Windows will automatically connect you to the wireless networks you have previously linked to. If you are close to multiple networks with which you have previously connected, Windows will use a priority system to pick a Wi-Fi network. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to change the priority of Wireless networks in Windows 10.

Change the priority of Wireless networks in Windows 10

To change the priority of Wireless networks in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search box and choose the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the following Windows Setting screen will appear.

Choose the Network & Internet option as highlighted in the above image. As you click the option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see, the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Wifi option from the left side of the screen. Then click the Manage known networks option from the right side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. The following screen will appear.

Here will be the list of wireless networks you have connected.

To prioritize a specific wireless network, type the following command in the Command Prompt editor.

netsh wlan set profileorder name="wifi-name" interface="interface-name" priority=#

You will get the following message after typing the command.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to change the priority of Wireless networks in Windows 10.

How to change the priority of Wireless networks in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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