How to Forget a Wi-Fi Network on Your iPhone

 How to Forget a Wi-Fi Network on Your iPhone

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Your iPhone will automatically remember the Wi-Fi networks you join. When you’re in the vicinity of that network, it will automatically connect. You can view the list of network connections near you in Settings. This is also where you would tell your iPhone to forget a Wi-Fi network. You might decided to do this if you’re moving or having trouble with a particular connection. Here’s how to forget a Wi-Fi network on your iPhone.

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To do this:

  • Open Settings.
  • Tap Wi-Fi.

  • Select the blue ‘i’ next to the network you want to forget.

  • To be able to forget a network, you must have been previously connected to it.

  • Tap Forget This Network.

  • Confirm Forget.

If you try to log on to that network at a future time, you will need to re-enter the Wi-Fi password. Your other devices connected to the same iCloud Keychain account will also forget the network.

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