How to Check Your Wi-Fi Signal Strength on Windows 11

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

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.

click on the network or WiFi icon

Step 2: It will open a list of all networks near you.

WiFi Strength in Windows 11

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.

Open CMD and click on Run as admin

Step 3: Now type this command in the CMD window and then press enter.

netsh wlan show interfaces

Check Signal Strength

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.

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+’,”

Check WiFi Signal Strength Using Powershell

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.

Search for WiFi Analyzer and click on 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.

WiFi Analyzer Signal strength

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.

Search for control panel in start menu

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

paste networking path here

Step 4: Here you can check your wifi signal strength.

Check Wifi Signal

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Final Words

We have shared all possible methods to check WiFi strength in Windows 11. We will update the article with more ways to check WiFi signal strength on Windows 11.

Rahul Patel
Rahul Patel

Rahul is a blogger and a tech geek. By reviewing the latest technology and finding the solution of pesky errors, he feels immense pleasure. Driven by his innate interest in blogging, he adapted blogging as a full-time profession 4 years ago.

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