How to Fix Orbi Purple Light or Magenta LED ?
Fix Mageta LED On Orbi Router
When you see an Orbi router flashing purple light, make sure there are no loose connections.
If you are seeing the magenta light on Orbi router, it means your Orbi router fails to sync with satellite.
Note: Make sure the satellite and Orbi router are in close proximity to each other.
Please ensure that the Ethernet cable is firmly plugged into the respective ports.
Be sure the adapter is attached to the Orbi wifi router properly. In case you are using a third-party adapter for your router, ensure that its output is the same as that of the original one.
If all the wires and cables are connected firmly, turn OFF of your Orbi wifi router and disconnect each one of them.
Make sure you wait for 20 seconds before turning your Orbi wifi router ON.
Check to ensure there is a cat5e wire from your web modem and your Orbi WAN port.
Turn off all cables and wires, switch off Netgear Orbi router for a moment. It may turn flashing purple light to white.
Now, switch the internet orbi router or modem back. And now you have to wait. During this time it will boot.
After, when the status ‘fully booted’ on Orbi router.
If you see magenta light on the Orbi router still, go for the Orbi router reset. The Orbi router reset instructions are given in the next section.
Reset Orbi Router To Fix Magenta or Purple Light on Orbi
To Factory reset Orbi wireless router, locate the reset/push button at the bottom of your WiFi system.
You may need a needle or any other sharp object in order to press the push button.
Press and hold the reset button on your Orbi wifi router for around 10 seconds.
Release the reset button on your Orbi router and wait while your Orbi wifi system restores factory default settings.
Be sure you do not turn off the Orbi wifi device when it is attempting to reset its settings.
Once the Orbi wifi router restores the original factory default settings, try again to sync Orbi router to satellite.
Update Orbi Router Firmware
Login www.orbilogin.com or www.orbilogin.net to access orbilogin admin page.
Check for firmware updates, Click on it and follow instructions to upgrade orbi router firmware.
Or if orbilogin.com not working, then do download orbi firmware from a reliable source.
Install updated firmware files, then upload on orbi login portal.