How to Get a MacBook to Forget a Wi-Fi Network

It’s common on an Apple MacBook that the WiFi stops working randomly. This could be because the password on the network has been changed and not similar to the password set on the MacBook. The best way to fix this WiFi issue is to forget the Wi-Fi network and then reconnect and enter the correct password. Recommended: Fix WiFi not working in Mac OS X

Also when using a shared network, sometimes the password or login has changed and connecting to the Internet is an issue. It could also be that when the MacBook is trying to connect to a network the connection is longer available and users may want to know how to forget the WiFi network connected to the MacBook.

Another reason that Mac OS X users would want to forget a wireless network is if the Apple computer connects to a different WiFi network by mistake. In any case, it’s easy to forget a wireless network on Mac OSX. The following is a guide on how to get a MacBook to forget a Wi-Fi network and will work on the Apple MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Retina display and iMac.



How to Make a MacBook Forget a Wi-Fi Network

  1. Turn on the Apple computer
  2. Select on the “Airport” menu
  3. Open “Network Preferences”
  4. Select the “Advanced” button
  5. Select the WiFi connection that needs to be removed
  6. Select the “- button”
  7. Select “OK”
  8. Select “Apply”
  9. Close the Network system preferences pane


Now the MacBook has forgotten the WiFi password of a specific network.








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