6 Ways to Turn Wi-Fi ON or OFF in Windows 11 PC

Most of the laptops nowadays have built-in wi-fi network adapter in them which helps users access the internet signal via wi-fi router that is connected to the internet. It is always recommended to turn the wi-fi off when not in use to enhance the performance of wi-fi on your laptop. Sometimes if your internet speed gets low, then as a part of troubleshoot you usually restart your modem router once. Along with restarting router, it is also better to turn on / off the wi-fi on your system. In this article we are going to show you how to turn your Wi-Fi ON / OFF on your windows 11 system in many ways.


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Method 1: From Action Center

Step 1: Open Action Center

Press Win + A keys together on your keyboard.

Step 2: In the Action Center

Click on Wi-fi icon on the top left corner as shown below.

This turns on / off the wi-fi when you click on it.

 

Wi Fi From Action Center Win11

Method 2: Enable / Disable Wi-Fi from Control Panel

Step 1: Open Control Panel

Press Win key on your keyboard and type control panel.

Hit Enter key.

Control Panel Search Min

Step 2: In the Control Panel window

Navigate to Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.

Then, Click on Change adapter settings as shown below.


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Change Adapter Settings Control Panel Win11

Step 3: To Disable Wi-Fi

Right Click on Wi-Fi and Click Disable from the menu.

Disable Wi Fi Control Panel Win11

Step 4: To Enable Wi-fi

Right-Click on Wi-fi and select Enable from the list.

Enable Wi Fi Control Panel Win11

This way you can enable / disable the Wi-Fi on your laptop.

Method 3: Enable / Disable Wi-Fi from Device Manager

Step 1: Open Device Manager

Press Win + X keys together on your keyboard.

Click Device Manager from the list.

Device Manager Winx Menu Win11 11zon

Step 2: In Device Manager window

To Enable Wi-Fi, Go to Network adapters and Right Click on Network adapter that has been installed on your laptop.

Select Enable device from the context menu as shown below.

 

Enable Wifi Device Manager Win11 11zon

To Disable the Wi-Fi, Go to Network adapters and Right Click on Network adapter that has been installed on your laptop.

Select Disable device from the context menu as shown below.

 

Disable Wifi Device Manager Win11 11zon

By this method, you can enable / disable the Wi-Fi on your system.

Method 4: Enable / Disable Wi-Fi using PowerShell application

Step 1: Open PowerShell application

Press Win key on your keyboard and type powershell.

Right Click on the PowerShell application from the search results.

Then, Click Run as administrator from the context menu.

Powershell Run As Admin

Step 2: In the PowerShell window

Type netsh interface show interface and hit Enter key to see all the network cards installed on your system.

Then, To Enable the Wi-Fi

Type netsh interface set interface Wi-Fi enable and hit Enter key.

 

Enable Wifi Powershell Win11

To Disable the Wi-Fi,

Type netsh interface set interface Wi-Fi disable and hit Enter key.

Disable Wifi Powershell Win11

This way you can enable / disable the Wi-fi on your system.

Method 5: From Settings app

Step 1: Open Settings app

Press Win + I keys together on your keyboard.

Hit Enter key.

Step 2: In the Settings app

Go to Network & internet and Click on Wi-Fi toggle button to turn it on / off as shown below.

 

Turn Wifi On Or Off From Settings App Win11


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This method turns Wi-Fi on / off on your laptop.

Method 6: From Advanced network settings

Step 1: Open Advanced network settings

Press Win + I keys together on your keyboard.

Then, Click on Network & internet > Advanced network settings as shown below.

Advanced Network Settings Win11 11zon

Step 2: In the Advanced network settings window

To enable Wi-Fi, Click on Enable button as shown below.

Enable Wifi From Advanced Network Settings Win11

To disable Wi-Fi, Click on Disable button as shown below.

Disable Wifi From Advanced Network Settings Win11

This allows you to enable / disable wi-fi on your windows 11 system.

That’s all folks!

Hope this article was informative and let us know which method you liked by leaving comments below.

Thank you for reading this article.

 

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