If you have already used a router before or you have seen someone using a router, then the term “WPS” may not be new to you. WPS or Wi-Fi Protected Setup is used to establish safe and fast connectivity between the router and the wireless devices that you want to connect it to. In case you do not know how this button works and you want to know the same, then this guide would help you find and use the WPS button on Xfinity router.
Apart from learning about the method to find the WPS button and using it to connect to Wi-Fi, we shall also learn about the ways to disable the WPS button and fix issues with it.
Once you are able to find the button, you’ll be able to connect any device to your Wi-Fi router. So, let’s begin to explore all these topics one by one.
Where is the WPS button on my Xfinity router?
Although there are other methods to connect your devices to the Wi-Fi routers, therefore, it is not necessary to find the button. However, if you desire to know its location because you are not able to connect your devices using other methods, then we’ll surely tell where you can WPS button on Xfinity router.
The WPS button on an Xfinity router is usually located at its rear side. So, I would suggest you grab your router and have a look at its back where you will definitely find the button present. If you are unable to find this button, you will need to get in touch with someone who can help you with this.
Where is the 8 digit PIN on Xfinity modem?
If you are being asked to enter the 8-digit PIN while connecting your router to any device and you do not know what this PIN is about, then you should note that this PIN can be found on the sticker that has been pasted on the bottom of the router. However, if this is not the PIN you are looking for, then you need to navigate to your account information page by undergoing the Xfinity router login procedure. The security PIN for an Xfinity router can be found at the bottom of the page or on the Modem Data Screen.
How to disable WPS button on the Xfinity router?
If you do not wish to connect your Xfinity router using the WPS button method or you do not want anyone else to use this button to establish the connection or you want to protect your network, then you can keep this button disabled for as long as you can:
- Log in to your router’s settings
- Go to the “Wireless setup” section
- Here, you need to click on the “WPS” option
- After this, you need to select the “Blue” button
- This will eventually disable the WPS button on your router
Why is the WPS button on Xfinity router blinking?
There are two situations when the WPS button LED on your router blinks. In the first case, it would blink as soon as you press this button to connect to the network and upon a successful connection, it would stop blinking. Apart from this, if the connection is unsuccessful, the light would continue to blink for around 5 minutes. So, in that case, you can try reconnecting your router to a network by repeating the same process.
Fix Xfinity router WPS button not working
If the WPS button on your router does not work, then there could be several reasons for the same. If the WPS settings are not customized in a proper way, then you should make sure that the settings made on them are correct.
In addition to this, you can also choose another method to get this issue fixed i.e. reset the Xfinity router to its factory settings and customize the necessary settings again.
Read – Manual guide to fix Xfinity router not working error
By finding the WPS button on Xfinity router, you can easily connect your devices to your router wirelessly. In this article, we have explained the way to find this button along with the method to disable the button, if needed. Also, we have discussed the details that you should know if this button does not work or keeps on blinking.