How to Delete a Wifi Network on Mac

Joel Mason

Mac, Tutorials

Are you tired of seeing your old and unused Wi-Fi networks cluttering up your Mac’s network list? Deleting these networks not only helps to keep your Wi-Fi settings organized but also ensures that you are only connecting to networks that are safe and reliable.

In this tutorial, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of deleting a Wi-Fi network on your Mac. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Open System Preferences

To begin, click on the Apple menu in the top-left corner of your screen and select “System Preferences” from the dropdown menu.

Step 2: Access Network Preferences

In the System Preferences window, locate and click on the “Network” icon. This will open the Network preferences panel.

Step 3: Select Wi-Fi

In the Network preferences panel, make sure that the “Wi-Fi” option is selected in the left-hand sidebar. The Wi-Fi settings should now be displayed on the right-hand side of the panel.

Step 4: Open Advanced Settings

To access advanced Wi-Fi network options, click on the “Advanced..” button located at the bottom-right corner of the Wi-Fi settings window.

Step 5: Remove Wi-Fi Network

In the Advanced Wi-Fi settings window, you will see a list of all saved networks under the “Preferred Networks” tab. Scroll through this list and locate the network that you want to delete.

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Once you have found the Wi-Fi network you want to remove, click on it to select it. Then, click on the “-” (minus) button located below the list of networks. A confirmation dialog will appear.


Bold Text: Deleting a Wi-Fi network is as simple as clicking on the network and then clicking on the “-” (minus) button!

Step 6: Confirm Deletion

In the confirmation dialog that appears, click on the “Remove” button to delete the selected Wi-Fi network from your Mac.

Step 7: Apply Changes

After deleting the Wi-Fi network, you will be brought back to the Advanced Wi-Fi settings window. To apply the changes, click on the “OK” button.


You have successfully deleted a Wi-Fi network from your Mac. The deleted network will no longer appear in your available networks list, making it easier for you to manage your Wi-Fi connections.

Bold Text: Congratulations! You have successfully completed this tutorial!

Underlined Text: Now you can enjoy a clutter-free and well-organized list of Wi-Fi networks on your Mac!

This concludes our tutorial on how to delete a Wi-Fi network on Mac. We hope you found this guide helpful and easy to follow.

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