How to Connect Your Dell Laptop to Wifi?

Dell laptops are known for being among the most reliable you can find. The problems with these devices occur very rarely. And even when they do, they’re usually easy to solve. In fact, one of the most common issues with Dell laptops is that they are unable to make a Wi-Fi connection. If this problem is bothering you, there’s no need to worry as we, Dell support Australia is there for you. Depending on the type of OS that you’re using, here’s what you should do to fix a connection through Wi-Fi.

Set up Wi-Fi on Laptop

Windows 10 Users

If you’re a user of Dell computer that runs on Win 10, here’s how to do it:

  • Right-click on the network icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to open a menu
  • Click on open "Network and Sharing Center" (Shortcut: window+R and type ncpa.cpl)
  • The next step is to select Change Adapter settings, which will show you a list of all network adapters installed on your Dell laptop
  • If you don’t see the Wi-Fi adapter, the solution is to install it again

Windows 7 & Windows 8

For both of these versions of the operating system, the procedure is the same:

  • Go to the Control Panel and find Networking and Sharing Center
  • Click on View network connections
  • It will show you the type and the name of your network adapter
  • If you don’t see it on the list, the chances are that it’s not installed properly

Other Solutions

If after checking the connection you are still not able to fix the issue, it may be a sign of a more serious issue. Our advice is not to waste any more time. The best thing you can do is to call our Dell support phone number Australia 1-800-413-882 and ask professionals for their opinion.


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