Smart TVs make our nights more entertaining. With access to the Internet, we can do more than binge-watch our favorite shows. We can play games or watch endless videos on YouTube.
However, there are times when smart TVs encounter problems. For instance, your Panasonic Viera smart TV may keep disconnecting from your WiFi connection. If this happens, it hinders you from watching and streaming the shows you love or accessing your apps.
In most cases, whenever users try to connect their Panasonic smart TV to their WiFi Internet network, but it won’t connect at all. If it does, it keeps on buffering.
Why Does My Panasonic Smart TV Keep Disconnecting From WiFi?
The reason your Panasonic TV keeps on dropping or losing your WiFi connection is may be due to problem with your network connection. There may be issues with your Internet or WiFi that may prevent you from connecting. It may also be due to the position of your router if it is too far from your TV.
How to Fix Panasonic Smart TV Keeps Dropping WiFi Internet Connection
If you encounter this error, there are solutions that you can do to fix it. Try each solution below one at a time and check if the error is still there.
Solution #1 – Restart Your Panasonic TV
The first thing you can do is to restart your Panasonic TV. Power off your TV and wait for at least 30 seconds. Turn on your TV and try again.
Solution #2 – Power Cycle Your Device
If solution #1 does not work, try power cycling your device. Doing so will help refresh your network connection as well as your smart TV.
- Turn off your Smart TV.
- Unplug your TV, router, and modem.
- Wait for at least 1 minute.
- Now, plug your router and modem back in.
- After connecting to the Internet, plug your smart TV back in and turn it on.
- Try connecting to your WiFi network.
Solution #3 – Improve Your WiFi Connection
Is your router far from your Panasonic smart TV? How is your speed connection? If you have a slow Internet connection or your router is far from your Smart TV, it will affect the signal on your Panasonic TV. You may want to move your router near your TV or elevate it to strengthen the connection.
Do a speed test. Is the speed within the requirements to stream on your Panasonic TV? If not, you may want to consider upgrading to increase your bandwidth.
Solution #4 – Connect Directly to Your Router Using an Ethernet Cable (If Available)
Wireless connections are convenient for any home. But, there may be possible interference in the signal along the way. You can bypass the wireless connection and connect directly from your router to your smart TV via an Ethernet cable if your current network set up allows you to.
Some users are using TP Link adaptors to connect their router directly to their Panasonic TV. It is easy to use and will minimize cables running around your house. All you have to do is plug both devices into the adaptors and pair them.
Which of the solutions above help you fix the error? Let us know in the comments below.