Are you frustrated with no WiFi connecting to your Dell laptop? There is no need to worry. This article will assist you to find a solution to fix the problem. There are several reasons why the Dell laptop is not connected to the WiFi. Some of the reasons could be that the Wi-Fi service is turned off on your laptop or as the result of the wireless network adapter. Another possibility is that the Wi-Fi router has a problem.
How to fix the WiFi issue?
Analyze the problem that is caused by troubleshooting: Identify the cause of the problem, whether it is in your laptop or the wifi router is causing the trouble. You can connect any other device like your smartphone or your PC to the wifi router to detect if it gets connected. If any of the other devices do not connect to the Wi-Fi, then there is a problem with the Wi-Fi router. You need to contact the manufacturer for further advice about fixing the issue. But if other devices easily get connected to the Wi-Fi then the problem lies with your laptop. Keep your laptop close to the router, so that it will catch the stronger signal and get connected to the Wi-Fi.
The wireless network adapter driver must be updated
If the network adapter driver is not updated, then it might be causing the problem to connect to the Wi-Fi. There are two ways to update the wireless network adapter driver, you can do it manually or automatically. For Manual, go to the website and look for the latest version of the adapter and install it. By using Driver Easy you can automatically update your driver. Download and install the Driver Easy and Run it. Click on Scan now and update all. Restart your laptop and connect to the WiFi and check to see if it gets connected to the WiFi.
By turning on the WLAN feature in your laptop
There are two methods to enable the WLAN feature on. The first one is to switch on the Wi-Fi button that is present at the edge of the laptop or by using the shortcut keys Fn and F5. The second is to configure your network settings using the control panel. If you find the WiFi disabled, change the setting to enable WiFi. Restart and connect to the WiFi.
Check the WLAN AutoConfig service
Make sure that the WLAN AutoConfig service is running properly. Using the keyboard type Windows logo Key and R, as the Window opens, type services. MSC and click on OK. Double click on the WLAN AutoConfig. At the startup type select, Automatic and the Service Status Running. Click on Apply and OK, for saving the changes made. Connect to the WiFi to check if it’s working.
Manually connect to the wireless network: At the control panel, select either view by small icons or view by large icons and select Network and sharing center, click on the Setup a network or a new connection for manually connecting to a wireless network, fill in the information and click on next. Closely follow the instructions until you complete all the process. Restart the device and check if the WiFi is working.
By uninstalling the incompatible applications
At times by uninstalling the SmartByte and restarting your device may solve the problem.
Hope this article has provided you the required guidelines to fix the problem and get connected to the WiFi. If the problem persists, consult the Dell service providers. The professional crew members of Dell Laptop Service Hyderabad providers will be happy to assist you.