Re: X6 R8000 Blocking Devices Connectivety


X6 R8000 Blocking Devices Connectivety

Just a heads up; the recent firmware update,, causes multiple devices to be blocked if you have configured at least one device to be blocked.

The UI responds with an invalid password message at authentication. 

Model: R8000|Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Smart WIFI Router
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Re: X6 R8000 Blocking Devices Connectivety

Have you seen other reports of this? I haven't. Yet.


Did you reset the router to factory settings after the firmware flash?

New firmware sometimes introduces changes that are not compatible with the old configuration.

So while it isn't guaranteed to fix problems a factory reset is the first thing to try if you have issues with new firmware.

This is a nuisance because you then have to reconfigure the device all over again.

You can backup your settings before you reset and restore them later. But that may just bring back the fault. Then again, at least you will know if the reset fixed the problem.

Just another user.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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Re: X6 R8000 Blocking Devices Connectivety

No, didn’t do a reset.  

Did reboot it though. Its performing well now, so I'm hesitant to do a reset.

I dont need to block any devices currently so this potential bug is not an issue for me now, but if I strike any more issues I will do the reset.

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