While using a computer or smart device over a wireless network, there are many issues encountered by the users. One such issue is the device not connecting to Wi-Fi. This problem occurs due to various reasons, starting from your home or computer hardware to the software of the computer. Now, if your MacBook is not connecting to Wi-Fi, scroll down this page to know how to fix it.
Since the “device not connecting to Wi-Fi” issue is related to the problem with the home or computer hardware, check whether the wireless router or access point you’re using to connect your MacBook to the Internet is turned on. If not, turn it on and then connect the MacBook device to it. Make sure that the access point or router you’re using is connected to an active Internet connection. Similarly, on your device, check whether you have selected the wireless network’s SSID correctly. If not, select the correct one and connect your MacBook to it.
Almost all macOS devices come with a built-in Wi-Fi Troubleshooting tool called Wireless Diagnostics.d You can use this tool to identify the exact reason why your MacBook is not connecting to Wi-Fi. To run this tool, follow the instructions given below.
Sometimes, an outdated OS may also restrict the MacBook from connecting to the Wi-Fi network. To check and update the OS, perform the simple instructions given below.
NOTE: If you have enabled the auto-update option on your MacBook, then the update process will be initiated automatically whenever an update is available. Otherwise, you need to perform the OS update manually.
If you find the Wi-Fi icon with an exclamation mark on your MacBook, it means that it is unable to get the proper DNS from your Internet service provider. To fix it, check and change the DNS settings on your MacBook
Now, check if your MacBook is connecting to Wi-Fi. If not, contact us by clicking the Call button provided on this page.