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Understanding the light behavior of the MR7300 series routers

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The Linksys MR7300 series routers are powered by Intelligent Mesh™ technology that adapts to your Wi-Fi needs.  This article gives a detailed description of what each light behavior indicates.

Front Panel


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ColorStatusDescription
BlueBlinking
  • Starting up
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) pairing started
NOTE:  Wait for the router to finish starting up or WPS pairing to complete.
Solid
  • Connected to the internet
  • WPS pairing successful
  • The router is online
PurpleBlinking
  • Setup in progress
  • Follow the instructions on the Linksys app
Solid
  • Ready for setup
  • Open the Linksys app to complete the setup
RedBlinking
  • Disconnected or out of range
  • For a router on child mode:  The router is too far.
  • For a router on parent mode:  The router is unplugged from the modem.
SolidNo internet from the modem
YellowSolidWeak connection (for a router on child mode only)
BlinkingWPS pairing unsuccessful

Back Panel

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LightColorActivityDescription
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

For more information on the MR7300 series routers, click on the links below:

Linksys MR7340 Frequently Asked Questions
Linksys MR7350 Frequently Asked Questions

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