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How to turn your Wi-fi on and off on your window pc

Have you been having problem connecting your Windows PC or laptop to Wi-Fi networks? Then you are in the right place, We are going to show you how to switch your wireless connection on and off and how to get the troubleshoot adapter settings.

Microsoft have turned thing around a little bit here in there new and latest operating system and so many things have taken different turns and positions, so it affected the Wi-fi and users are finding it strange in putting on the Wi-fi because it has changed and difficult in getting to know how to put on there Windows 10 PC Wi-fi.

Switch Wi-Fi on and off

The usual process of putting your Wi-Fi on and off in Windows 10 is quite simple and easy to know. Now to do so you have to use the Wi-fi icon located in the system tray – at the right hand side of the task-bar as you see in the image below were you find the battery icon, next to it there you will find the Wi-fi icon, now click on the icon connection and select your different available networks and insert password if there is any and if none you go ahead and connect.

Windows 10 Wi-Fi settings

What to do when there’s no Wi-Fi icon in Windows

In a Case where the Wi-Fi icon is not in the corner then it is likely to be that an Ethernet cable is plugged in or the Wi-Fi adapter is switched off. If it happens in the case where the Wi-fi adapter is turn of you won’t be able to detect Wi-fi network at all, Now this is the process on how to turn your Wi-fi adapter on and of.

Wireless network adapter. A wireless network adapter is a device that connects your PC to a wireless network. To connect your portable or desktop PC to your wireless network, the PC must have a wireless network adapter. Most laptops and tablets—and some desktop PCs—come with a wireless network adapter already installed.

To check whether your PC has a wireless network adapter:

  1. Select the Start  button, type device manager in the search box, and then select Device Manager.
  2. Expand Network adapters.
  3. Look for a network adapter that might have wireless in the name.

Now How to Turn It On

• 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.
• Right click on the Wi-Fi adapter and click Enable.

With this simple steps in this guide on how to turn wi-fi on am sure your problems about this are solved.


Precious Okafor

I am Precious Okafor (White Angelis) a passionate entrepreneur and digital marketer.

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