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Is Your Nighthawk Router not Connecting to Spectrum Modem?

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What happened? Your Nighthawk router is not connecting to Spectrum modem? If yes, then you must read this article. Here, you will get fixes that will help you connect your smart devices in a flash. But, before applying the fixes, you have to ensure that you have done Netgear Nighthawk login for setting up your router. Keep reading!

Connect Spectrum Modem and Nighthawk Router [Quick Fixes]

Here are the fixes that will help you connect your Nighthawk router and Spectrum modem in blinking of an eye.

Restart Your Nighthawk Router and Spectrum Modem

There could be technical glitches why you are unable to connect your devices. For fixing this, you can try restarting them.

The step-by-step instructions that will help you restart your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router are as follows:

Step 1: Unplug your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router both.

Step : Once you are done with unplugging them, keep them like this for 15-20 minutes.

Step 3: Then, plug them back in again. Ensure that your devices are receiving continuous power supply and the wall socket (s) in to which they are plugged in are working.

Turn on your Spectrum modem and then your Nighthawk router.

Now, try connecting them again! We hope that the restarting process have helped you out to fix the connectivity issues between your devices you have faced.

Lessen the Excessive Distance

If you are still experiencing the same issue, then chances are there is too much distance between your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router. So, to make them connected in a hassle-free way, you have to maintain a safe distance between them.

After lessening the distance between your devices, try connecting them, and thereafter, accessing the Nighthawk login page to see if the connection between them is now successful or not.

Relocate Your Devices

Bad placement of your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router may not allow to connect them in a hassle-free manner. So, all you have to do is to ensure that your devices, Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router are placed on a open, higher, and center-most location of your house. But, you must avoid to place them inside a cabinet, in a corner, beneath a table, or back of anything.

Connect them Properly

Even if after trying the fixes listed above, you are still not able to connect your devices, it means you are trying to make an improper connection between them. So, you must have a look at the connection your have made between your devices and ensure it is perfectly made.

If you have made an Ethernet connection between your Nighthawk router and internet modem, then make sure that:

  • The Ethernet cable you have used is in perfect condition
  • Ends of the cable is firmly inserted in the correct ports of your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router

On the off chance, you find damages in the cable, avoid using it and replace it with a new one.

But, if you have connected your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router using a wireless source, then:

  • Make sure that your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router are placed pretty closer.
  • You have properly pressed the WPS button on them.
  • And, the most important part – your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router must be WPS-capable.

Is the connection between your devices successful? Log into Nighthawk router to verify the same.

Reset the Devices

On the off chance, none of the fixes listed above bring you luck, then you must reset your Spectrum modem and Nighthawk router.

To reset your devices:

  • Locate and press the reset hole on your devices for 10-15 seconds using a paper clip.
  • After 15 seconds, you can release the device’s reset hole.

Before resetting your devices, make sure that you:

  • Don’t unplug them.
  • And, reset them one-by-one.
  • First, reset your Spectrum modem and after 30 seconds, reset your Nighthawk router.

Now, try connecting them either using a wireless or Ethernet source and configure them from scratch.

To Conclude

Here ends our troubleshooting guide on what to do if Spectrum modem is not connecting to Nighthawk router. We hope that the fixes we have provided above will help you connect your devices with ease. In the event, your devices are connected, you can enjoy unexpected internet range and speed on your every wired and wireless devices from any nook and cranny of your house.

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