Fix The Issue: Packet Loss Asus Router
Packet loss could be due to the inefficiency of a component that carries data across a network. Scroll down this page to know how to fix packet loss Asus router.
Below are the factors that can cause Packet loss.
Steps to detect Packet loss on your computer:
- If you are using a Windows computer, open the Command Prompt app with administrator rights.
- Ping your router with the right command (for example, enter the ‘ping 22.214.171.124 -t’ command and press Enter).
- If you are using a Macintosh or Linux computer, open the Terminal window and enter the ‘tcpdump -i any’ command.
- The tcpdump command will run and check for Packet loss (if any).
If your Asus router fails to carry data across a network or to reach its proper destination, troubleshoot the issue with the quick steps given below.
Solution 1: Check the physical connections
- On your Asus router, check if the Ethernet cable is firmly plugged into the LAN and WAN ports.
- Also, check the Ethernet connection on your computer.
- If you find any Ethernet cable damaged, replace it with a new standard Ethernet cable.
- Try connecting the Ethernet cable to different LAN port and check if the problem has been resolved.
- If the packet loss Asus router problem persists, move on to the next solution.
Solution 2: Enable QoS to optimize network bandwidth
- Access your router’s administrative interface on your computer and click the Traffic Manager menu from the left-side panel.
- Toggle on the QoS button and enter your ISP upload and download bandwidth speeds in the required fields.
- Click Save to save and apply the configured settings.
- This will fix the Packet loss problem on your Asus router.
Solution 3: Check your router’s firmware version
- Log in to your Asus router’s web-based interface with the help of the username and password you have created while configuring the wireless settings.
- Click the Firmware Version tab at the top to open the Firmware Upgrade page.
- You can also open it by clicking Administration>Advanced Settings>Firmware Upgrade.
- Click the Check Update button to check for any available firmware updates.
- If it detects any update, click the Firmware Upgrade button to install it.
- After completing the upgrade, log into your web-based interface and select Administration / Restore/Save/Upload Setting / Factory default / Restore. Doing so will reset your router.
- After the reset, reconfigure the router settings. Now, the packet loss Asus router issue is solved.