How to Forget a Network in Windows 10

There are times when forgetting a wi-fi network you frequently connect to using a Windows 10 computer needs to be forgotten. It could be because you are trying to fix a connection issue or simply to remove access to the network. This article provides step by step instructions on how to forget a network in Windows 10.

Step by Step on How to Forget a Network in Windows 10

Step 1: Locate the network icon on Windows taskbar. Usually located near the clock.

Step 2: Right click on the network icon and select Open Network & Internet Settings.

forget network in windows 10 network icon

Step 3: Click on Wi-Fi

wi-fi settings for forgetting a network

Step 4: Click on Manage Known Networks

manage known networks

Step 5: Locate the network you want the computer the forget. Click on it and select Forget Network.

forget network

That’s it. Your computer will now request to type in a password when you try to connect to the network next time. These steps are very useful when you are connected to a network but it is not giving you Internet access. If this is the case you are facing, restart the computer after forgetting the network and this should enable Internet connection once you log back into the network.

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