In order to turn off the Wi-Fi on a Windows 10 device, the user must first go to the Windows Start menu. Once the menu has been opened, the user can select the Settings button or type “Settings” into the search bar at the bottom of the start menu. This will open up the System Settings page.
Within the System Settings page, the user will need to find the section for Network & Internet Settings. This will typically be located on the left side of the page. Within this section, the user should select the Wi-Fi option, which is usually found at the top of the list. This will open up the Wi-Fi settings page.
On this page, the Wi-Fi status should be listed at the top, next to a toggle switch. If the toggle is set to On, then the Wi-Fi is currently enabled and connected. If this is the case, the user can simply click on the switch to change it to Off, disabling the Wi-Fi connection without disconnecting from any networks.
If the toggle switch is already set to Off, then the Wi-Fi is already disabled. In this case, the user can use the Disconnect button to disconnect from any currently connected networks. This will disable the Wi-Fi connection and ensure that no networks are accessible.
If the user would like to prevent the Wi-Fi connection from being turned back on automatically, they can turn off the “Connect automatically” option. This is enabled by default, but can be turned off in the Wi-Fi settings page. The user should also make sure to turn off the “Airplane mode” option in the same page, as this will also disable the Wi-Fi connection.
Once the user has disabled the Wi-Fi connection, they should make sure to save their changes by clicking on the “Apply” or “Save” button. This will ensure that the changes are applied and that the Wi-Fi connection stays off.
Following these simple steps, the user can easily turn off the Wi-Fi connection on their Windows 10 device. This can be useful for conserving battery life, improving network security, or just ensuring that no unintentional connections are made.