Why Isn’t My Netgear Router Connected To The Internet?

Lots of people frequently ask why my Netgear router is not working or my Netgear router is not connecting to the internet. What is the reason, here are some common issues?

Similar issues to NETGEAR router not connecting to the internet:

Internet connectivity is no longer available, despite the fact that it was previously operational.
Inability to connect to the internet using both wired and wireless devices.

The following factors could be causing your NETGEAR router to fail:

You have a DSL gateway, a router combo, and a modem (like the DG834 series).
You’re using an Internet program that could be interfering with your network.
The wireless router can only connect to the Internet via a wired connection.
Your ISP supplied you with a modem that utilized Network Address Translation (NAT). Inquire with your ISP about how to set your modem to Bridge mode.

Here are some things to try if your NETGEAR router isn’t connected to the internet:

If you are moving from a dial-up connection to a cable or DSL one, be aware that some programs may not function properly. It’s possible that your dial-up connection will stop working while you’re busy setting up your new network. Your computer could require one of two configurations to establish a connection.

  • To avoid any potential issues, please disconnect your router and connect your computer straight to the modem.
  • If you are unable to establish a connection to the Internet, you should contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • If you can access the Internet, reconnect your router and continue to the next section.

If you still can’t access the router, try these things:

Verify the integrity of the cables connecting the PC and router.
The indicator light for internet connectivity is active.
If the Internet LED is not on your router, check the router’s manual to see what you can do to get it to light up.
If your device has an Ethernet port on the router, check to see if the corresponding LEDs are lit.
If the light next to an Ethernet port on the back of the router is not on, try connecting the cable to a different port. If a router port’s LED remains off, consult the device’s documentation.
If you’re using a wireless gadget, check that the adapter’s LED light is lit.
Please stop reading this guide and get yourself a working wireless adapter if the LED is not already on. If you need help, consult the adapter’s handbook.
To restart your router, first, turn it off.
Try resetting the router to factory settings if you are still unable to access it.

If you’re able to access the router’s interface, you can use the Smart Wizard to do one of the following things:

If a dynamic IP address is found, move on to the next step.
If PPPoE is discovered, enter the user name and password that your Internet service provider (ISP) gave you into your router. Step 3 can be accessed by selecting Apply.
If a permanent IP address is assigned, the router must be set up using that IP, the ISP’s DNS server address, and the default gateway address. Your Internet service provider gave you this data. Use the Apply button to move on to the next stage.

If the Smart Wizard cannot locate an IP address, try these instructions.

  • Turn off the modem/router.
  • Put the modem to sleep.
  • Go ahead and turn on the modem.
  • Activate the router by turning it on.
  • Repeat Procedure 2.

If you want to take a quick online test for NETGEAR, you can do so by clicking the Smart Wizard Test option on their website.

  • If this page loads, you are connected to the Internet. See No Internet after upgrading the router (MAC spoofing) if the page does not load properly.
  • Under Router Status, make sure the router has an active IP address. If you need more information, see the handbook that came with your router.
  • If there is no legitimate IP address, please do a network power cycle.