Windows 10

Connecting to Wi-Fi with Windows 10


To connect to the Wi-Fi using windows 10 you must first know the wireless SSID and password for your router. If you have a DFN router you may look to our Managing you Wireless Router page for some assistance. If this is a Non-DFN router please refer to the owners manual or manufacturer for factory set SSID and password.

Click on the Start icon located on the bottom left of your page. Will look like a white window pane


Windows 10 Start and Settings Icons

Next select Network and Internet which will look like a wireframe globe.


Windows 10 Network Icons

Look for the Wi-Fi link on the left side of your page, Click it, then in the center of the page click Show available networks in the center of the page


Windows 10 Wi-Fi and known wireless

Look for the Wi-Fi network SSID you are wanting to connect to and click it


Windows 10 Wi-Fi and known wireless

Make sure that Connect Automatically is checked and click Connect


Windows 10 Wi-Fi and known wireless

Enter in the password for your wireless and click next


Windows 10 Wi-Fi and known wireless

Windows will verify the password with your router. If you are promtped with a windows asking if you would like your device to be discovered on the network, you may select yes if this is your home or a private connection


Windows 10 Wi-Fi and known wireless

Provided the password is correct, you will now be connected to your router wirelessly. Note the wireless icon will now indicate your wireless signal strength. Ideally you would want to have at least 3 bars showing, if you do not please see the Troubleshooting Wireless Page


Windows 10 Wi-Fi and known wireless