Different workflows result in Collector for ArcGIS (Windows) displaying the following message, "You are not connected to the internet," even if there is a valid Internet connection.
Last Published: September 11, 2017ArcGIS Collector
Bug ID Number
February 16, 2017
May 31, 2023
Operating System Version
10.0 64 Bit
This issue was not reproducible when tested by the development team. Issues may be given this status when they cannot be reproduced or are no longer relevant in a development version of the software, but a specific fix was not installed to address the issue. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
Not reproducible at 17.0.1
Workaround A:In Collector for ArcGIS, go to Maps > My Maps, and refresh the gallery. Field users are able to perform the sync successfully.Workaround B:Restart Collector for ArcGIS or access the Credential Manager.Workaround C:Remove the ArcGIS Online account from Collector for ArcGIS, and re-add the account.Workaround D The workaround requires editing registry for systems that don't seem to connect to wifi automatically once logged into Windows. This was provided by a customer1. Locate key HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WcmSvc\ 2. See if the GroupPolicy subkey exists.3. If not, highlight WcmSvc, right click on WcmSvc and Choose New -> Key and name it GroupPolicy, 4. Select the new GroupPolicy key and then in the right pane, (right-click) and choose New -> DWORD (32-bit) and create value, name it as fMinimizeConnections and Click OK. 5. Reboot and test. This policy allows users to connect automatically to wireless network, even with a LAN plugged in and works on both Windows 8/8.1 and 10