Many people are reporting the issue “Wifi Connected But No Internet” on Windows 10 platform now. This issue is very annoying and doesn’t let you browse through the internet, but constantly shows that you are connected to wifi.
The reason behind Wifi Connected but no internet can’t be pointed out as one. There can be various factors that are creating network issues on your device. Your router can be having signal interruption, or your anti-virus software may have blocked the network signals, or any other factor can be the reason.
However, if you are facing this issue, you can easily fix it with some patience and effort. Just go through our methods that we have listed here in a clear step by step format so that it becomes easy to understand and follow for you.
Wifi Connected But No Internet
Below are the six methods that are effective for getting rid of Wifi connected but no internet issue. We recommend starting with the easiest methods so that you don’t have to get involved with the techy and lengthy methods. Without wasting your time, here you go!
Restart Your Device
First of all, restart your device if you have wifi connected but no internet signal is showing. Restarting the device can resolve the issues and refreshes the system.
But, even after restarting, you are still facing the problem, try the next method that we have given below.
Many users reported that their Xfinity wifi connected but no internet access is established. Some of them tried to reset their router and this method worked for them.
Some of the times your router signals are interrupted or face heavy signal traffic that leads to wifi connected but no internet loading occurs. Hence, reset your router. To do so, observe your router carefully to find the hole as shown in the figure.
Now, with the help of a thin pin or a SIM tray opener, press the reset button inside the hole. Hold the button for 10-15 seconds until the router restarts. Then try to connect to the internet.
Resolve IP Address Conflicts
If one or more routers are connected to the same server or having the same IP address, then it can lead to network issues. You get connected to wifi but no internet access is established. In such cases, you can get a new IP address from the DHPC server.
- Press Windows + R keys to open the run dialog box.
- Type “cmd” and press Enter to open the Command Prompt.
- Now, type this command “ipconfig/release” and press Enter.
- The DHPC server will grant you a new IP address.
Now, try to connect to wifi. But, if you are still getting wifi connected but no internet signals are coming, then try the method given below.
- Press Windows + R keys to open the run dialog box.
- Type “ncpa.cpl” and press Enter. All the networks on your device will be displayed.
- Find your network connection and right-click on it and select “Properties”.
- Now, select the “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPV4)” option and click on “Properties” below.
- Next, in the second box, select the “Obtain an IP address automatically” option.
- Also, select the “Obtain DNS server address automatically” option.
- Finally, click on “OK” to save the changes.
Exit the window and try to connect to wifi. If the wifi connected but no internet Windows 10 issue is still showing, then try the next method.
Update Network Driver
If the network drivers on your device got corrupted, or damaged, or are having pending updates, then this can also be the reason behind the “Wifi connected but no Internet” issue. Hence, updating the drivers can resolve this issue for you.
To update network drivers on your device, follow the steps given below.
- Press Windows + R keys to trigger the run dialog box. Type “devmgmt.msc” and press Enter to open Device Manager.
- Or you can also press Windows + X keys to open the menu. Select “Device Manager” and open it.
- Find the “Network adapters” option and click on it to expand the options.
- Select your network under the given options and make a right-click on it.
- Then, select the “Update drivers” option for updating the network driver.
- Finally, click on “Search automatically for updated driver software”.
Wait until the system automatically finds all the pending updates. If there are no updates pending, you can just exit the window. If there are any updates pending, install them on your device.
Once the network drivers are updated, restart your device and try to connect to the internet, and check if the Wifi connected but no internet issue is gone or not.
Disable Antivirus Software
If there is any antivirus software on your PC, then it can cause your Windows 10 wifi connected but no internet signal comes. In such cases, temporarily disable your Antivirus application and then check if the wifi connected but no internet issue still persists.
In case if your DNS cache got corrupted due to the malware attached to the files on your system or any other third-party corrupted your system files by attaching a virus, then it can lead to internet issues. Performing a DNS flush can help you to fix the “wifi connected but no internet” issue.
To flush DNS, follow the steps given below.
- Press Windows + R keys on your PC to open the run dialog box.
- Now, enter “cmd” and press Enter. Command Prompt will be opened.
- In the command prompt, type this command “ipconfig/flushdns”.
- Next, press Enter and wait for a few seconds.
- Once you see the message “Successfully flushed DNS Resolver Cache”, exit the window.
Now, restart your Windows PC and try to connect to Wi-fi. Check if the issue still persists.
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“Wifi connected but no internet”. We have explained the methods to fix this problem in this post. Try the methods that we have given here one by one. Please have some patience while trying these methods. You might have to try all the methods in order to fix the issue. But, if none of the methods fixed your issue and you are still getting wifi connected but no internet access is there, then contact your router customer support. For more related articles, visit the Kinetic HiFi website.