Methods to Fix WI-FI Connection on Mac


Having WI-FI errors on your Mac device is common but this common thing can disturb very important activity. So Mac users must have the knowledge of how to deal with a wireless network connection as it occurs every now and then. So, to educate Mac users about the web connectivity errors and their respective solution, we have created an informative piece of article. Have a look below:

It is important to find what the exact cause of poor internet connection is. This is how you can determine where the problem lies:

Issue determination:

  • The Wi-Fi issues can occur due to two major reasons: One is the problem with the router and poor internet connection. The second reason for the errors is the less-effective network connection on your Apple device.
  • Make sure that you have all the latest software updates installed on your device.
  • Check the firmware of your device, and make sure you have the latest firmware installed on your device or else you are more likely to have the internet connection errors on your device.
  • Check the cable connections and make sure that all Ethernet and Power cables are connected properly that connect your Mac device to the modem or router.
  • If you turn off your modem or router for a few minutes and turn it on, this may resolve the internet connection errors on your Apple device.
  • For any complex troubleshooting on your modem, make sure you have the contact means to reach your Internet service provider.

Troubleshooting methods:

Here below we will be discussing different internet connection errors on your Mac device, their symptoms, and solution.

Mac cannot connect to the internet:

  • You are unable to open web pages on your Safari browser. Or you regularly receive the “You are not connected to the internet” while browsing.
  • The web-based applications do not respond or unable to connect with the server.


  • Make sure you have the Wi-Fi turned on. Check if you have any loose cable or the wireless connection is properly configured.
  • Check the Wi-Fi menu and make sure the Wi-Fi option is on.
  • Make sure you have connected to the right wireless connection and you have the administrator credentials for the network you are connected to.
  • Disconnect from the network and select it again, re-enter the password and click connect.

If your device is properly connected to the internet, try the following troubleshooting methods:

  • Select “System Preferences” from the “Apple” menu.
  • From the “View” menu, choose “Network”.
  • Click on Wi-Fi and then the “Advanced” on the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  • Select the TCP/IP from the top corner of the screen.
  • Open your IP4 address and select the “Renew DHCP Lease”.
  • Check for the correct TCP/IP settings with the help of your Network administrator.
  • If the issue still persists check the DNS settings which converts the DNS internet settings to the URL’s.
  • If you want to change the DNS settings, click on the +button and enter the IP address for the new DNS.
  • If the issue still persists, you can simply connect to the new wireless network.

For more details and real-time assistance, dial Mac helpline number and get accurate solution for your problem.


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