Overview of the status light on the Linksys Cognitive Mesh products

The Linksys Cognitive™ Mesh nodes have one status light that gives you information about its operation.

Before you begin:

 
  • Parent node - The parent node is the node that is connected to your modem or internet source.
  • Child node - The child node is an additional node such as another Linksys Cognitive Mesh product that you can add to extend your WiFi network.

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Light ColorStatusDescription
NoneOFF
  • Router is not powered ON
  • Night mode feature is enabled and the light has been turned OFF from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM
Blue

Blinking

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  • Router is booting up
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) pairing for parent node only
Solid

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  • Node is ready for setup
WhiteBlinking

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  • Setup is in progress
  • Firmware update is in progress
  • Changes to WiFi settings (three pulses)
Solid

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  • Node is set up and online
RedSolid

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  • No internet connection. Check your internet connection.
Blinking

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  • While pressing the reset button (blinking light in a fading effect)
  • Child node is disconnected from the parent node
Orange
Blinking

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  • WPS pairing failed
 

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