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
- Go to System Preferences, Network.
- Keep your wifi off and set the location as Automatic.
- Go to the Advanced tab and remove all the preferred networks and click OK and save the changes.
- Restart the modem. If it connects then fine. But if doesn’t connect then follow the next steps.
- 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).
- After authenticating, go to wireless option, choose the wireless mode & Channel mode as auto.
- Click ok and save the modem configurations.
- Restart the modem and try to switch back the wifi in MacBook to on.
- 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
- Go to the Status bar.
- Click Wifi icon.
- Join other networks.
- Search the name of your network.
- Click show networks and wait until it finds yours.