Common Issues

Pod Connection Issues

  • Issue Description SuperPods are not connecting to the Plume cloud and will show as offline when plugged into an ASUS router that has AiProtection enabled. ASUS AiProtection supported router models: https://www.asus.com/us/AiProtection/   Cause of issue  SuperPod traffic is being classified incorr...

  • If you have received a notification that your pods are placed too far apart, simply move them closer together to help improve your network’s performance! We recommend placing Pods about 15-20 feet apart for optimal performance. SuperPods typically can be placed 30-40 feet apart. Note that if you...

  • Nobody likes to be without a connection to the internet. Let's find out what's causing the problem. Verify that your device is connected to the Plume WiFi network by going to your device Wi-Fi connection settings. Check to see if you can connect to other sites. Open your device browser and go t...

  • If only those pods could talk! There are many possible reasons why one or more of your pods would appear disconnected or offline.    Entire Plume Network is Offline If you have received a Plume alert stating your network is offline, follow these steps to bring it back up.  Unplug the modem from ...

  • Depending on your configuration, Plume WiFi services will continue to work in the event of an Internet or Plume Cloud outage allowing you to continue accessing the local network. Although, since the configuration is through the cloud, during the outage you will not be able to make any changes to...

  • A pod must be deleted before being moved from one network to another. Please ask the original owner to delete the pod from the old network, so that you can add it to your new network with your existing membership. If you purchased the pods brand new, please contact Customer Support for help. Be r...

Performance Issues

  • Plume's built-in ISP Speed Test measures the speed of the link from your Gateway pod to your ISP using Ookla's speed test servers. If those results are not close to your ISP's advertised speed, these tests will help you find the cause. Note for original Plume Pod owners. When using an original Pl...

  • If a pod displays “Poor health” and you are noticing an impact, there are a few steps you can take to improve its health:   Move pods closer to each other Remember that pods work as a team, so they want to be close enough to communicate with one another. Consider distances around 15'-20' for Pod...

  • Here's what could be slowing you down: One or more pods are too far away from another pod. Each Pod must not be more than 20 feet apart from each other. SuperPods should be no more than 40 feet from each other while PowerPods should be within 30 feet from each other.  Ensure that you have a st...