Restart Google Nest or Google Wifi devices

Restarting (or rebooting) your router or points can sometimes fix common issues. There are a few ways to restart your devices.

With the power cable

  1. Unplug the power cable from your Wifi device.
  2. Wait 10–20 seconds for it to fully power off.
  3. Plug the power cable back into your Wifi device.
  4. Wait one or two minutes for it to fully power on.

With the Google Home app

Restart your entire network

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wifi   Settings Settings gear  Restart network.

Restart an individual point

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap the name of your point  Settings Settings gear  Restart Wifi point.

Note: Only points can be restarted individually.

With the Google Wifi app

  1. Open the Google Wifi app.
  2. Tap Settings and actions tab  and then Network and general.
  3. Tap Wifi points.
  4. Tap Restart network, then confirm.
    If you would like to restart a single device, under 'Network device settings', tap the device that you want to restart and then Restart and then OK. It will take a few minutes and your Internet connection will be briefly interrupted.

 

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