Repair Common Wi-Fi Problems In Mac
Issues with wireless internet connection are quite common. A user can fix these issues by their own by doing some basic troubleshooting. Before starting the troubleshooting steps for wireless connection issues with your Mac computer, check the following:
- It is not necessary that the Wi-Fi issues are related only to the network. Sometimes the computer fails to connect to the network. If other wireless devices are able to access the wireless network, then your router is fine and the problem is with the specific device that is unable to connect to the internet.
- Check if the software in your Mac computer is up-to-date. You can check for updates in the Mac App Store and install them in your computer, if any new updates are available.
- If you are using the third party router, then check if the router has the updated firmware. You can check that from the official manufacturer website. In case, you are using Apple Wi-Fi base station, then check for its firmware update too.
- Check if all the Ethernet cable connection is properly connected to your modem, router and computer. Check if all the devices are on. Also, the connections made are correct and proper. Look for any damaged Ethernet cable and replace it with a new one.
- Check if your router is displaying the proper LED lights. In case of any problem, contact Wi-Fi Support.
- Yu can turn off your router, modem and computer and restart them after a few minutes. This might fix some issues.
- Power cycle the router as the minor Wi-Fi issues get resolved with these steps. Disconnect the Ethernet cable from the router and turn it off. After a few minutes, plug in the router and start it again. Check if you are able to get your Wi-Fi connection properly.