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In this era of high dependence on the Internet, Internet interruptions have caused great troubles to our work and life. We often feel helpless and confused when we suddenly lose our internet connection. But luckily, most of the time, internet outages are fixable. This article will introduce you to some common internet outage problems and their solutions to help you deal with internet outages.

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Internet Connection Failure

Your device is unable to establish a connection to the internet, resulting in the inability to perform any online activities. Common causes of a complete loss of internet connectivity include: network device malfunction, issues with network cables or connections, DNS failure, network firewall or security policies, service provider interruption, or operator error.

Slow Internet Speed

When you connect to the internet and notice that the speed is not as usual, it is likely due to router or other network device malfunctions, signal interference, malicious software or other software issues on connected devices, network overload, or other related problems.

Intermittent Internet Connection

When you experience frequent interruptions or instability in your network connection, it can be caused by various factors: physical obstacles or signal interference, device malfunctions, network congestion or traffic overload, or issues with your network service provider.

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Internet Connection Failure

  • Restart the Router or Modem

If you experience internet connection disruptions, try restarting your router or modem. Simply unplug the power cord and wait for a few minutes before reconnecting.

  • Check the Router’s Indicator Lights

The indicator lights on the router can provide information about the connection status. Normally, the lights should be steadily lit, indicating that the router is functioning properly. If there are internet connection issues, the lights may go off or flash. In such cases, you can try to setting up an automatic restart feature to resolve the problem.

  • Checking Network Connection

Firstly, make sure that your router is properly connected and powered on. Check if the network cables are plugged in securely and firmly. Sometimes, loose, damaged, or incorrect cable types can interfere with your internet connection.

Slow Internet Speed

  • Check Network Security Settings

Inspect the configuration of your firewall, security software, or proxy server to ensure they don’t have overly strict settings that might unnecessarily restrict your internet speed.

  • Disable Background Applications and Downloads

Ensure that there are no resource-intensive background applications or ongoing download tasks on your device, as they can potentially slow down your internet speed.

  • Update Router Firmware

Search for and install the latest router firmware updates to ensure that your router has the latest performance optimizations and bug fixes available.

Intermittent Internet Connection

  • Check for loose network cables or connection problems

This is also one of the reasons why your internet connection is intermittent. Make sure the cables are not loose and are securely connected. Also, check the system for potentially faulty hardware.

  • Rebootrouter

If you experience interruptions to your internet connection, try restarting your router. Just unplug the power cord and wait a few minutes to reconnect.

  • Contact your Internet Service Provider

 If the problem persists, it is recommended to contact your Internet Service Provider to see if they can provide technical support or further troubleshooting. They may need to check your connections and wiring to see if there is a problem.

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In our daily lives, internet interruptions can occur due to various reasons, often requiring us to manually check and adjust, which can be a waste of time and manpower.
There may be a better solution—MOCREO NM1-Router Rebooter, a controller with internet connectivity. It is particularly suitable for monitoring and automatically rebooting your router. It is extremely easy to set up, requiring you to simply plug in your router. It will continuously monitor the health of your internet connection and restart your router if there is a loss of internet.
Furthermore, it will send notifications to alert you when the router is being rebooted. With the mobile app, you can monitor your devices from anywhere and easily initiate a remote router reboot.It also can automatically detect whether your current network/url is abnormal, and automatically perform different operations. So as to achieve the liberation of your precious time.

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