Many times, Wifi has the self-assigned IP address and will not be able to connect to the Internet. This is a real fix Mac users have been facing for long; note that the issue of self-assigned IP address also occurs on El Capitan, Sierra, and High Sierra. Thankfully, users can troubleshoot this issue; by deleting some files, you can fix Internet not working due to self-assigned IP address on Mac.

The solution doesn’t include any coding, and therefore, users should not bother with this simple method. Follow some easy steps given below and you can prevent self-assigned IP address error on Mac.

How to Fix Internet not Working Due to Self-Assigned IP Address on Mac

How to Fix Self-Assigned IP Address Issue on Mac running macOS High Sierra or Later

Step #1: Open Finder on your Mac.

Step #2: Click on Macintosh HD.

Note: If you don’t find Macintosh HD in Finder sidebar then click on the Finder menuPreferences → click on Sidebar tab → click on Hard disks under show these items in the sidebar.

Step #3: Click on the Library folder.

Click on Library in Mac Hard Disk

Step #4: Click on Preferences.

Click on Preferences in Mac Hard Disk

Step #5: Now, click on System Configuration folder.

click on the System Configuration folder in Mac

Step #6: Next, Put this below mentioned files to trash. (Don’t delete this files right now for your trash)

com.apple.airport.preferences.plist
com.apple.network.identification.plist
NetworkInterfaces.plist

Internet not Working Due to Self-Assigned IP Address on Mac

Step #6: Finally, restart your Mac and delete those files now from your trash as they corrupted and your mac has created similar files again.

Once your Mac is restarted, self-assigned IP address issue will be cleared, and you can use the Internet without any issue.

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