If you use Wi-Fi in your Laptop, you may have faced the problem of your Wi-Fi getting switched off when your Laptop is kept idle for few hours. This is a default procedure in Windows which is done to optimize the power management. It results in an increase of your battery life.
For some users who use their Wi-Fi for longer periods of time, it is somewhat annoying as they have to re-establish the Wireless Network Connection. For some ISP’s, re-establishing the internet connection requires username and password, and the user has to enter username & password every time he/she logs in. Thus, this process makes it even more frustrating.
In this article, we’ll follow certain steps on how to keep your Wi-Fi from turning off in Windows 10:
Right click on “Start” icon positioned at the bottom left corner of your screen. Click on “Control Panel”.
On selecting the “Category View”, click on “Network and Internet”.
Now, click on “Network and Sharing Center”.
In the left sub menus, click on “Change adapter settings”.
Right click on your Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) & click on “Properties”.
In the “Wireless Connection Properties” window, click on “Configure”.
Click on “Power Management” tab.
Disable the check mark which says “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” & click on “OK” to complete the whole process.
Note: Disabling the check mark may affect your battery performance. Therefore, it is advisable to enable this feature if you do not use your Wi-Fi frequently.
Saurav is associated with IT industry and computers for more than a decade and is writing on The Geek Page on topics revolving on windows 10 and softwares.