WPS is considered to be the easiest method for establishing a connection between a wireless device and a wireless network. It allows the PIN and Push Button Configuration modes. If you cannot connect your device to the Spectrum router’s wireless network even after pressing the WPS button, the WPS feature might not be enabled. This is the main reason behind the ‘Spectrum router WPS not working’ problem.
To resolve this problem, you have to enable WPS and try to re-establish the connection using the WPS Push Button Configuration method.
Enable Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Establish a connection between the Spectrum router and your computer using an Ethernet cable.
Note: You can disconnect this wired connection after enabling the WPS feature.
Open a web browser on the computer.
Type 192.168.1.1 (default IP address of the router) in the address field and press Enter.
Once the login page opens, type admin in the Username and Password fields, respectively.
Select the Login option at the bottom of the screen.
On the home page of the Spectrum router WPS not working, click the Basic tab at the top.
Click the Router tab in the left panel.
Navigate to the Enable WPS field and turn on the Enable WPS option.
After enabling WPS, perform one of these methods to connect your device to the wireless network.
Method 1 - WPS Push Button Configuration
On the home page of the
Spectrum router, go to the WPS Method field and select the radio button beside the Push Button option.
Click the Start option at the bottom of the screen. Alternatively, you can press the WPS button on the rear panel of the router to enable WPS.
Now, go to your wireless device, press the WPS button. Now, the wireless device will get connected to the Spectrum router’s wireless network using the WPS Push Button Configuration method.
Method 2 - WPS PIN
Navigate to the WPS Method field and select the radio button beside the Client PIN Code option.
Find the WPS PIN of your wireless device and make a note of it.
Return to the router’s web interface page and enter the WPS PIN in the PIN Code field.
Select the Start option to finish to fix Spectrum router WPS not working.
Now, your device will be connected to the wireless network.