If you are wondering about how to enable or disable Wi-Fi in Windows 11 and Windows 10 then here is the complete process to do that within windows and also with command prompt.
How to enable Wi-Fi in Windows 11 and 10 from settings
- Click on the “Start” button.
- Next, click on “Settings” and then go to “Network & Internet,”
- Turn on the WiFi toggle switch.
How to disable Wi-Fi on Windows 11 and 10 from settings
- Find the “Start” button in the bottom left corner of your screen and then click it.
- On that same page, click “Settings” then choose “Network & Internet” from the options.
- On that same left pane, find “Wi-Fi” toggle it off, then click “Connections”.
- Your computer has now successfully disconnected from any connected Wi-Fi networks.
How to enable and disable Wi-Fi with Keyboard Shortcut
- Windows 11 and 10 support using keyboard shortcuts for quickly turning on or off Wi-Fi.
- To open the Action Center, press “Windows Key + A”. On the Home tab, click on the WiFi icon and toggle its switch as necessary.
Enabling and Disabling Wi-Fi using Command Prompt
- You can enable and disable Wi-Fi in Windows 11 and 10 with these commands:
- To open the Command Prompt, type “cmd” into the search bar and select “Command Prompt” from the results.
- Enable Wi-Fi by typing “netsh interface set interface Wi-Fi enable” and pressing Enter; to disable Wi-Fi, type “netsh interface set interface Wi-Fi disable” and pressing Enter.
How to disable Wi-Fi in Windows 11 and Windows 10 with Command Prompt
- To disable Wi-Fi on Windows 10 or 11, using the command prompt, complete these steps:
- To open Command Prompt as an Administrator, right-click on your Start menu and select Command Prompt; then run it as administrator.
- Type this command and press Enter:
netsh interface set interface Wi-Fi disable
- This will disable your Wi-Fi adapter and disconnect you from any active Wi-Fi network.
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How to enable Wi-Fi with Command Prompt in Windows 11 and Windows 10
- To enable Wi-Fi on Windows 10 or Windows 11 using a command prompt, complete these steps:
- To open the Command Prompt as an Administrator, launch it.
- Type the following command and press enter:
netsh interface set interface Wi-Fi enable
- This will re-enable your Wi-Fi adapter, and you can connect to a Wi-Fi network again.
Disconnect Wi-Fi with Command prompt
To disconnect Wi-Fi network using the command prompt, follow these steps:
- Open the Command Prompt as an Administrator.
- Type the following command and press Enter:
netsh wlan disconnect
- This will disconnect you from the currently connected Wi-Fi network.
Commands to control Wi-Fi in Windows
Here are some commands that you can use to control Wi-Fi on Windows 10 and Windows 11
- If you want to see the list of Wi-Fi networks, type the following command in the command prompt and then press Enter:
netsh wlan show networks
- Enter the following command, replacing “NetworkName” with the name of the Wi-Fi network you wish to connect to:
- If you wish to delete a network, simply replace “NetworkName” with its actual name.
netsh wlan delete profile name="NetworkName"