescriptionStatus
Blue (blinking) Pairing started.
BluePairing successful.
Yellow (blinking)Pairing unsuccessful.
 
LAN/WAN Port Lights
 
PortColorActivityStatus
 
 
Ethernet (LAN Port)
Green
(Link)
OffLink is down
Solid OnDevice is connected and link is up
Orange            (Activity)OffNo Tx/RX activities
FlashingData transferring in progress
 
Internet (WAN Port)
Green
(Link)
OffLink is down
Solid OnDevice is connected and link is up
Orange            (Activity)OffNo Tx/RX activities
FlashingData transferring in progress



Related Articles:

Getting to know the Linksys MR8300 Mesh WiFi Router, AC2200, MU-MIMO
Linksys MR8300 Frequently Asked Questions

 

Related Videos:

Setting up the Linksys MR8300 (VIDEO)
Resetting the Linksys MR8300 to factory default settings (VIDEO)
Overview of the Linksys MR8300 Dashboard (VIDEO)
Overview of the Parental Controls landing page in the Linksys app (VIDEO)
Getting to know the Linksys MR8300 Mesh WiFi Router, AC2200, MU MIMO (VIDEO)

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