How To Fix Cisco Router Ethernet Port Not Working?

 Cisco Router Ethernet Port Not Working

Step 1

  • Turn off the Cisco router and remove the power cable from it as well as from the power source.
  • Leave it for a minute and again connect the router to the power source.
  • Power up the router and wait till it is ready.

Step 2

  • Remove the Ethernet cable from the router and reconnect it.
  • Note: If the Ethernet cable is damaged, replace it with a new one.
  • If needed, disconnect all the interface cables and set up the router again.

Step 3

  • If you have not enabled the Ethernet port yet, enable it using the following command lines. Finally, press CNTL + Z.
  • (config)#int e0
  • (config-if)#no shut
  • (config-if)#
  • Check if the problem has been resolved.

Step 4

  • If Wi-Fi works fine, but the Ethernet port on the router doesn’t work, reset it by performing the instructions mentioned below.
  • With the router turned off, find the Reset button.
  • Press the Reset button and power up the router at the same time.
  • Note: You have to release the Reset button after an interval of 10 seconds.
  • Wait until the Cisco router boots automatically.
  • Mostly, this will resolve the Ethernet problem on the Cisco router.
  • If not, there is a chance that the router could be broken.

Step 5

  • Replace your modem with a new one.
  • Establish a connection between the new modem and the router using the Ethernet cable.
  • If all the above-mentioned steps fail to resolve the Cisco router Ethernet port not working problem, click the Call button available on this web page.
  • Our technical experts will assist you in resolving the ‘Ethernet not working’ problem on the Cisco router.

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