Attention Mac users! Have you noticed that your Mac remembers various private and public Wi-Fi networks that it has connected to in the past? This feature is meant to make your life easier, as it allows your Mac to automatically connect to these networks in the future without any manual intervention or password entry.But what if you want to modify this list of “preferred networks”?
Well, the good news is that you have the option to edit this list and change individual network connection settings.
Maybe you want to remove duplicate networks or perhaps you just want to forget a particular one.
Whatever your motive may be, we’ve got you covered with the following steps that provide a comprehensive guide to help you through the process in a hassle-free manner. Don’t wait any longer, let’s dive right in!
How to Forget a Wi-Fi Network on Your Mac.
- Click the Wi-Fi icon in the top-right corner of the Mac menu bar.
- Select Open Network Preferences….
- Click Advanced.
- Click a network in the list to select it. (To select multiple networks, hold the Command key while clicking them.) You can also drag networks higher up the list toprioritize them over other local networks.
- Click the minus (“–”) icon below the list to forget the selected network.