5 Ways to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10



How to turn on or off WiFi in Windows 10

If you’re on the move with a laptop, you may not need to use the Internet. Because, you may want to off to save battery power on an airplane or somewhere else where there’s no Wi-Fi available. Well, How do I enable and disable Wifi

How to turn on or off WiFi in Windows 10

Method 1: Keyboard

If you’re using a laptop, there’s a good chance you can enable and disable the WiFi from the keyboard alone. Typically, this involves holding down the Function (“Fn”) key and pressing another key with a WiFi symbol on it.

How to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10

Method 2 : Enable with laptop Wi-Fi button

Some laptops have an On/Off button or switch for the Wi-Fi connection, like the button shown in the picture. It is usually found on the front edge of the laptop or above the keyboard.How to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10

Find the button or switch and make sure it is enabled. When enabled, the button should be illuminated as orange , or the switch should be in the On position.

If you don’t have a keyboard shortcut or laptop Wi-Fi button you can turn off WiFi through Windows 10 instead.

Method 3 : Taskbar

-Click on the wireless network system icon on the taskbar.

How to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10

If you don’t see it, you may need to expand the list of icons by clicking the arrow to the left. Alternatively, there is a Quick Action button in the Action Center. You can use it to toggle the Wi-Fi function with one click.

How to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10

Expand the buttons if you have no Wi-Fi button visible and Disable or enable the Wi-Fi function. Also, we can click the “Airplane mode” button and disable WiFi that way instead.

Note: it’s important to realise that flight mode will shut off all wireless communications to the computer. This does include the WiFi; however, it also includes other wireless communication capabilities such as Bluetooth. If you’re currently using other wireless communications (such as a Bluetooth mouse), disable only the WiFi. If you want to disable all communications entirely, you can use airplane mode.

How to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10

Method 4: Windows Settings

If you want to do this from the Settings menu, navigate to Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi.

Windows Settings

Set your Wi-Fi connection to “Off” here, or Settings > Network & Internet > flight mode “Off”

How to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10

Method 5: Adapter options

Go to the Start Menu and select Settings. Click on Networks & Internet. Select Wi-Fi on the left pane. Scroll down and click on Change adapter options.

Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections

How to Enable or Disable Wifi in Windows 10

Right click on the Wi-Fi adapter and click Enable or disable.

Thats all…

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