It is very important to check WiFi signal strength when you are facing issues with the Internet connection. In this article, we will share some simple methods to find WiFi signal strength on Windows 11.
- How to Check Your WiFi Signal Strength on Windows 11
How to Check Your WiFi Signal Strength on Windows 11
If you are using Windows 11, then we have multiple ways to check WiFi strength. Follow each method carefully.
Method 1: Use Taskbar to check WiFi signal strength
This is the easiest way to check WiFi strength in Windows 11 laptops and PC.
Step 1: On the desktop, check your taskbar and click on the network or WiFi icon.
Step 2: It will open a list of all networks near you.
Step 3: Check all the wireless connections near you. Here you can see all WiFi strength in the WiFi icon. More bars mean a powerful signal.
- 1 solid bar = weak signal
- 2 bars = medium range
- 3&4 bars = strong strength
Method 2: How to Check WiFi signal strength using Command Prompt
If you know how to use the command prompt, you can easily use simple commands to see your WiFi strength. To use this command, your computer should be connected to the WiFi.
Step 1: Open the start menu using the Windows button on your keyboard.
Step 2: Search for CMD and then choose the run as administrator option from the results.
Step 3: Now type this command in the CMD window and then press enter.
netsh wlan show interfaces
Step 4: Check results and see a signal in the list. It shows how strong your WiFi is.
If it shows more than 80% then your WiFi signal is really good.
Method 3: Use PowerShell to check WiFi signal strength
Just like the Command prompt, you can also use Powershell to check your WiFi signal power. Here are quick steps to use powershell.
Step 1: Open the start menu and then search for powershell.
Step 2: Open PowerShell and then use this Command to check Wireless network power. Press enter once you paste the Command in powershell.
(netsh wlan show interfaces) -Match ‘^\s+Signal’ -Replace ‘^\s+Signal\s+:\s+’,”
It shows a percentage as a result between 0 to 100. Above 80 means a strong network. More than 50 means medium network strength.
Method 4: Use WiFi Analyzer apps
You can use 3rd party apps from Microsoft Store to check the Check WiFi Signal Strength in Windows 11.
Step 1: Open Windows Store from the Start menu.
Step 2: Click on the search icon and then search for “WiFi Analyzer”.
Step 3: Click on WiFi Analyzer and then again click on the get button.
Wait for some time. The app will be installed on your laptop.
Step 4: Once installed, open the app and check signals. It will show other details about your WiFi.
Method 5: Use Control Panel to check the WiFi Signal power
You can also use the control panel in Windows 11 to view WiFi strength. Here are the steps.
Step 1: Open the Windows start menu using the Windows button on your keyboard.
Step 2: Search for the control panel and open it from the results.
Step 3: Go to Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.
Step 3: Now open file explorer with the Windows + E button on the keyboard and paste this path into the navigation bar.
Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center
Step 4: Here you can check your wifi signal strength.
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