Learn how to fix internet connection issues on Mac

If you are facing internet connection issues on a Mac device then this guide is for you. Click on this link now to get rid of internet connection issues.

Written By Fahad Ahmed

Updated at October 12th, 2023

Imagine yourself attending an online office meeting or attending an online class and suddenly the internet stops working. How would you feel then? Annoyed and frustrated right? We know how frustrating and annoying internet connection issues can be so that is why in this article we will discuss how you can fix internet connection issues on mac devices to avoid any interruptions in your online activity.

Disconnect and reconnect to the Wifi connection:

This might sound weird but most of the internet issues can be resolved by simply disconnecting and reconnecting to the WiFi network.

Change your network DNS:

You might be able to resolve the internet issue by changing your network DNS. Follow this link to get instructions on changing the network DNS on Mac.

Restart your modem:

Before restarting the modem do check if you are able to access internet access on other devices.

Flush network DNS:

Run the Terminal app by opening it in the Utilities folder or searching for it on Spotlight.

In the Terminal app, enter the command to flush your cache. It can be slightly different depending on your Mac operating system:

  • Yosemite and after: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
  • Yosemite 10.10–10.10.3: sudo discoveryutil mdnsflushcache
  • Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
  • Snow Leopard: sudo dscacheutil -flushcache

You’ll be prompted to enter in the administrator password for your account.