What Lights Should Be On My Modem?

Most ATC provided modems have the following lights: Ensure all telephone cable connections are tight and secure and reboot the modem and router (if applicable).

POWER: A solid green light indicates the unit is properly connected to power.

A blinking red light indicates a possible modem failure.

The operational status of your TP-Link DSL modem is indicated by lights (LEDs). TP-Link modems have lights to indicate power, the status and activity of the DSL line, and the status and activity of connections to your computer, whether by ethernet or by wireless.1 Aug 2018

What lights should be on my Xfinity modem?

The main lights you want on the typical Comcast/Xfinity modem would be the “Power” light and the “Online” light. Usually flashing would indicate that the option is in use, such as a “Wifi” light blinking may indicate that Wifi is in use. A “Phone” light blinking may indicate that the phone is in use.

What lights should be blinking on my router?

A wireless router’s lights blink even when a Wi-Fi device is not wirelessly connected. This happens because the modem, to which the router is connected, constantly processes data transmissions from the Internet. The router’s lights blink whenever it sends or receives data, including those produced by the ARP.

Is the Internet light on my modem supposed to be blinking?

A red internet light indicates the PPP credentials were inserted into the modem wrong. The Internet light will be green when the modem established an Internet connection with the ISP. Blinking Green. The Internet light will blink green after establishing a connection with the ISP indicating traffic on the Internet.