How to connect to Wi-Fi on Windows 10

Connecting to Wi-Fi network on Windows 10 is very easy. Follow below steps to connect to Wi-Fi network on your Windows 10 device

Things you need to know before starting

  1. Wi-Fi hotspot name
  2. If you are connecting to secure network, you will need password/key to connect

Connect to Wi-Fi

  1. Make sure Wi-Fi is enabled on your computer. You will see icon like below in taskbar at bottom right if Wi-Fi is enabled
    Wifi enabled
  2. If Wi-Fi is disabled on your computer. You will see disabled icon like below in taskbar at bottom right
    Wifi disabled

    If Wi-Fi is disabled, enable it using Wi-Fi enable Key on your computer. Wi-Fi Enable Key is normally located on one of Function keys on Keyboard

  3. Click on Wi-Fi icon in taskbar to see all available Wi-Fi hotspots
    See all available Wi-Fi hotspots
  4. Select Wi-Fi hotspot you want to connect
    • Check 'Connect automatically' checkbox, if you always want to connect automatically
    • Click on 'Connect' to continue
    Select Wi-Fi hotspot you want to connect
  5. If you are connecting to secure hotspot, enter hotspot key/password in 'Enter the network security key' field
    • If you want to use 'Windows 10 Wi-Fi sense' feature to share your network with your contacts, check 'Share network with my contacts'
    • Click on 'Next' to continue
    Enter hotspot key/password
  6. After this your computer will be connected to Wi-Fi network
    Connected to Wi-Fi network
  7. You can verify connectivity by opening Web browser and typing any website address in address bar
    Browse website

Published - June 12, 2015 by Neelam Maske




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