Orbi not working? Follow these steps to fix it.


An Orbi WiFi System provides a single WiFi network for your entire home. It is a home WiFi system from Netgear. With an Orbi WiFi System, you have one network name and password, and you don’t need to change networks as you move around your home. This system uses tri band mesh technology that provides strong and reliable internet for all your devices. 

We will cover some of the reasons why you are facing the ‘Orbi wifi not connecting’ issue and how to fix it.

So let’s begin.




  • The Network Settings are Not Correct
  • The Connections May Be Interrupted
  • The Power Adapter May Be Malfunctioning

The Network Settings are Not Correct

Maybe your network setting is not correct, so you should check it out first. Also make sure that they match up with the two other devices on your Wi-Fi. And check if you type in the right Wi-Fi name (the SSID) for both the router and the two devices.

WiFi names are sensitive so make sure they’re all well spelled correctly.


The Connections May Be Interrupted

If there are any power outages or any other connectivity issue it could be another reason. If you notice that the WiFi is not working then try to connect it again. If it doesn’t work then reboot your router.


The Power Adapter May Be Malfunctioning

If your power adapter has any kind of issue it could be the third reason. If your router is plugged into the wall for a long time and if there is not enough power then it can be malfunctioning.


Follow the instructions below 


  • Unplugging the ORBI Wi-Fi device from the power supply.
  • Then, plug it back in again.


If the issue is the same, this means your power adapter for your Orbi WiFi has some problem. You should contact customer care for the solution.

  • Ensure if the power light on the router is showing green when connected to an outlet.
  • When charging via ethernet cable ensure it is showing steady blue.
  • It will flash orange for a second and every three seconds during setup and normal operation after being powered up correctly.
  • Unplug router and satellite from their outlets for about thirty seconds before plugging back again. It will reset your internet connection.
  • Press the reset button for 10 sec to factory reset all your orbi devices.


These are the solutions but if none of them works then contact a technical expert.



To connect your computer devices to the internet and data transfer this wireless home network is a common method.

If you are using Orbi WiFi system and you want to access the orbilogin/admin page. 

Then, Open it through www.orbilogin.com or www.orbilogin.net 


There are some common issues that Orbi WiFi users face. If your orbilogin is not working, you can fix those issues easily with some troubleshooting tips. 

Here we will tell you the reasons and solutions 

  • Orbilogin.com won’t open on my default browser
  • Can’t reach to orbi login admin page
  • Orbilogin.net refused to connect
  • Http://orbilogin.com site not found on Windows 7, 8 or 10
  • Won’t access Netgear default IP gateway
  • page not loading on PC
  • err_address_unreachable on www.orbilogin.net
  • http://www.orbilogin.com err_connection_refused on Mac devices
  • err_connection_timed_out orbilogin/admin page
  • www. took too long to connect
  • Unable to access orbi router login portal


Initial Checkup 

Check if your Netgear Orbi WiFi network is properly connected to your devices or not. And the Orbi login setup is done with your desktop/laptop of different OS.

Check the Netgear Orbi WiFi network is properly connected to your devices. An orbi login setup done perfectly with your desktop computer/laptop of different OS (Windows 7, 8, 10 or Mac ) or mobile devices(Android or iOS).

  • First, make sure you are not using loose or broken cables. If you find any loose connected wires, please do replace it. 
  • Placement of Orbi router and satellite
  • It is advisable to place Orbi WiFi slightly above. 
  • Avoiding hardwall or any electromagnetic device (microwave oven)
  • Keep satellites and routers close to each other. 
  • Go for scanning your device for virus or malware. Remove if found. Note: Some malicious files may reject connecting to Orbi local login panel. Giving ‘Orbilogin site not found’ error.
  • Do not allow any unreliable site to send notifications. Do clear cookies from your browser.


Open Command prompt panel

  • Type cmd on search bar
  • cmd prompt opens: type %temp% and press (enter) to delete temp files. 

After checking all of these points, go for a soft reboot.

  • Open your browser and try to access the Orbi login portal by using the default website www.orbilogin.net or www.orbilogin.com panel.
  • If orbilogin didn’t connect to the server. Then you have to troubleshoot and can’t reach orbilogin/setup error. 


A good internet connection is all you need but sometimes people struggle with the bad network. The Orbi Wi-Fi system is a great choice for those people. You don’t need to change the network as you move around the house. Whenever your orbi’s not connecting to the internet, it may stop internet connectivity. 

So let’s see how you can fix this issue

  • Connection
  • Settings
  • cables 
  • power Cycling
  • Firmware
  • Factory Reset 
  • Switches & Adaptors
  • Overheating


Make sure that the modem is connected to the device through the Ethernet cable. After adding the cable 

If the internet doesn’t connect and remains offline the reason might be the service outage. 

you must call the ISP and ask them if there is a network outage.


If the internet connection is good and service is available but the device is not connected with the network that means there’s a setting issue. So you need to reboot your Orbi router to take out the primary power cable.


When you are changing the network setting, check the connection cable as well. Check if the cables are  securely integrated into the devices or not. If the cable is loose then take it out of the port and insert it again into the port.


Power cycling

The users must power cycle the network connection for resolving the internet connection issues.

For this remove all the connection and network devices.

keep them out for twenty to thirty seconds. Once the connections are established again, the internet connectivity will be optimized.


When it’s about the orbi router and internet connectivity issue, check the firmware version first. So you have to manually check for the firmware update. If an update is available, download and install it on your router, hence better connectivity.

Factory Reset

If the internet is still not connecting with the routers then try factory reset.  Make sure that the power LED is switched on, on the router. After this, locate the reset button on the Orbi router for seven seconds.

When the router will be reset the network issue will be resolved.

Switches & Adapters

switches and adapters are essential. So first check the power switch on the Orbi router. Access points must be switched on. As far as the adapters are concerned, users must ensure that the network adapter is set to the enabled state for better connectivity.


First, touch your router, if it’s hot then there’s an overheating issue. And the solution is very easy. you must switch off the router for a few minutes and it will cool down. For future reference, you need to place the router in an area with ample airflow.


These are the steps that you can follow when your Orbi router is not working. You can fix them very easily but In case the issue still persists, just call an Orbi expert they will fix the issue for you!

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