The Linksys access point’s front panel will indicate the status of the connection. When the access point is powered on and is getting a successful connection to the network, the Power, Act, and Link LEDs should be lit. Checking the Access Point’s LEDs Step 1: Make sure the Power LED is solidly lit to indicate that the access point is properly powered on. Step 2: Make sure the Act LED is flashing to indicate that the access point is active and ready for sending or receiving data to or from one of the devices on the network. Step 3: Make sure the Link LED is lit to indicate a successful Ethernet connection. The flashing light indicated that the device is receiving or sending data.