Fix WIFI Doesn’t Connect Automatically Windows 10

In normal, after you set the WIFI connecting for your computer, the wireless network will automatically connect the next time, so you can surf the Internet, view the Youtube video. But sometimes, you will find the WIFI doesn’t connect automatically after you reboot your computer. You need to reconnect it and type the password each time manually or use the Ethernet network. This is very inconvenient. So solving WIFI won’t automatic connection error is necessary.


Solution 1: Set the WIFI Network Connection Again

Solution 2: Uncheck Power Management

Solution 3: Create Group Policy

Solution 4: Uninstall and Reinstall Wireless Drivers

Solution 1: Set the WIFI Network Connection Again

Reset the WIFI network is easy to fix Windows 10 WIFI manual connection error.

Step 1: Click WIFI icon on the right bottom corner of the taskbar, and you then you will see many WIFI names list. Choose Network & Internet settings.

network internet settings

The settings contain many functions, such as Ethernet, WIFI, VPN, Airplane Mode, etc.

Step 2: In the left side, choose Wi-Fi. From Wi-Fi settings, click Manage known networks to manage the WIFI which does not connect automatically.

manage known networks

Step 3: Choose the wireless network won’t automatically connects to Windows 10, then click Forget button. After that, it will disappear in the list.

forget wifi password

This action is deleting the wireless connection. In this way, Windows 10 will forget this WIFI.

Step 4: Restart Computer. Restart computer will help take effective for this change.

Step 5: Click the WIFI icon again, and then find the WIFI name, type the password again to connect WIFI to Windows 10. Remember to check Connect automatically function, this is very important.

Now the wireless disconnected automatically problem for Windows 10 will solve.

Of course, this solution can be applied to Windows 8.1, 8 and Windows 7.

Solution 2: Uncheck Power Management

Sometimes, the power management settings will be a reason to cause WIFI failed to connect automatically.

Step 1: Enter device manager. You can type device manager in the search box to enter it, this is the fastest way.

Step 2: Expand Network adapters, and find the wireless device. Right-click it to select Properties.

wireless properties

Step 3: Find Power Management tab, and uncheck the option of Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.

wireless power management

This solution will help to support power management for the wireless device, so Windows 10 will automatically detect it and connect the WIFI conveniently. It won’t disconnect again after restarting.

Related View: Fix Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power Grayed out.

Solution 3: Create Group Policy

Step 1: Click Win + R to open the run box, type regedit to run the registry. And there are 23 important shortcuts you should know.

regedit in run

Step 2: Locate the path:

Step 3: Right click the WcmSvc, and follow these clicks: WcmSvc > New > Key. Named the New Key #1 as Group Policy.

Step 4: Select Group Policy folder, and right click the blank space in the right window. Follow these clicks: New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

wireless group policy

After you created the DWORD, rename it as fMinimizeConnections.

fminimize connections

Now, you can reboot your computer to take effect about this automatic connecting policy. Now, the WIFI doesn’t connect automatically for Windows 10 will solve perfectly. This can also be applied to Windows 8.1, 8, 7.

Solution 4: Uninstall and Reinstall Wireless Drivers

This is also an easy way. Because after you uninstall the Wireless driver, the WIFI connection disappears. And after reinstalling the wireless driver, you can reset the wireless connection again.

Step 1: Open the device manager, find the wireless adapter, right-click it to choose Uninstall to uninstall the WIFI driver.

uninstall driver

Step 2: Click Change for hardware changes in the toolbar, the Windows 10 will scan your wireless adapter automatically and reinstall the driver for you.

scan for hardware changes

If it cannot help you install the Wireless driver correctly, you can try to use Driver Doctor to help you. This is the tutorial you need: update WiFi drivers automatically.

Step 3: Restart Computer.

Step 4: Reset the WIFI connection again. Find the WIFI name you want to connect, type the password and check Connect automatically.

So the above 4 ways can fix the WIFI does not automatic connecting on Windows 10 issue. Wish it can help when occurring this problem.


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