How to Forget a Network on MacBook Pro or Air

If you are having issues with your MacBook pro or air wifi connectivity issues and your mac is not connecting to mac or if mac is connected to wifi but no internet or mac is not connecting to your wifi network that you have already connected to your home wifi or office or any wifi network with correct wifi username and password then you need to forget network and then reconnect wifi network.

You need to go to Network settings on your mac and select the wifi network that you want to forget and click on forget wifi network and reconnect to wifi with username and password.

How to Forget A Network on MacBook pro or Air

Follow below methods to forget wifi network on macbook pro or air and reconnect to wifi network.

Using WIFI Option on Top Menu

Step 1: On your Mac -> Click on the wifi icon on the top right menu bar and Click on Wifi Settings.

Step 2: Click on 3 dots next to the wifi network that you want to forget and Select on Network settings.

Step 3: Click on Forget Network to forget wifi network and confirm in the pop up box and forget network on mac.

Using System Preferences or System Settings

Step 1: Click on Apple logo on top menu

Step 2: Click on System Settings or System Preferences.

Step 3: Click on Wifi on the left side menu.

Step 4: Click on 3 dots next to the wifi network that you want to forget the network and select forget network.

What Happens if i Forget Network on MacBook

If you forget wifi network, it will delete all the information from connected wifi network like username and password and wifi name.

How to Delete a WIFI network on Mac

If you want to delete wifi network on mac then you need to forget wifi network on mac from your wifi network settings and this will delete wifi network and  to connect to same wifi network you need to enter wifi username and password again and connect to wifi network.

Unable to forget wifi network on MacBook

If you are unable to forget the wifi network then you need to check with your profile and login with administrator privileges and forget wifi on mac.

If you are not logged into your mac with full rights and admin privileges then you wont be able to delete or forget wifi network on mac and you wont see forget wifi network option on mac without admin privileges.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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