How to fix wifi connected but no internet access

How to fix wifi connected but no internet access:

Windows 10 laptop or computer sometimes face issues and problem connecting to wifi and even though you are connected to wifi it says wifi connected but no internet. There are several reasons to show this error and different methods to fix this problem by resetting wifi settings, updating drivers and by running few commands in command prompt or PowerShell, lets see them in detail how to fix wifi connected but no internet.

Make sure your IP or desktop is not blocked. In this particular error everything seems to be connected successfully to internet, your modem, router, cables show everything is connected but when you access internet you will not be able to access internet.

How to Fix WIFI Connected but No Internet Access

The best and easy way to fix this wifi connected but no internet access problem on your laptop is by command prompt.

Resetting by command prompt winsock catalog:

Step 1: Right click on start button and click on command prompt (admin).

Step 2: In command prompt type: netsh winsock reset catalog and press enter.

Step 3: Now type: netsh int ipv4 reset.log and press enter.

Now restart your computer and see your computer wifi connected but no internet access will be solved and you will be able to connect and browse internet.

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IMPORTANT: If you have performed all methods mentioned here and it did not fix your error wifi connected but no internet options make sure that your IP or your desktop is not blocked by your service provider or any one on your home.

Resetting and Deleting Personal Settings and Ip Address and DNS Settings:

Step 1: Go to control panel

Step 2: Click on internet options

Step 3: Click on Advanced and at bottom click on Reset.

Step 4: Now check the box Delete personal settings.

Step 5: Click on Reset.

Step 6: Now open network sharing options

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Step 7: Click on Change Adapter settings.

Step 8: Right click on Your wifi and select properties.

Step 9: Now select Internet protocol version 4(TCP IPv4) and click on Properties.

Step 10: Make sure your options there are select to obtain ip address automatically and obtain dns server address automatically and press ok.

Step 11: Now restart your compute and try to connect to your wifi.

Now it will not see wifi connected but no internet access error on your laptop, you will be able to  access internet.

Updating Drivers to fix Wifi connected but no internet access:

Step 1: Right click on start and click on Device Manager.

Step 2: Expand Network adapter options

Step 3: Right click on network settings drivers of wifi and update driver software.

If this doesn’t fix wifi connected but no internet access follow below

Uninstalling and installing network drivers:

Step 1: Open device manager and expand network adaptor.

Step 2; Right  click on wifi network drivers and click on uninstall drivers.

Step 3: Once you uninstall go to menu->Action->Scan for hardware changes.

Step 4: Network drivers will be automatically installed.

Restart your computer and see if the problem is resolved.

Run the troubleshoot to fix wifi connected but no internet option:

Step 1: In windows search bar type troubleshoot settings

Step 2: Open Troubleshoot settings and click on Internet connections

Step 3: Run the troubleshoot

Step 4: Troubleshoot will will run and detect any failures and will fix the issue of wifi connected but not internet option.

Windows Update issue causes wifi connected but no internet:

If there are any updates pending on your laptop or computer you may face this issue of wifi connected but no internet option.

Step 1: In windows search bar type windows update settings

Step 2: Click on windows update settings

Step 3: If there are any windows update failures or updates pending click on update now.

Once windows 10 gets updated with latest version you will not be seeing any issue in connecting or accessing internet and will fix issue of wifi connected but no internet access.

What causes wifi connected but no internet access?

There are many reasons, like windows updates issue, obtaining google ip and dns, outdated network drivers, firewall blocking internet access.

What does it mean when WiFi says connected no Internet?

You are connected to internet wifi successfully but due to some reasons you are not able to access internet from your computer.

Does troubleshooting help wifi connected no internet ?

Troubleshooting helps in identifying problem and fix automatically, not all times windows 10 troubleshoot will help in fix the issues. If it doesn’t fix the issue, it will give you more details on how to fix along with error messages and codes.

How do you fix WiFi is connected but no Internet?

Resetting wifi will help to fix this issues along with command prompt commands also help in fixing the issues mentioned in this article.

Windows 10 Updates leads to wifi connection problem?

Yes! If windows 10 is not updated correctly or has an update to finish in future it will lead you to face wifi connection problems.