If you don’t know how to delete old Wi-Fi networks on Windows 10, we are going to help you out. Having different networks stored in our computer is something normal, especially if it is a laptop.
Every time we use a different network it is stored in our list of Wi-Fi networks. If you frequently connect to different networks, you probably have a long list of old connections that you have not used again.
Having that list full of old Wi-Fi networks can also cause problems when connecting to the internet. This is why having a clear list is the best option.
How to delete old Wi-Fi networks on Windows 10?
To access the old networks you must click on the Wi-Fi icon from the taskbar.
Windows 10 makes it really easy to delete Wi-Fi networks. To do this you must click on the Windows start button and go to settings where several options will appear. Then, follow these steps:
- Select “Network and Internet”. You can also enter this page by tapping the Wi-Fi icon and selecting the “Open Network and Internet Settings” option.
- A new page will open where you can also use the troubleshooter. When you are inside the function, you are going to tap on Wi-Fi.
- This will show you all the networks you have connected to with your computer and the ones you have saved.
- You can sort them and place your favorites to the top.
- You also have the option to filter them by the network provider or according to company policy.
- To delete networks, left-click on the network you want to delete and you will see two action boxes to choose from. One to view the network properties and another to “stop remembering”.
- You will have to click on the latter option to permanently remove it from your computer.