Here is how you can Enable or Disable WiFi in Windows 11, whenever required for troubleshooting purposes or because you prefer connecting to internet using Ethernet.
Enable or Disable WiFi in Windows 11
WiFi can be defined as a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) that makes uses of high-frequency radio waves to provide wireless Network and Internet connection to devices.
Most connected devices, including Windows laptop and desktop computers make it really easy to Turn WiFi ON/OFF and connect to your preferred WiFi Network.
However, it is not uncommon to come across situations where you may find yourself struggling to turn WiFi ON/OFF on the computer, especially when it is experiencing WiFi Connectivity Problems.
Hence, this article providing you with various methods to Enable and Disable WiFi in Windows 11.
1. Enable/Disable WiFi Using Keyboard
An way to Enable or Disable WiFi on a Windows computer is by pressing the WiFi key that should be available on the built-in keyboard of your laptop computer or on external keyboards attached to your desktop computer.
Simply, press the WiFi Key on the keyboard of your computer and this button works like a toggle, switching WiFi ON when pressed and switching OFF WiFi when pressed again.
2. Enable/Disable WiFi Using Settings
Click on Start button > Settings icon > select Network & Internet in the left-pane. In the right-pane, you can Ebable WiFi by moving the toggle to ON position.
At any time, you can disable WiFi by moving the toggle to OFF position.
3. Enable/Disable WiFi From The Taskbar
Click on Action Buttons located at bottom-right corner in the taskbar and click on WiFi.
On the next screen, move the WiFi toggle to ON Position and select the WiFi Network that you want to join.
If prompted, enter the Password for your WiFi Network.
5. Enable WiFi When There is No WiFi Icon in the Taskbar
If you are unable to find the WiFi icon, it is likely that you have an Ethernet cable plugged into the computer or the WiFi Adapter has been switched off on the computer.
Go to Settings > Network & Internet > scroll down in the right-pane and click on Advanced Network Settings. On the next screen, scroll down and click on More Network Adapter Options.
On the next screen, right-click on WiFi Icon and select Enable option in the menu that appears.
Hopefully, you should be able to connect to internet after switching ON WiFi on the computer. If you are still having problems and unable to connect to WiFi, you can take a look at the following articles.