TG589 router - What the lights mean

On your TG589 router you’ll find a number of status LEDs that indicate the state of your TG589 router.

Status LED

The Status LED provides information about the overall state of your TG589 router.

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on  All services are available. The wireless radio is enabled
 Blue  Solid on  All services are available. The wireless radio is disabled
 Red  Solid on  One or more services from your subscription are currently not available
 Orange  Solid on  Bootloader selftest
 Blinking  Bootloader active (during upgrade)
 Off Your TG589 router is powered off

You can turn the wireless interface on or off using the wireless button.

Broadband LED (if you’re using the DSL gateway)

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on  DSL line synchronised
 Blinking  Trying to detect carrier signal or pending DSL line synchronisation
 Off  All services are available. The wireless radio is disabled
 DSL line synchronised
 - or -
 Your TG589 router powered off

Broadband LED (if you are using the local router)

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on    Connected to the WAN device
 Off  Not connected to the WAN device

Internet LED

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on  Connected to the internet, no activity
 Blinking  Connected to the internet, sending/receiving data
 Red  No internet connection

Wireless LED

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on  The wireless interface is enabled, no wireless activity
 Blinking  The wireless interface is enabled, wireless activity
 Off  The wireless interface is disabled

Both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz access point have a dedicated wireless LED.

WPS LED

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on  Client successfully registered via WPS
 Orange  Blinking  WPS registration ongoing
 Red  Blinking  Error occurred

Ethernet LED

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on  At least one active network device is connected to the Ethernet switch
 Blinking  At least one Network device is connected to the Ethernet switch and sending/receiving data
 Off  No active Ethernet devices connected to the Ethernet switch

TV LED

 Colour  State  Description
 Green  Solid on  Your Digital TV service is up
 Blinking  Your Digital TV service is up and there is activity
Off  Your Digital TV service is down

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