Is your WiFi connected but with no Internet access? Read below to see how to fix this in a matter of minutes! As with any networking issues, there are 2 places to look: the networking equipment router and the device having the issue computer, smartphone, tablet, etc. Just try connecting to the same WiFi hotspot with another device and see if that works. If it does, go to the next article section. Can you connect other devices to the same WiFi hotspot and get working Internet? This means that it may be something related to your device:.
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In many cases, it is due to changes in the settings of your operating system or the router, but the cause may not always be so apparent. To identify router problems, connect other devices like your mobile phone to the WiFi and see if it works. If the Internet works fine on other devices, the problem lies with your device and its WiFi adapter. One good way to fix the router is to restart it. Though it may sound silly, the restart flushes the caches and fixes many of the associated network and software problems. Sometimes, the WiFi connected but no Internet error may be with the Internet connection and not with any device. Ideally, the power and DSL lights should be turned on. If the lights are not on or if you see flickering lights, contact your Internet service provider right away. When other devices are able to access the Internet through your WiFi, the problem lies with your device and its WiFi adapter. As a first step, restart your device and see if that fixes the problem.
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EDIT: changed Subject to show that the wired connection instability is no longer occasional. My WiFi connections frequently show that my devices phones, tables, laptops are "connected, but no internet". Gateway restart temporarily fixes the issue.
Because, of course, you need to finish your work, get back to your video game, or scroll on social media. So here are a few ways to get your internet up and going again. There are two easy ways to do this. Sometimes the problem can be the device itself. Xfinity suggests xFi pods if this is your problem. If none of these steps are solving your internet connectivity issues, check for local Comcast outages. Comcast owns Xfinity. It should only be a matter of time before they fix the problem. If you want to learn more about Xfinity internet, check out our full review. We are paying for Blast!