How to Remove or Forget a Wireless Network

When you change your Campus ID password you need to update the password on all devices that you use to connect to campus Wi-Fi and email. These instructions will help you update the password on all devices.

Table of Contents

  1. Android
  2. Apple iPhone and iPad
  3. Mac OS X
  4. Windows 10
  5. Windows 11

Android

  1. Enter your device's Settings via the app or gear icon.
  2. Tap on Connections. screenshot of connections option in settings
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi.
  4. Touch and hold on each Wi-Fi network you have used and then tap Forget network from the menu it appears on.screenshot of the Forget Network option
  5. Reconfigure the wireless network by following the instructions in this article Wi-Fi for Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Apple iPhone and iPad

  1. Go to Settings, then tap on Wi-Fi. screenshot of iPhone wifi settings
  2. Tap the blue "i" next to the network name.
  3. Choose Forget this Network screenshot of option to Forget This Network
  4. Mac OS X
  1. Click the wireless icon in the upper right corner and click Open Network Preferences... at the bottom of that menu.
  2. Make sure Wi-Fi is selected on the left and click the Advanced... button.
  3. Under Preferred Networks, click the network you need to forget.
  4. Click the minus (-) button below the box to remove the network then click the OK button.
  5. Click Okay and Apply in the previous Network window to save the changes. You may also need to turn the Wi-Fi off and back on again to see the change.
  6. Reconfigure your wireless network by following the instructions in this article Wi-Fi for Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Windows 10

  1. Click the Network icon on the lower right corner of your screen.
  2. Then click Network Settings.
  3. In the Settings window click Manage Wi-Fi Networks.
  4. Click on the network you need to forget.
  5. Then click the Forget button.
  6. Reconfigure your wireless network by following the instructions in this article Wi-Fi for Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Windows 11

  1. Right-click on the Wi-Fi icon in the Action Center (right of the Taskbar).
  2. Click on Network and Internet settings.
  3. Click on WiFi.
  4. Click on Manage known networksnetwork and internet window for windows 11
  5.  Click on Forget next to the WiFi network that you want to remove. known wifi networks window
  6. Reconfigure your wireless network by following the instructions in this article Wi-Fi for Students, Faculty, and Staff.
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Article ID: 66048
Created
Thu 10/25/18 11:05 AM
Modified
Fri 8/19/22 3:22 PM