How to forget a Wi-Fi network on your Windows 10 device
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- You might want to forget a network on Windows 10 if you’ve moved recently, travel often, or recently changed your Wi-Fi network.
- Windows 10 devices can create profiles of Wi-Fi networks you connect to and use them to reconnect to a Wi-Fi network easily, but you can forget a network easily as well.
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Whenever your Windows 10 device connects to a wireless network, the operating system will forge a profile of sorts, storing valuable information, such as your password.
Storing Wi-Fi network passwords will make it easier for you to reconnect to a network the next you’re looking to use it. However, if a wireless network updates their privacy settings, you will be unable to connect to the network using your previously-stored information.
Additionally, if a Wi-Fi network is renamed, or you move into a new area that comes with a new Wi-Fi network, you can disconnect your Windows 10 device from any older network you are no longer using. Here is how you can forget a network on Windows 10.
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How to forget a network on Windows 10
1. Turn on your Windows 10 device.
2. On the right-hand corner of your screen click the “Network” icon.
3. Click “Network & Internet Settings.” This will open a new page on your computer.
4. Alternatively, you can also access this page by searching for “Network & Internet Settings” in the search bar on the lower left-hand corner of your screen, or by clicking on the “Windows” button, clicking “Settings,” and then clicking “Network & Internet Settings.”
5. Click “Wi-Fi” on the left-hand side of the new page.
6. Once you’re there, click on “Manage known networks,” and then click on which network you want to remove from your Windows 10 device.
7. Click “Forget” to remove the stored network.
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