How to Forget a Wi-Fi Network on a Mac
As we all know, Wi-Fi is an essential part of our lives in this digital era. Most of our devices, including Macs, are connected to Wi-Fi networks for faster internet connectivity. However, sometimes you may need to forget a Wi-Fi network on your Mac, such as when you’re no longer using it or if you’ve changed the Wi-Fi password. In this article, we’ll discuss how to forget a Wi-Fi network on a Mac.
Step 1: Click on the Wi-Fi icon
The first step is to click on the Wi-Fi icon located on the top right corner of the Mac menu bar. It looks like a set of curved lines.
Step 2: Open Network Preferences
Next, you need to click on “Open Network Preferences” at the bottom of the Wi-Fi drop-down menu. It will launch the Network Preferences window.
Step 3: Select the Wi-Fi network
In the Network Preferences window, you will see a list of Wi-Fi networks that your Mac has connected to previously. Select the Wi-Fi network that you want to forget from the list.
Step 4: Click on “Advanced”
Once you have selected the Wi-Fi network, click on the “Advanced” button located at the bottom right corner of the window.
Step 5: Remove the Wi-Fi network
In the Advanced window, you will see a list of all Wi-Fi networks that your Mac has ever connected to. Find the Wi-Fi network that you want to forget and highlight it. Then, click on the “Remove” button located at the bottom left corner of the window. You may be prompted to confirm that you want to remove the network. Click “OK” to remove the Wi-Fi network from your Mac.
Step 6: Click on “Apply”
Finally, click on the “Apply” button located at the bottom right corner of the window to save your changes.
In conclusion, forgetting a Wi-Fi network on a Mac is easy and can be done in a few simple steps. Just click on the Wi-Fi icon, open Network Preferences, select the Wi-Fi network, click on “Advanced,” remove the Wi-Fi network, and click on “Apply.” Once you have forgotten the Wi-Fi network, your Mac will no longer connect to it automatically. You will need to manually select and connect to the Wi-Fi network again if you want to use it.