Your wireless network does not appear in the list of available networks? Keep calm and keep reading 🙂
If you experience Internet connection problems, with your Wi-Fi not being listed in your device's list of available wireless networks, one of the following scenarios is possible:
- Your device is not set up correctly.
- Your modem or router is experiencing a problem.
- The network has been hidden through the relevant settings.
- Your internet service is dealing with issues.
Because the problem may have been caused by a number of different issues, the following actions to find the probable cause are the key to resolving it.
Troubleshoot wireless problems. Before you start trying to fix Wi-Fi, make sure there is no problem with the device you are trying to connect. If the problem is that Wi-Fi your computer does not appear on your laptop, first make sure everything on your computer is as it should be. Make sure Wi-Fi is on the device. This could be a physical switch, an internal setting, or both. You can also use their automated process Windows or your troubleshooting tool.
Restart your modem and router. Restarting the device can fix Internet connection problems and resolve wireless connection problems. It is important to restart both the modem and the wireless router.
Check if the network is hidden. Hiding a wireless network can be an effective way of protecting users' privacy. However, it could cause the Wi-Fi network not to appear on a device. To connect to a hidden network, it is required SSID and other network details. First, you'll need to go to your Wi-Fi settings for network access. Follow the steps below to get it done, which are related to their Network and Internet settings Windows. Note that these steps may vary between devices.
- Go to Settings> Network & Internet.
- Choose Wi-Fi from the left menu.
- Then select Manage known networks> Add new network
- Enter the SSID in the "Network Name" box.
- Choose the security type.
- Enter the network password in the "Security key" box.
- Select "Automatic Login".
- Select "Save". The device will connect to the network if it is accessible.
Look for interference. Many objects in your home or office can interfere with a wireless router. Check for possible interference devices such as microwave ovens, fluorescent lamps, or other wireless devices including wireless videogames or security cameras. Neighboring wireless networks could also interfere with yours. Changing your Wi-Fi channel number could solve the problem.
Check your Internet Service Provider (ISP). If these efforts are unsuccessful and do not fix the problem, please contact your service provider. There might be a problem in your area that you do not know or there may be a defect in the equipment provided by the company.