Whether you're at home, work, or out and about, chances are you'll find a Wi-Fi network that you can connect to for internet access.

  1. Select the Network, Sound, or Battery icons (  ) on the far right side of the taskbar to open quick settings.

    The Disconnected icon appears when you’re not connected.

    The Network Offline icon in Windows 11.

  2. On the Wi-Fi quick setting, select Manage Wi-Fi connections .

    Where to find "Manage Wi-Fi connections" in the Windows 11 quick settings.

  3. Choose the Wi-Fi network you want, then select Connect.

  4. Type the network password, and then select Next.

Fix Wi-Fi connection issues in Windows

Connect to a Wi-Fi network

Whether you're at home, work, or out and about, chances are you'll find a Wi-Fi network that you can connect to for internet access.

  1. Select the Network icon on the taskbar. The icon that appears depends on your current connection state. If you don’t see one of the network icons (or a similar one) shown in the following image, select the Up arrow  to see if it appears there.

  2. Choose the Wi-Fi network you want, then select Connect.

  3. Type the network password, and then select Next.

  4. Choose Yes or No, depending on the type of network you're connecting to and if you want your PC to be discoverable by other PCs and devices on the network.

Fix Wi-Fi connection issues in Windows

Connect to a Wi-Fi network

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