Windows® 10 - Disconnect from a Wi-Fi Network

Note Notes:

  • These instructions are for disconnecting from a Wi-Fi network only. Refer to Forget Wi-Fi Connection to disconnect and remove the login credentials.
  • If your Windows operating system is unknown, refer to Determining Software Version - Windows.
  • These instructions are for the latest version of Windows 10.
  • If your device isn't running Windows 10, refer to the Windows 8 instructions.


  1. From the Windows desktop, click the Wi-Fi icon Settings icon (located in the lower-right, in the task bar).
    Note Utilize the touchscreen (if available) or mouse to select the on-screen options.
  2. From the Wi-Fi section (on the right, above the task bar), click the connected Wi-Fi network address.
    Network & Internet with Wi-Fi networks
  3. Click Disconnect.
    Network & Internet with Wi-Fi networks


Related Topic: Add a Wi-Fi Network