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Overview of the Linksys EA9300 indicator lights’ behavior

Enjoy lightning-fast Wi-Fi on all your devices with the Linksys EA9300 Max-Stream AC4000 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Router.  With this, you can make your home office faster and more productive with four Gigabit ethernet ports and MU-MIMO technology.  Now you can videoconference and share files without interruption, even when the rest of your family is gaming and streaming HD video.  This article will show you the indicator lights’ behavior of the Linksys EA9300.
 
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Indicator LightColorActivityDescription
Power
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WhiteOFFPower OFF
Blinking (0.7 Hz)Booting / system self-test / firmware upgrade
SolidPower ON / device is ready
Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS)
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NoneOFFNo WPS setup activity
Dual-Color White / OrangeWhite
Blinking 0.5 Hz (1 sec ON, 1 sec OFF)
WPS in progress (up to 2 minutes)
Orange
Blinking 0.5 Hz (1 sec ON, 1 sec OFF)
WPS setup error / session overlap: State persists for 1 minute then goes OFF
White
Solid
WPS setup is successful, state persists for 5 seconds
 
Internet connection error
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OrangeOFFPhysical link is up at internet port
Blinking (1 Hz) (0.5 sec ON, then 0.5 sec OFF)Alternate between this light and the Internet connection error light to indicate error found during system self-test (e.g. hardware/memory error)
SolidInternet connection error
Physical link error at Internet (WAN) port
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OrangeOFFDevice works normally
Blinking (1 Hz)
(0.5 sec ON, then 0.5 sec OFF)
WAN Port does not have physical connection up (link down)
 
SolidWAN Port does not have physical connection up (link down)
 
USB ports
 
GreenOFFNo USB connection/USB drive unmounted
ON solidUSB connected/mounted
BlinkingUSB is actively reading/writing
Ethernet
(LAN ports)
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Two Lights:
Green (link) / Yellow (activity)
OFFNo physical link at LAN port
Green (Solid)Device is connected and link is up
Yellow (Blinking)Data is transmitting through LAN port
 
Internet
(WAN port)
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Two Lights:
Green (link) / Yellow (activity)
OFFNo physical link at WAN port
Green (Solid)Physical link is up at internet port
 
Yellow (Blinking)Data is transmitting through internet port

The following lights will not be affected if you disable Activity Lights in the router's web-based setup page:
  • Illuminated Linksys logo (Power)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) light
  • Internet connection error
  • Physical link error at Internet (WAN) port
  • USB lights

Related Article:

Getting to know Linksys EA9300 Max-Stream AC4000 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Router (VIDEO)

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