Is Netgear Orbi 853 Ghost Satellite Not Letting You Access WiFi?
Most users are not able to access the internet the way they want to because of the presence of the Netgear Orbi 853 ghost satellite on their network. We have been receiving a lot of complaints these days that power cycling the satellite temporarily resolves the issue, but shortly afterward the ghost satellite appears on the system again.
In case you too are experiencing the same issue, then we can suggest a couple of solutions to help you to resolve it in a hassle-free manner. In view of this, continue reading.
How to Stop Orbi 853 Ghost Satellite from Troubling You?
First Solution: Restart the Netgear Orbi
Yes, we are aware that you have already power-cycled your device and it has not worked for you. But, have you thought that maybe you did not follow the correct steps to execute the process? No? Well then, you ought to give it a try again, and this time with the correct instructions. Chances are that the Orbi 853ghost satellite needs exactly this to stop bothering you. Here are the guidelines that should be read by you to restart the device:
- Hit the power button on the Netgear Orbi satellite and turn it OFF.
- Once done, wait for more than 30 seconds to 1 minute.
- Waited enough? Good, power ON the device by pressing the same button.
In case you follow these steps in the same order as they are written and that too carefully, then you will surely be able to shoo the Orbi 853 ghost satellite away for good. Or else, you will be forced to read the troubleshooting tips mentioned further.
Second Solution: Sync the Orbi Devices
Syncing the Netgear Orbi router to the Orbi satellite is not always successful for users. In case your networking devices are not synced properly, then you can get stuck with the issue at hand, i.e. the Orbi 853 ghost satellite does not let you enjoy internet access.
Taking this into account, you need to do the honors of connecting the Orbi devices again. For this, pressing the sync button on both of them is required. The order in which you do this does not matter. Thus, sync your devices now.
Last Solution: Reset the Orbi Satellite
Although the aforementioned troubleshooting tips or solutions would have helped you to fix the issue related to the Netgear Orbi 853 ghost satellite, in case you are still its victim, then you are left with no other option than to reset your device.
In case you are wondering what the reset process will do, then know that it will restore the networking device to its default factory mode. This means that every change that you have made to your Orbi to date will get back to its original mode.
Do you remember that the Orbi had a specified set of default settings when you purchased it and they were used to set it up? Do you also remember that you changed those settings to enhance the security of your device? Well, all of them will be set to default.
Now the question arises, how will you reset it? Well, it is quite easy. But, in case you still feel that you need help to go about the process, then start by locating where the reset button is on the device. Once you find it, press it.
Remember that only an oil pin or a paper slip is capable of helping you out in this case. If you think that you can press the reset button with the aid of the tip of a pen, know that it is not possible as there is a little button located in the reset button.
Once you have successfully reset your networking device, let it reboot properly. Once that gets completed too, then perform the setup process using the Orbi router login username and password. Want to know about them, refer to the user manual.
We are sure that after following the troubleshooting tips mentioned above, you will easily be able to put the troublesome nature of the Netgear Orbi 853 ghost satellite to rest. Now, you are free to enjoy a blazing-fast and seamless internet connection on all your client devices without getting interrupted by external devices.