Many times in your computer running windows 7,8,8.1 or 10 or mac os, your wifi is connected but no internet access is there, and you might be getting message that “Connected to wifi, but no internet access”. It is very irritating to have your device connected to wifi but still not be able to access the internet. Don’t worry, here on our blog, we will give you solution to your problem and you will be able to access internet just like normal.
Solutions to Wifi connected but no internet access
This problem has been in exist since a long time and many times we are connected to wifi but not being able to use internet, can’t send whatsapp messages or can’t do our important work. There can be many areas where you should look at if you want to know the cause of this problem and fix it. Here, in this post, we have mentioned where the problem can actually be and ways to fix it.
Solution 1 : Restart the router and internet modem
Many times this problem can be fixed only by restarting the router or the internet modem. So, try once switching off and again back on the router and modem and see if the internet works after restarting it.
Solution 2 : Check if your router is configured properly
Many times router is not configured properly and hence you are not be able to get internet connectivity. Check if internet light on the router is on or not, if not, reset your router and configure it properly and it might solve the problem 🙂
Solution 3 : Uninstall and Re-install wireless drivers
- Go to run by pressing windows key + R.
- Enter devmgmt.msc in search box and press enter.
- Expand network and right click on wireless device and select “uninstall device”.
- Now right click and select “Scan for hardware changes.”
- Now, it will re-install your wireless drivers. Thus, any problem with your wireless drivers will be fixed.
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Solution 4 : Flush your DNS
- Open start menu search for cmd and press enter.
- A new command prompt window will open.
- Type command ipconfig /flushdns and press enter.
- That’s it, your DNS cache will be flushed and emptied.
- Now type all these commands one by one and press enter.
- nbtstat -R
- nbtstat -RR
- netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
- netsh winsock reset
Solution 5 : Select obtain IP address automatically
Obtaining IP address automatically have solved the problems of internet access in many cases.
- Right click on wifi icon on right bottom corner of windows and click on “Open network and sharing center.”
- Click on your Wi-Fi(your name) near Connections.
- In wifi status box, click on properties.
- Click on “Internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click on properties below.
- Check Obtain IP address automatically. Ignore if it is already ticked.
- Restart the router and check if your internet is working.
- If it still is not working, click on use following DNS address and write 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 respectively which is google DNS.
This solution will fix the problem if the problem is related to DNS (domain name service).
Solution 6 : Enable Wifi from BIOS
Sometimes, wifi has been disabled from binary operating system, in this case, you need to enter BIOS and set it as default, then log in again and go to “Windows Mobility Center” through Control Panel and you can turn the wireless adapter ON/OFF.
That was it for the post. We hope these solutions for wifi connected but no internet access worked for you 🙂 Tell us in comments which solutions worked for you 😉 Check out some of the best hunting games out there! Share this article on social media and support us. If you are having any problem or doubt, them comment below 🙂 cheers!