The Netgear router network disappeared or the router’s SSID not being displayed in the Networks list is the most common issue encountered by many Netgear users. The troubleshooting instructions given below will help you resolve this issue.
Make sure that your computer or mobile device is placed within the router’s range.
If your connectivity type is wireless, then try the wired connection method. That means, connect the router to the computer using an Ethernet cable.
If your connectivity type is wired, then make sure that the cable is connected firmly at both ends.
Similarly, make sure that the cable is not damaged. If it is damaged, replace it with a new one.
Disable Network Integrity Check Function
Some users have found that disabling the Network Integrity Check function would resolve this issue. To disable the Network Integrity Check function of your Netgear router, follow the simple step-by-step instructions given below.
Open the Safari or Google Chrome web browser on your computer.
In the search field of the browser, type the Netgear router’s IP address.
Tap the Enter button.
If prompted, enter your router’s credentials to sign in.
On the router’s dashboard page, click the Management tab and select the Configuration option followed by System.
Click Advanced > General > Disable > Apply.
Now, try to connect your router to the computer. If the Netgear router network is still not displayed, try the next method.
Method 2: Reset The Netgear Router
Locate the Reset button on your router.
Using a pen or a paper clip, press and hold the Reset button for few seconds. To know in detail, refer to your router’s user manual.
Once the router is reset, re-configure its settings and check if the issue is resolved.
If the issue persists, make sure that the router’s firmware is up-to-date.
If not, update it and then check if the Netgear router network disappeared issue is resolved. If not, contact us.