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Connect Orbi RBR50 to Xfinity Modem A Complete Guide

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I purchased an Xfinity modem and want to connect with my Orbi RBR50 router, but couldn’t. Though I have completed the Orbi RBR50 setup process, still having issues making a connection with other device (s). Can you please help me connecting the devices?”

Yes, of course we will! In this post, you will get complete instructions to connect your Orbi RBR50 router and the Xfinity modem in blink of an eye. Thus, without much delay, let’s start started with the process of connecting the devices.

There are two ways through which a connection can be made between your Orbi RBR50 router and internet modem.

  • First is using the wired method
  • Second is using the WPS method

We are going to discuss the process of connecting both devices using both methods one-by-one. Stick to reading!

How to Connect Orbi RBR50 Router to Xfinity Modem using Wired Source?

The instructions that will help you connecting your devices using the wired source are outlined underneath:

Step 1: First things first, place your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem closer.

Step 2: Then, you have to grab an Ethernet cable.

Step 3: Once you have the cable handy, go ahead and connect your devices. How? By inserting the ends of the cable in the Ethernet/ internet port of your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem.

That’s all! In this manner, you can make a wired connection between your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem. To check if the Ethernet/ wired connection between then is successful or not, try accessing the Orbi admin login page.

How to Connect Orbi RBR50 Router to Xfinity Modem using WPS Source?

This is known as one of the easiest methods to make a connection between your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem. For instructions, kindly scroll down a little!

Step 1: For making a wireless connection between your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem, you must ensure to maintain a safe distance between them.

Step 2: After placing the devices at a safe distance (closer), look for the WPS button on your Orbi RBR50 router. Once you find it, press it gently.

Step 3: Now, look for the WPS button on your Xfinity modem and once you find it, press it.

Kudos! The devices are successfully connected using the WPS method (wireless source).

Unable to Connect Orbi RBR50 Router and Xfinity Modem?

If you are unable to make a connection between your devices, then here are some of the topmost hacks that you can apply. Keep reading!

Fix 1: Make sure that your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem both are receiving a steady power supply. Also, the wall socket to which you have plugged in your devices sis well-working.

Fix 2: If you have used an Ethernet source for connecting your devices, then the cable you have must be well-working. Additional, it (the cable) must be inserted tightly in the correct ports of your devices.

Fix 3: On the off chance, you have opted for wireless source for connecting your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem, then make sure that both the devices are WPS-capable. And, if they are, then be certain that you have properly pressed the WPS button on them.

Fix 4: Be sure that your  Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem and not placed on a dirty, congested, and lower surface.

Still No Luck? Consider Restarting the Devices!

Even after applying the fixes highlighted above, you are still having issues connecting your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem, then it could be due to technical issues. And, to prevent such technical issues, restarting/ power cycling can be one of the most effective remedied.

So, to restart your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem, here are the instructions to be followed and applied.

Step 1: If the Ethernet cable is still connecting your devices, consider disconnecting them.

Step 2: Then, unplug your devices and wait for 5-10 minutes.

Step 3: Now, turn on your Orbi RBR50 router first.

Step 4: Wait for 2 minutes.

Step 5: Turn on your Xfinity modem.

Step 4: Reconnect them (your devices) using the wired source. If you don’t want to put wired source in use, connect them in a wireless manner.

We hope that after restarting your Orbi RBR50 router and Xfinity modem, you are able to make a successful connection between them. Verify it by logging in to your Orbi device using orbilogin.net.

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