WiFi Not Working and How to Fix It?

The wireless network plays a major role in our daily lives. In the digital era, the Internet is used for entertainment, social networking as well as for almost every work purpose. Imagine one day you are working on a very important project and suddenly your WiFi is not working, you lose your access to the internet. Isn’t it a torment?

People face a lot of issues on wireless networks in which one of the most common issues occurs WiFi is not working. The reasons behind your WiFi is not appearing or your WiFi is connected is ‘no internet access’. You can easily fix your WiFi not working problem and solve your WiFi connection issues by using following fixes.

NOTE: The following fixes and WiFi troubleshooting hacks were applied to Netgear R6900 router. Few of the fixes may work according to your router model or manufacturing.

Before applying any of the following fixes on your WiFi not working problem, it’s good to consider an expert.

REASON WHY YOUR WIFI IS NOT WORKING

Alright!! It’s time to roll up our sleeves and try to address the problem, WiFi not working issues can be because of your internet service provider (ISP) , computer or router’s setting problem. We can fix it by repairing network issues.

WAY OUT 1: TRY TO TURN OFF YOUR WIFI AND RE-ENABLE IT IN 30 SEC

At the very first, you have to make sure that your WiFi is plugged in correctly. If yes, disable it for 30 seconds. Sometimes restarting the WiFi optimizes the problem itself.

CONSEQUENCE: ANY DEVICE CONNECTED TO THE WIFI WILL GET DISABLE FOR A MATTER OF TIME DURING THE REBOOT PROCESS.

WAY OUT 2: TRY TO CONNECT YOUR WIFI ON DIFFERENT DEVICES

 If your WiFi is not working, then it can be an issue of your WiFi. So you can check your Netgear router setup. Also try to connect it on your smartphone, see if your smartphone can connect to the wireless network.If it works on your smartphone it should be an issue of your desktop/laptop, so check it. If it doesn’t work on both sides then it’s an obvious issue of your WiFi, so you can check your NETGEAR ROUTER SETUP

WAY OUT 3: SHIFT YOUR HOME WIFI ROUTER TO DIFFERENT PLACE

Is your WiFi placed in a corner of your house? If yes, you are sharing most of your networks with your neighbors or is your router hidden behind the furniture? If yes, your WiFi is having trouble in sharing networks. So try to shift your router in the center of your house so you can enjoy an appropriate network in every corner.

WAY OUT 4: YOU’RE WIFI FREQUENCY AND CHANNEL NEEDS TO BE CHANGE

Sometimes when your WiFi is connected to many people on a same wireless channel it stops working. So, you can try to change your WiFi frequency and channel to fix the issue. Visit routerlogin.net to change the WiFi channel bandwidth.

WAY OUT 5: RESETTING YOUR NETGEAR ROUTER

If still the problem subsists, you can reset your Netgear AC1900 router by pressing the reset button with the help of a pin or any other pointed object.

CONSEQUENCE: Resetting process will change your WiFi setting as per factory reset, including network SSID, name, password and other settings 

Once you are all set with the Netgear reset process. Visit Netgear router login web page and then try to reconnect your desktop/laptop/smartphone to the WiFi network to check internet access.

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