Is your Windows PC or laptop having problems connecting to Wi-Fi networks? We show you how to switch wireless connectivity on and off and troubleshoot adapter settings.

Switch Wi-Fi on and off

The basic process to switch your Wi-Fi on and off in Windows 10 is nice and simple. Use the Wi-Fi icon located in the system tray - the section to the far right of the Taskbar. Click on the icon and here you can toggle the Wi-Fi and choose from the different available networks.

Windows 10 Wi-Fi settings

What to do when there's no Wi-Fi icon in Windows

If there's no Wi-Fi icon in the corner then you've either got an ethernet cable plugged in or the Wi-Fi adapter is switched off. Here's how to switch it back on.

• Go to the Start Menu and select Settings.
• Click on Networks & Internet.
• Select Wi-Fi on the left pane.
• Scroll down and click on Change adapter options.
• Right click on the Wi-Fi adapter and click Enable.

Wi-Fi adapter settings Windows 10