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The eero home Wi-Fi system generally provides reliable service with optimal coverage. However, when there is a problem, the eero device will keep you informed through an LED status light. Eero communicates through flashing light or solid color displays; Different colors have specific meanings.
Read on to learn what eero’s color displays mean, like a flashing white light. In addition, we’ll provide fixes that you can try if there’s a problem.
There are a few reasons why your eero device would flash a white light.
Here are a few things you can try to clear the flashing white light on your eero device after giving it a few minutes to make sure the device isn’t booting up or still trying to initialize an internet connection.
Try turning your eero off and on to help resolve Internet connection issues. That is how:
Refresh network connections by restarting your network from the eero app. Follow these steps.
Rebooting a device is a common troubleshooting step that can resolve many issues. You can reset your eero device using the app; here are the steps.
Resetting your eero is another common troubleshooting step to help resolve crashes. You can reset your eero device by pressing the reset button. Depending on the eero model, the reset button can be found on the back, bottom, or left side of the device. Before you restart your eero, make sure it has been powered on for at least 45 seconds.
The reset button can be used to perform a hard or soft reset.
A soft reset clears all network settings from eero while preserving your sessions and keeping eero on your network. Here’s how to restart an eero.
On the other hand, if you are still having problems, consider resetting the eero to its factory settings. A hard reset will remove network settings, clear session and logs, and remove your eero from the network. Hard resets are ideal for resolving many chronic performance issues.
Note: All network and network settings will be deleted when you perform a hard reset on your eero gateway (the eero connected to your modem or upstream device). Eero recommends changing your gateway to another eero if you only need to reboot one device.
Here’s how to hard reset your eero.
The eero device will communicate its status by displaying a solid or flashing colored light. Different screens denote different statutes. Internet connection problems are usually relatively easy to resolve using common troubleshooting solutions, such as ensuring correct settings and making sure nothing is physically blocking the connection.
Did you find the cause of the flashing white light? How did you solve it? Tell us in the comments section below.