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The Things Gateway Status LEDs

Possible Combinations

LED 1 LED 2 LED 3 LED 4 Status
On Slow blink     Connecting to the internet
On Fast blink     Could not connect to the internet
On On Slow blink   Activating
On On Fast blink   Could not activate (restart activation from step 1)
On On On   Activated
On On On On Connected to the server

Details

LED State Reason Cause User Action
1 - Power Off No software is running No power Make sure the device is powered
      Incorrect firmware loaded Make sure the correct firmware is loaded
  Slow Software update in progress   Wait
  On Software is loaded and running    
2 - Internet Slow Checking for internet    
  Fast No Ethernet or WiFi connection No Ethernet link and WiFi connection failed; only possible way to connect is via the gateway’s WiFi access point (AP) Connect to gateway’s AP
  On Has internet    
3 - Configuration Slow Activating    
  Fast Bad configuration No ID Need to configure a gateway ID on the device
      Already activated Need to configure valid key on the device
      Invalid key Need to configure valid key on the device
      No router Need to configure router in the TTN console
      Invalid URL Correct URL in the TTN console
  On Activation successful    
4 - Connection Slow Connecting MQTT    
  On Connected MQTT    
5 - Activity Single Uplink/Downlink