How to Change Wi-Fi Network Preference Settings On Your Mac

Wish to rearrange Wi-Fi network preference settings on your Mac? Head over to this straightforward guide to choose which Wi-Fi network your Mac connects first as well as ideally rearrange the preference settings based on your need. And yes, do share your feedback in the comments below!

I have set up multiple Wi-Fi networks on my Mac. But the one that’s most trusted is always my first choice. Only if it’s not working, I go for other networks. Changing Wi-Fi network preference settings on Mac is quite simple and you can choose which Wi-Fi network your macOS device connects first!

So, if you like a particular network or find it more reliable, you can put it at the top of the Wi-Fi network list. Your Mac will automatically connect to it. But when this network is not working, your computer will connect to the second network on the list.

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How to Change Wi-Fi Network Preference Settings On Mac

How to Change Wi-Fi Network Preference Settings On Your Mac

Step #1. First off, click on the Wi-Fi icon from the menu bar on your Mac.

Step #2. Now, click on Open Network Preferences.

Open Network Preferences on Mac

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Step #3. On the Network Settings page, you need to click on the Advanced.

Click on Advanced in Network Settings on Mac

Step #4. Next, you should see a list of Wi-Fi networks under Wi-Fi tab. They are the ones you have used on your macOS or iOS devices. To put the Wi-Fi networks as per your preference, simply click on a network and move it up or down in the desired order.

Change WiFi Network Preference Settings On Mac

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Hence, the most preferred Wi-Fi will appear at the top spot on this list.

After you have perfectly rearranged the networks, click on OK button to confirm.

That’s done!

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