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How to Forget a Wireless Network

Occasionally you may have a need to have your device “forget” a wireless network. This may be due to needing to reinstall the eduroam Configuration Tool, or make not have Bronco-Guest appear as your default Boise State WiFi connection.

Find your device below and follow instructions to have your device forget a wireless network:

iOS

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi
  2. Select the network you wish to forget by tapping the icon of the “i” within the circle
  3. Select Forget This Network.

Android

  1. Go to Settings, and navigate to the page that lists your available WiFi networks (sometimes titled “Wireless & networks”)
  2. Press and hold the network you want to forget. Select “Forget network” from the popup menu

Windows 10

  1. Select the Network icon in the lower-right corner of your screen
  2. Select Network settings
  3. Select Manage Wi-Fi settings
  4. Select the network you want to forget from the list under “Manage known networks”
  5. Select Forget.

macOS and OS X

  1. Select System Preferences
  2. Select Network
  3. Select Wi-Fi from the list of network options at left, then select Advanced… at lower-right
  4. Select the network you want to forget to highlight it, then select the button (next to the + button)

Need Assistance?

For more information, contact the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357, helpdesk@boisestate.edu, chat, or Help Desk Self Service.

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