Connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi, and change the way you watch TV.
Imagine this, it’s a long weekend and you are finally ready to binge a much-awaited show on Netflix. Does watching it on a small screen seem like a good idea? Not to me.
Thankfully, your top-class Insignia TV can be your savior. All you have to do is connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi and you can stream OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu directly on your TV screen and watch thousands of movies and TV shows from the comfort of your couch.
So, if you are clueless about how you can connect your smart TV to Wi-Fi, worry not!
In the article below, I have explained the step-by-step process of how you can connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi wirelessly. I have also explained some troubleshooters you can use if your Insignia TV isn’t connecting to your home network.
How to Connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi: Wireless
Establishing a wireless network with your Insignia TV is a very convenient and ideal way to access the internet on your Insignia TV. All you have to do is click a few buttons on your remote, make a few changes, and that’s it.
Here are the steps you can follow to connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi:
- Go to the Home screen.
- Connect to Network.
- Connect to the Home Network.
- Enter your WiFi password.
Now, let’s go through these steps in detail:
Step 1: Go to the Home screen.
First of all, switch on your Insignia TV and wait for it to properly load.
Take your Insignia TV remote, and click on the home button.
A menu will appear at the top of your TV screen, Use the directional pad of your remote to navigate to the extreme right side of your screen, and click the “settings” option.
Step 2: Connect to Network.
When the new menu screen appears on your TV, press the down button on the remote.
You will locate the “network” option displayed there, move over to the said option, and once it is highlighted, press the “enter” button on your remote.
Step 3: Connect to the Home Network.
A new pop-up will appear on your screen with all the available networks displayed.
Use your remote to navigate to the Wi-Fi you want to connect and press “Enter.”
Step 4: Enter your WiFi password.
At, last enter your Wi-Fi password using the keypad displayed on your screen.
Once you have input the password, go to the “Connect” option, and press the ok/enter button on the remote.
You will see the word “Connected” displayed under your home network indicating you have connected your Insignia TV to Wi-Fi.
Can’t Connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi: Try These Solutions
If you have religiously gone through the steps I have mentioned above, and still your insignia TV won’t connect to your home network, there can be a specific reason behind it.
In this next section, I will take you through some practical troubleshooters you can follow to fix the issue at hand.
Keep the router and Insignia TV close to each other
It shouldn’t be news, your TV needs a solid internet connection to play your favorite shows and movies smoothly.
However, if your router and your TV are placed too far apart in the house, they may not to able to locate each other and hence won’t connect to each other.
Therefore, make sure the TV and router are in the same room, or at least in close proximity.
Switch off your TV
Now, this one is a classic and almost all of us have tried it with at one point in our lives.
Switch off your Insignia TV, plug it out from the power socket, and wait for at least a minute.
Once the time is up, plug the TV cable back into the socket, click on the power button, and switch on your TV.
Check whether your issue is solved.
Ensure not many devices are connected to Wi-Fi
If your home network is already connected to a numerous number of devices, it might put some strain on it resulting in your TV not connecting to it.
While you are trying to connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi, disconnect some of the previously connected devices.
Check the Router
As a last resort, you can also check whether your Router is properly plugged in or not.
You can also try restarting it by unplugging it from the power source, waiting for a few minutes, and then plugging it back again.
With that, we are at the end of the article. I hope now you know how you can connect Insignia TV to Wi-Fi.
If you still have doubts or thoughts on the article, you can share them with us in the comment section below.
Frequently Asked Questions
My Insignia TV fails to connect to Wi-Fi while other devices in my home have no issues. What should I do?
If the issue is specific to your Insignia TV, make sure your TV is updated and running on the latest firmware.
Go to Settings>System>System update>Check Now. If there are updates available, they will be automatically downloaded and installed.