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Netgear Router RAX70 has started blocking whatsapp and PS5s access to internet

Devout_Fenrir
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Netgear Router RAX70 has started blocking whatsapp and PS5s access to internet

Yesterday evening router has prevented access to the internet for both the playstation and whatsapp exclusively. Worked fine up until then no obvious change.

 

 

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FURRYe38
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Re: Netgear Router RAX70 has started blocking whatsapp and PS5s access to internet

What Firmware version is currently loaded?
What is the Mfr and model# of the Internet Service Providers modem/ONT the NG router is connected too?
Be sure your using a good quality LAN cable between the modem and router. CAT6A STP is recommended.

 

Has a power off for 1 minute then back ON with the ISP modem and router been performed since last update?
Be sure to restart your network in this sequence:
Turn off and unplug modem.
Turn off router and computers.
Plug in and turn on modem. Wait 2 minutes for it to connect.
Turn on the router and wait 2 minutes for it to connect.
Turn on computers and rest of network.

 

Do you have Armor or Smart Parental Controls enabled on the router? 

Be sure to disable any MAC Address randomizers on phones and pads while at home:
https://community.netgear.com/t5/Nighthawk-App/NETGEAR-Mobile-Applications-and-Apple-Devices-FAQ/td-...

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