Many users would have faced this annoying issue that they are successfully connected to the Wi-Fi network but could not get any internet. There is not one reason that this issue can happen to you, but a few of them together. Worry not, below are some of the issues that we are addressing and how to fix them. These will fix your smartphone Wi-Fi issue and won’t stop the daily dose of the internet from reaching you.
There might be some issues while connecting to the Wi-Fi. The first rule of the tech world says to restart the device. Try switching off the Wi-Fi of your phone and switching it on again. Try connecting back to your Wi-Fi network and see if the issue still persists. If not, don’t worry, this is just the first step. There are a few more steps below to consider.
If the above step didn’t work for you, the next step is to forget the network so all the details related to the specific network will be reset giving it a fresh start. Here is how you can do it.
Step 1 – From the drop-down menu in Android, press and hold the Wi-Fi option till the settings open.
Step 2 – Select the Wi-Fi that is creating the issue.
Step 3 – Tap Forget in the Wi-Fi setting.
After following these steps simply re-enter the password and try to reconnect to your WiFi and check if the problem solves.
Check from the network provider side
Nowadays service providers help you to diagnose your Wi-Fi with just a few taps. Open the application or website of your service provider. They may ask you to log in to your network. After logging in, check for the network you are trying to connect. It will show you the real-time status of your network and active days. If there are internet issues, then you contact your service provider.
A good possibility is that some automatic setting inside the router may have cropped up to cause this issue. To solve it a simple way is to reset the router. Follow these instructions.
Step 1 – Remove all the wires from the router except the power cord.
Step 2 – There will be a small hole around the on-off button of the router. The below image is an example of how the reset button will look like. (D-link router is used for example purpose)
Step 3 – Keep pressing the button with a sim ejector tool for 10-15 seconds until the lights of the router blink and the router restarts.
Reset network setting on your Android phone
If the issue is still not solved, we will advise you to try resetting your network setting for your Android Smartphone as well. Following these steps will only remove all the stored wireless settings of your device, not the other data. Follow the below steps to execute it.
Step 1 – Open Settings.
Step 2 – Search for ”Reset Options” (or similar setting) and select Wi-Fi.
Step 3 – Press “Reset Setting”.
Once the step is done successfully (some smartphones might restart), try reconnecting to your Wi-Fi network now and check if the internet works for you.
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With this, we come to the end of the best ways to fix Android connected to WiFi but no internet issue. One of these steps should surely work for you, if not. Try connecting some other device to the same network. If the device gets to connect, we advise you to take the smartphone to the respective service centre and get it checked.
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