Wifi routers are really complicated devices. Though they are hugely beneficial when they are working fine, but when they are not, they can easily give you a bad day without the internet connectivity. They contain different types of hardware and software settings. And simple changes can affect their functionality greatly. Most of the time, users can set up their wifi router with the help of their ISP (Internet Service Provider) or with the aid of any other third party service providers. For the newbies, this is a good and convenient way of setup.
However, this also creates lots of problem for them. Due to lack of setup and technical knowledge, they are unable to detect and fix the most basic issue of their routers, which is quite a frustrating thing.
That’s why to help those users we have gathered some of the common issues of a router and their solution in our articles. But every router model and company posses different setting page layout. Hence we need to discuss on every Wifi router separately.
Today, we will look into Tenda Router and try to solve the “Tenda Router not working” issue in the simplest way possible.
In most situations, this issue primarily occurs due to incorrect software settings and misconfigurations. This thing usually happens when users try to tamper with settings without knowing about it or software and firmware updates. Apart from that, this type of workability issues also emerge due to inappropriate hardware installation.
However, all the causes of this are quite easy to solve with the help of proper solution instructions and suggestion
Some of the prime solutions and suggestions related to this issue are given in the next section.
Let’s have a look at them.
There are many factors that can cause this type of issue on your Tenda routers. And as you already know that it happens due to simple router misconfigurations or internet issue. That’s why we have to check all the hardware and software setting of your Tenda Router in order to verify about the problematic sector of this issue. And then apply a suitable solution according to it.
The first part of the problem search and elimination mission will start from the Hardware area of your Tenda Router:
If all the settings and configuration of Hardware is fully functional. Then, there is a big chance that the real cause of the issue lies in the software section of the device.
In the Software section, there are many things which can cause workability issue on your Tenda Router. Hence you need to verify every possible problematic zone one by one. And then apply solution according to it.
Some of the prime problematic zone and their solution are mentioned in the area below:
Every issue of a router is primely connected with the settings area. That’s why you should begin your search from the Settings page:
In a general situation, the Tenda Router displays three connection status. Those are Disconnected, Connecting and Connected. If your Tenda Router is showing the Connected status then the possible reason of this workability issue is your internet connection. Hence you need to contact your ISP to fix it
Now, if it shows the Connecting Status then it means that your Tenda Router still setting up and you need to wait until it finishes up. But if it shows you the Disconnected status then you have to do some manual tweaking in order to fix it up.
In a Disconnected status situation, the first thing you should Modify or change is your WAN Speed. And to do that you have to dive into the Router’s Administrator page:
Once you have done, hit the Apply or OK button and close the page. Now, try to connect with your Tenda Router once more to check its workability.
If the method mentioned in the above section is unable to solve your issue then you have to use the Reset or Factory Restore method to fix it. To perform that follow the steps given the section below:
Apart from the software process, you can also reset your Tenda Router manually.
Once you do that all the settings and custom configuration of your Tenda Router will set back to its default configuration/Settings. This will eliminate all the improper things which are causing the in workability issues. Now you just need to re-configure your Tenda Router with proper pieces of information. And then you can connect it with your desired device. This thing will also verify about the existence of the issue in your Tenda Router.
Now, if your Tenda Router is showing the Connecting status for quite a long time, then there is a change it is suffering from IP misconfiguration. And to solve that, you need to do some manual modification in your LAN IP Address:
Once you do that, all the IP related changes you have made will get save and you can start using the Tenda Router once again. For the dual-band Tenda Router, they have to select the Network first and then they can move onto the LAN settings.
There are more possible causes and solutions to this issue. But those require some advanced level technical knowledge. That’s why if the solution mentioned in the above sections failed to rectify this error, then contact with a pro-technical advisor.
And for more technical information keep following our future articles.