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My smart tv says no networks found. This is the only device

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My smart tv says no networks found. This is the only device out of 9 that is unable to find my network.
JA: Can you describe your network setup (devices and cables used)?
Customer: I'm not a tech person but I have an xfiniity router. Secured with password. There are currently 3 iPhones, 2 iPads 3 laptops and a pc connected to it just fine. My smart tv is saying it cannot find any networks.
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Well this is an ongoing issue. Not sure when it happened . This is my sons tv, he mentioned it 2 months ago and I tried quickly to connect but was unable to do so. Tonight I figured I'd battle with it! Every time says the same thing.
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I reset network names and passwords, powercycled the router and the tv. Also restored the tv to factory settings.
JA: Anything else you want the network expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Think that's all I see it is 19. Will it still be 19 if it isn't fixed?
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer, I look forward to assisting you today. Feel free to disregard the Premium Service Offer. That is an automated popup initiated by the web site. Can you please give me the make and model of the TV?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Vizio e320i-b2
Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

Thank you. How are you trying to connect the TV to your network?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

Can you access the network setup menu in the TV for me please?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Wired connection
Wireless access points
Manual set up
Hidden network test connection are my options.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Those are the options
Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

Select Wireless please.

Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

Once there you should see the name of your network.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
No, it is not there. Says no network
Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

You do not by chance have a network cable attached to the TV do you?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
The router is in another room
Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

Is there an option you can highlight that reads More Access Points? If so, select that and see if your network is listed.

Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

What is the make and model of the router? There is a possibility your TV is not compatible with the wireless portion of the router?

Expert:  Dan replied 8 days ago.

Still with me?

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