Why is my BT Hub flashing orange and purple?

Why is my BT Hub flashing orange and purple?

The Broadband light is flashing orange then pink/purple This happens when your Hub is establishing the fastest, most reliable connection for your broadband line.

Why does my BT router keep flashing orange?

What does a flashing orange light mean on my BT router. When the orange wireless light is flashing, this means that your Home Hub is in “WPS automatic connection mode”. This is nothing to worry about, your Home Hub 4 will work as normal within a matter of minutes.

Can't connect to BT WIFI?

If you're in range of a hotspot and your device is still struggling to connect, go to the "Edit log in details" section within "Help and settings". Re type your username and password to go through set-up again. If you're still having trouble connecting, go to the "Help" menu and select "Leave Us Feedback".

Why do I keep losing my BT WiFi connection?

More likely to be interference from another wireless router on the same channel. This can corrupt the signal and cause connect failure. Try setting the router to a different wireless channel.

How do I connect my BT Hub to my router?

Using the BT Home Hub as the main router

  1. Connect from one of the Home Hub's Ethernet ports to the main port on your other router/switch.
  2. Disable wi-fi on the Home Hub - details.
  3. Log in to the Home Hub interface and turn off DHCP. On the Hub v1, go to 'Advanced > Configuration > IP Addresses'.

Can I use my old BT router as a WiFi extender?

Wi-Fi is Great! In essence, there are three main parts to using an old router as an extender, you also don't need to use a BT Hub specifically, this method will work with virtually any router on the market! ...

Is the BT Smart Hub better than Hub 5?

It's puzzling why my broadband speed and ping time with the BT Home Hub 5 are better than with the BT Smart Hub. Nonetheless, I experienced better WiFi signal strength (especially the 5Ghz radio band) with the Smart Hub. However, the Smart Hub's WiFi signal strength is not as strong as the Netgear R7800 Nighthawk X4S'.

Can I get a new BT Home Hub for free?

Upgrade to a BT Home Hub for FREE In particular if you have it, that you aren't able to take full advantage of the faster BT Internet Connection Speed offered by Fibre or Superfast Broadband. BT may upgrade you to the very latest Router free of charge.

What is the difference between BT Smart Hub and BT Smart Hub 2?

The BT Smart Hub 2 offers very similar features to the Smart Hub 1 and now comes free with any BT Fibre broadband package. Both the Hub 1 & 2 offer dual band Wi-Fi, but as the Hub 2 is designed for use with BT's 'Complete Wi-Fi system' it's not possible to split the SSID names for 2.

Does BT charge to replace Home Hub?

BT don't lend you the Home Hub. ... But so long as you stay with BT, they don't charge you and after 12 months they write off the cost.

What do I do with my old BT Hub?

Millions of hubs, Wi-Fi discs and TV Boxes are thrown away every year. We could be recycling them safely or putting them back into homes. Please return BT equipment to us when you stop using it. You may be charged if you decide to keep it.

Can I sell my old BT Home Hub?

As already mentioned, you can't sell it because it remains the property of BT and they may well require it back at some point. There's also a number of posts on this forum from people saying that BT have requested them to return equipment that they no longer have or face being charged for it.

Do I need to return my BT TV box?

Please send back your TV box If you're not using your TV box, help us recycle it by sending it back for free. We'll send you a returns bag and we'll be in touch with instructions on how to do that. Here's where you can find out more about returns.

Do you have to return your BT TV box?

Re: Do I have to return my Youview TV box? ... When you end the BT TV service you must return the BT Set Top Box that was loaned to you, within 60 days from the date the service is terminated.

Will my BT YouView box work if I leave BT?

1. Will my YouView box from BT work if I decide to leave BT? Yes, Freeview channels will still work on these boxes but any Extra TV channels you signed up to from BT will stop working.

Does BT TV box work without Internet?

YouView boxes do not use WiFi so if your router is too far from your YouView box, then you can use powerline adapters to connect to your box. If you are setting up your box for the first time, you will need an internet connection to complete the process.

Will BT box record without subscription?

However, in a surprise twist, the TV platform developer has today confirmed that BT will be “opening up” the remote record functionality within their own app for all YouView users to use (no subscription required).

Will BT replace a faulty YouView box?

How To Get A Replacement BT Youview Instrument? To get a replacement Youview Box, call Customer Support on and explain the issue. Check if you are eligible for a free replacement as per terms of the contract.

Can I have BT sport without BT TV?

You need BT TV to watch BT Sport on YouView. Remember that BT Sport is also available to watch for free online at btsport.com and via the BT Sport app on your smartphone or tablet for all BT Broadband customers.

What is the cheapest way to get BT Sport?

The cheapest way to get BT Sport is typically to get a BT Broadband package, and add BT Sport as an extra.

How can I watch bt sport without paying?

Customers with an EE phone or SIM can download the BT Sport app contract-free, just by texting SPORT to 150. Set up a BT ID and login, and you can then use the BT Sport app with casting to your TV free using Apple TV or Google Chromecast for several months.

Is BT Sport available on Freeview?

BT Sport Showcase is a free to air TV channel that's available on Freeview HD channel 115. ... This season (2020/21) BT has yet to confirm whether it will broadcast a selection of matches on the BT Sport Showcase channel.

Is BT TV just Freeview?

Like all digital TV services, BT TV includes access to 37 freeview channels including: BBC (plus HD channels) ... Channel 4 (plus HD, +1) Channel 5.

Does Freeview come through aerial?

Yes, Freeview is TV through the aerial, so you'll need an aerial in good condition. Even though, most aerials support Freeview, the reception of over-the-air signals is only as strong as its weakest link.

Can I get BT Sport on my smart TV?

Now you can download the BT Sport App direct to your Apple TV, Android TV, Xbox, NOW TV device, Amazon Fire TV devices, Roku players or Samsung Smart TV. Or you can attach a Google Chromecast or Chromecast with Google TV and stream the app from your laptop, tablet or phone to your standard TV.

Do I need BT TV if I have a smart TV?

Re: I have a smart TV and don't use the BT-TV box; do I need BT TV classic? Unless you want BT Classic TV you really don't need it, or your youview box.

Can I watch EE BT Sport on my TV?

EE customers can watch the BT Sport app on their smartphone or tablet. Plus, with BT Sport Ultimate and BT Sport Large Screen you can cast to your TV via Google Chromecast. To get three months' free BT Sport Large Screen, text SPORT to 150. ... You'll need to set up a BT ID before you can use the BT Sport app.

Can I watch BT Sport on Amazon Prime?

BT Sport launches on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku devices. BT Sport is making its app available on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku streaming players and Roku TV boxes. ... New customers can access the app in a range of ways including BT Sport Monthly Pass, which is available for a £25 monthly fee with no contract.

Can I download apps on my BT TV box?

The 'download and play' functionality allows you to download your purchases, rentals and subscription On Demand programmes, and then watch offline without the need for an internet connection.