Router Lights Flashing but no Internet

  • Step 1:The router’s light flashes when any Wi-Fi device is accessing the network. When the device connection is not strong, the blinking can become fast.
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  • Step 2:Check the internet connection by connecting other devices to the router network. If other devices have internet access, then your device has a problem. Try restarting your device. 
  • Step 3:If there is no internet access on other devices also, then the router or modem has got some issue. Try restarting the router and the device.
  • Step 4:See if the hardware (cord and cable) router connections are secure.
  • Step 5:Try to restart the router and the modem to check the connection.
  • Step 6:Connect the device to the router using an Ethernet cable and check if the internet connection is establishing.
  • Step 7:On your computer, the programs running in the background can cause the internet connection error. So restart your computer to check if internet access is possible.
  • Step 8:Check if your device is in the airplane mode. If so, switch off the airplane mode to access the internet.
  • Step 9:Contact your Internet Service Provider for technical support.
  • Step 10:Make sure that the router settings are correct for the internet service that is provided.
  • Step 11:The network adapters on your device can be the reason for no internet connection. See that the network adapters are working properly. Disable and enable the adapters to get internet access. If the internet connection is not happening, then there might be a problem with the network cards.
  • Step 12:If the router has Mac address restrictions, then add your devices mac address to the list.
  • Step 13:You can reset the TCP/IP settings on your computer using Command Prompt. Run the Command Prompt ‘netsh int ip reset’ as an administrator. Then, restart your computer. 
  • Step 14:Scan your device using any antivirus software tool to see if there is any virus preventing you from connecting to the internet.