How to connect to a Wi-Fi network using Command Prompt

2018-12-27 09:52:10 Clifford

Alternatively, you can connect to a Wi-Fi network using the netsh command line tool using Command Prompt. Here's how:

  1. Open Start.

  2. Search for Command Prompt, right-click the top result, and select Run as administrator.

  3. Type the following command to view the available network profiles and press Enter:

    netsh wlan show profile

  4. Make a note of the wireless network profile with the settings you want to use.

  5. Type the following command to connect to the Wi-Fi network and press Enter:

    netsh wlan connect ssid=YOUR_WIFI_SSID name=PROFILE_NAME

    In the command remember to specify the SSID of the network and profile name with the network settings you're trying to connect.

    Quick Tip: If you have more than one wireless adapter, you must also the specify in the command which adapter you want to use. For example, netsh wlan connect ssid=YOUR_WIFI_SSID name=PROFILE_NAME interface=Wi-Fi&

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