It can be really frustrating if your Mac Keeps Disconnecting from WiFi Network. Fortunately, this annoying problem is easy to fix and you can find below the steps to Fix the Issue of Mac Disconnecting From WiFi Network.
Mac Keeps Disconnecting From WiFi Network
The problem of Mac disconnecting from WiFi Network mostly occurs due to your Mac trying to connect to some other WiFi Network, instead of connecting to your preferred WiFi Network.
This can happen, in case you had connected your Mac to a neighbour’s network when you first moved in to the apartment or you had connected your Mac to a public WiFi Network.
Once Mac gets connected to any WiFi Network, it remembers the User Name, Password and all the connection details associated with that WiFi Network, so that it can automatically join this network.
This can result in multiple WiFi Networks being stored on Mac, which in turn results in Mac connecting to whichever WiFi Network appears first in your Mac’s Network Priority List.
A simple solution to fix the problem of Mac disconnecting from WiFi Network is to delete the other WiFi Networks that your Mac is connecting to.
How to Fix Mac Keeps Disconnecting From WiFi Network
Follow the steps below to delete the unknown WiFi Network that your Mac is connecting to. This should fix the problem of Mac Keeps Disconnecting from WiFi Network.
In case there are multiple unknown WiFi Networks stored on Mac, it is better to start from a clean slate by deleting all the WiFi Networks stored on Mac and then add back your Preferred WiFi Network to Mac.
1. Click on the Apple Icon from the top-left corner of your screen and then click on System Preferences option in the drop-down menu.
2. On the System Preferences screen, click on the Network option.
3. On the Network screen, click on the Lock Icon located at bottom left corner of the screen.
4. On the pop-up that appears, enter your Admin User Name, Password and click on the Unlock button.
5. Next, click on the WiFi option in the left pane and then click on the Advanced button (See image below).
6. On the next screen, click on the WiFi tab (in case you are not already there) and then click on the WiFi Network (in Preferred Networks window) that you want to remove from your Mac (See image below)
7. Once the Network that you want to remove is selected, click on the Minus (–) button to remove this Network from Mac and click on OK to save the changes to Network screen (See image above).
Note: To delete multiple WiFi Networks, click anywhere in the Preferred Networks window, press Command + A keys on the keyboard of your Mac to select all the WiFi Networks and then click on the Minus (–) button to remove all the selected WiFi Networks.
The problem of Mac disconnecting from WiFi Network should be fixed, once the other WiFi Network that your Mac is connecting to is removed from Preferred Networks screen.
However, in case you had removed all the WiFi Networks on your Mac (including your own WiFi), then you will have to add back your Preferred WiFi Network to Mac by following the steps below.
1. Click on the WiFi icon from the top menu bar on your Mac and then click on your WiFi Network in the dropdown menu.
2. On the pop-up that appears, enter in the password for your WiFi network