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Troubleshooting Cox Homelife Router Problems

Last Updated: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn common problems and solutions for connectivity issues with the Cox Homelife System and router.


Solutions to common problems and suggested troubleshooting actions with your Cox Homelife Netgear N-150 router are provided in the table below.

Do not unplug the cable connecting the touchscreen to the Homelife router because it will cause your system to function incorrectly. If any of the suggested actions do not fix your issue, contact Customer Support.

No Power
  • On the back of the router, confirm the router is turned on. The black button next to the power cord should be pressed in.
  • Confirm that the power adapter is plugged into an unswitched outlet.
  • Confirm that the outlet has power by plugging in another device or appliance.
No Internet Connection

Power Cycle by:

  1. Unplugging the cable modem and router from the wall.
  2. Wait two minutes.
  3. Plug the cable modem in.
  4. Wait 30 seconds.
  5. Plug the router in.
  6. Wait 30 seconds.
  7. Check for signal.

If there is still no signal, check for an Internet signal using another device such as a laptop.

No Connectivity to the TouchscreenCheck that the cable modem is inserted into the router's Internet Port and that the cable modem is connected.

To correctly identify the front and back your Cox Homelife Netgear N-150 router, pictures are provided below:

Front View

Front View of Netgear router

Back View

Back View of Netgear router

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