Fixed: Macbook Can't Find Home Wi-Fi


Suddenly, Macbook air can’t find the home Wi-Fi. Here given some solutions to resolve the issue.
Solution 1: Change the router channel
We changed the router channel to something below 11, and my MacBook Pro instantly found my home network and it always connects.
Solution 2: Restart the Modem

  1. Go to System Preferences, Network.
  2. Keep your wifi off and set the location as Automatic.
  3. Go to the Advanced tab and remove all the preferred networks and click OK and save the changes.
  4. Restart the modem. If it connects then fine. But if doesn’t connect then follow the next steps.
  5. Open the factory IP address of the modem in a browser. Mostly it will be in the back of the modem. ( for eg it will be 192.168.1.1).
  6. After authenticating, go to wireless option, choose the wireless mode & Channel mode as auto.
  7. Click ok and save the modem configurations.
  8. Restart the modem and try to switch back the wifi in MacBook to on.
  9. It will detect.

Solution 3: Buy an Airport Time Capsule
Buying an Airport Time Capsule from Apple. This will resolve the issue.
Solution 4: Restart the MBA
Simply deleted all my preferred networks, restarted the MacBook Air, and it could connect like always.
Solution 5: Join other networks

  1. Go to the Status bar.
  2. Click Wifi icon.
  3. Join other networks.
  4. Search the name of your network.
  5. Click show networks and wait until it finds yours.
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