Solved: Verizon Router WiFi Symbol Blinking Red

 Verizon Router Wifi Symbol Blinking Red

If the Verizon Router WiFi Symbol blinking red, it indicates that the Verizon router could not locate the wireless client. To resolve this problem, perform the quick steps provided on this page.

  • Make sure you have pressed the WPS button on the Verizon router.
  • On your wireless client, start WPS.
  • Check if the WPS LED on the router turns solid green.
  • If not, establish a wireless connection manually as per the following instructions.

Windows 8

  • Press the Win and C keys at the same time.
  • Click the Settings icon in the right panel.
  • Click the Wireless network icon and turn on the Wi-Fi feature if it is not enabled.
  • Choose your wireless network name, select the checkbox next to the ‘Connect automatically’ option, and click Connect.
  • Enter the correct security key and click Next.
  • Note: The default SSID and password are found at the rear side of the Verizon Router WiFi Symbol blinking red label.


  • Navigate to the Apple menu.
  • Select the System Preferences option and click the Network option.
  • Make sure the Wi-Fi feature has been selected.
  • Navigate to the Network Name drop-down menu and select your network name.
  • Type the network password and click OK.
  • Alternatively, go to the home screen of Mac and navigate to the menu bar.
  • Click the Wi-Fi icon, select your SSID, and enter the Wi-Fi network password.
  • Click the Join button.

Additional troubleshooting:

  • The distance between the Verizon Router WiFi Symbol blinking red and your device must be less than 30 feet.
  • Avoid electronic items like microwaves or cordless phones. This might interfere with a wireless network signal.
  • Unplug the router’s power cord from the power source.
  • Leave it for 60 seconds.
  • Plug the router back into the electrical outlet.

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