Belkin Router Keeps Dropping Signal

belkin router keeps dropping signal

If the network signal on your Belkin router keeps dropping frequently, proceed with the instructions given below to fix the Belkin router keeps dropping signal issue and a seamless network signal from the router anytime.

Wireless Settings

  • You are strongly recommended to customize the wireless settings because other routers might conflict with the Belkin router within your network range if you are using the default wireless settings.
  • Open a web browser and access the web-based setup page of the Belkin router using the IP address, username, and password.
  • Default IP address - 192.168.2.1
  • Leave the Password field empty.
  • Navigate to the Wireless section and click the ‘Channel and SSID’ option to fix Belkin router keeps dropping signal problem.
  • Choose 1, 6, or 11 from the Wireless Channel drop-down menu.
  • Fill the SSID field with a new wireless network name and click the Save Changes option.
  • Return to the Wireless web page and click the Security option.
  • Choose the WPA/WPA2 - Personal (PSK) option from the Security Mode drop-down list.
  • Select the WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, or WPA-PSK+WPA-PSK2 option from the Authentication drop-down menu.
  • Fill the Pre-shared key (PSK) field and then select the Apply Changes option.
  • Set the Wireless Mode to Mixed and save the altered settings.

Belkin Router Placement

  • Place the Belkin router away from obstacles such as large metal objects, television sets, microwaves, radios, and so on.
  • The ideal place for router placement is the central part of your house to avoid such Belkin router keeps dropping signal issue.

Power Outage

  • Turn off the Belkin router.
  • Remove the power cord that is connected between the router and a power outlet.
  • After 10 seconds, re-establish the connection between the devices.
  • Power up the Belkin router by pressing the On button.

Resetting The Belkin Router

  • On the web-based setup page of the Belkin router, go to the Utilities section and select the Restore Factory Defaults option to resolve Belkin router keeps dropping signal issue.
  • Click the Restore Defaults option.
  • Now, the Power LED starts to blink. This indicates that the Belkin router has been reset to the factory default settings.
  • Re-configure the wireless settings.

Firmware Update

  • After logging in to the web-based setup page of the Belkin router, click the Utilities tab on the left panel and select the Firmware Update option.
  • Go to the Update Firmware field, click the Browse button, and choose the firmware file.
  • Click the Update option followed by the OK option.
  • Select the OK option again when you see a new prompt message on the screen.
  • Once done with the firmware update process, select the OK option to avoid Belkin router keeps dropping signal issue again.