Why Can’t I Get My Netgear Orbi App Up and Working?
Orbi is one of the most preferred mesh systems due to its fine services. One of its best and most convenient features is that it can be easily managed using the Orbi app on your phone. But at times, users complain about the Orbi app giving trouble. Are you also troubled by this problem? We are here to help you out to get rid of the issues. We will help you remove the hindrance that is preventing you from launching the Netgear Orbi app to do Orbi router login. Through this article, you will find it easy to fix the issue under discussion.
How to Fix the Orbi App That Isn’t Working?
If the Orbi app crashes and does not open up then you should look for updates for it. If it needs an upgrade and is not updated for a long time then also it can be troublesome. Hence, update the app right away. Head toward the Application Store on your phone and get the app updated. After that, launch the app. If you still fail to open the app then try the next hack.
Connect to Local Network
Looks like you are not connected to the local network. To access the Orbi login page whether on a PC or the phone using the app, the device should be connected to the Orbi’s network. So, get your phone connected to Orbi’s network and then try to launch the app.
If you are not connected to Orbi’s network, then you can open the app only when you have enabled Orbi Anywhere access. In case it is enabled then launch the app by using this feature.
Restart your Phone
Restart your smartphone on which the app is installed to remove any technical glitches from it. After the phone boots up again, try to open the app and see if it works or not by launching the app and doing the Orbi login.
Clear Apps Running in Background
There is a possibility that there are many apps running in the background on your smartphone. When you use your phone continuously and open multiple apps one after the next without clearing its cache, then this usually happens. The apps keep running in the background even when have closed them and are no longer using them. This can also be a reason why you are not able to launch the Orbi app on your smartphone. You should thus remove the apps that are running in the background on your phone now. This will clear some memory on your phone optimizing its performance.
Reboot the Orbi
Are you sure that Orbi is turned on and is working properly? Perhaps the Orbi not working is the reason why the Orbi app is not working. Try rebooting your Orbi device now. Simply power it off and power it up only after waiting for some time like 5 minutes. Once the Orbi boots up, connect your phone to its WiFi and open the app.
Uninstall and Reinstall the App
In case the Orbi app is still not working then you should immediately uninstall it. That means, delete it from your phone. After that, reinstall it but after rebooting the phone once again. Once the Netgear Orbi app is installed try to launch it and log in to it. We are sure that now you will be able to open the app.
The Closing Note
We are anticipating that the Netgear Orbi app is working smoothly now. Make it a point to keep the Orbi app updated by regularly checking updates. Besides, you must also update the firmware on your Orbi system as well. Timely updates help you get the most out of your mesh system and also enhance its performance.