Poco M6 Pro Connected to Wi-Fi but No Internet? Here’s Why and How to Fix It

Poco M6 Pro Connected to Wi-Fi but No Internet? Here's Why and How to Fix It

Experiencing Wi-Fi connectivity issues on your Poco M6 Pro, where the device indicates a connection but fails to access the internet, can be frustrating. This issue often stems from various software or network-related causes.

This troubleshooting guide aims to provide clear, concise steps to diagnose and resolve this problem effectively.

Why Your Phone Doesn’t Have Internet Connection

Here’s a breakdown of common reasons why your phone loses internet connection, even if connected to Wi-Fi or using cellular data:

  • Router Problems: Your router might need a restart, have incorrect settings, or be experiencing a malfunction.
  • Weak Signal: Being too far from the router or having obstructions like walls can significantly weaken the Wi-Fi signal.
  • Network Congestion: If too many devices are using the same Wi-Fi network, it can lead to slow speeds or a dropped connection.
  • Outdated Router Firmware: Outdated firmware can introduce bugs and compatibility problems. Check if there’s an update available for your router.
  • Data Limit Exceeded: Many cellular plans have data caps. If you’ve used up your allotted data, your connection might be throttled or even disconnected.
  • Poor Network Coverage: You might be in a location with weak or no cellular signal.
  • Airplane Mode: Double-check that Airplane Mode is disabled.
  • Outdated Carrier Settings: Check if your cell carrier has released updated settings that you need to install on your phone.

Device-Specific Issues

  • Software Bugs: Operating system glitches or outdated apps can interfere with network connectivity. Keep your phone updated.
  • Network Settings Errors: Incorrect network settings can prevent your phone from establishing a proper connection. A network settings reset might be necessary.
  • VPN Interference: Conflicts can occur if you’re using a VPN. Try disabling it temporarily to test.
  • Security Software: Occasionally, firewalls or antivirus programs might block your phone’s internet access.

Other Factors

  • Internet Service Provider Outages: Your internet provider might be experiencing technical difficulties or maintenance, affecting service in your area.

Preliminary Checks

  1. Isolate the Issue: Determine if the issue is device-specific by testing other devices on the same Wi-Fi network. If other devices connect seamlessly, focus troubleshooting on your Poco M6 Pro.
  2. Disable Airplane Mode: Navigate to Settings > Connections and ensure Airplane Mode is not active.
  3. Reboot: Perform a simple restart of both your Poco M6 Pro and your wireless router. This can often clear temporary software glitches.

Poco M6 Pro Wi-Fi Configuration

  1. Verify Connection: Go to Settings > Wi-Fi and confirm that your device is connected to the intended network and that the Wi-Fi toggle is enabled.
  2. Forget and Reconnect: “Forget” your Wi-Fi network and then reconnect, re-entering your password. This refreshes the connection.
  3. Public Wi-Fi: Be aware that some public Wi-Fi networks may require additional login steps or have usage restrictions.

Router Troubleshooting

  1. Signal Strength and Placement: Ensure your Poco M6 Pro is within optimal range of your router and that there are no significant obstructions interfering with the signal.
  2. Router Restart: Unplug your router for 30 seconds and then plug it back in to initiate a reset.
  3. Router Status Lights: Consult your router’s documentation to verify that its lights indicate a proper internet connection.

## Network Settings Adjustments

  1. Static IP Configuration: In your Wi-Fi settings, long-press your network and select “Modify Network.” Switch IP settings to “Static” and enter the appropriate network information (gateway, DNS, etc.). Consult your internet service provider (ISP) if you’re unsure of these details.
  2. Network Settings Reset: In Settings > Connection & Sharing > Reset Wi-Fi, mobile networks, and Bluetooth. Note that this will erase all saved Wi-Fi networks.

Further Considerations

  1. System Updates: Check that your Poco M6 Pro is running the latest available software version, as updates often contain bug fixes and connectivity improvements.
  2. VPN Conflicts: If you utilize a VPN service, temporarily disable it to determine if it’s interfering with your connection.
  3. Security Software: In some cases, antivirus or firewall software may inadvertently block internet access. Temporarily disable these to test.

If you continue to experience difficulties, consider contacting your internet service provider or seeking further technical assistance.


  1. How can I find the specific settings I need on my Poco M6 Pro?
    • Consult your device’s user manual or search online for model-specific instructions.
  2. My internet is connected but very slow. What could be the cause?
    • Slow speeds might indicate network congestion, router problems, or issues with your internet service plan.
  3. Is it possible for malware to interfere with my phone’s Wi-Fi?
    • While less common, certain malware can disrupt connectivity. Run a reputable antivirus scan on your device.
  4. Is a factory reset a good solution for this problem?
    • Use a factory reset as a last resort after exhausting other options. Remember to back up your data first.
  5. Where can I find support from my internet service provider (ISP)?
    • Your ISP’s contact information is typically found on your billing statement or their website.