Disable WiFi sense in Windows 10 - How to [In One Step]

Disable WiFi sense in Windows 10 - That's what we gonna see in this post...

Works on Windows 10

Creators Update, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, and other editions of Windows like Windows 10

earlier builds like Aug 2015 and Nov 2015 builds...

Microsoft had introduced a feature known as WiFi sense in Windows 10, this feature will make your

network to be shared between the people not only you know but also to others. You may ask how

he/she can connect without PIN or password ? the answer is Windows 10 will automatically share

the passwords with the people who are in your contact list..Though such things are discontinued, if

you are still in the earlier build of Windows then, it will work as per it programmed ( It will collect

your network information , automatically process it and will connect it that too with out password )

So, don't panic, here is a way to disable wifi sense in Windows 10. There are lot of ways you can

disable the WiFi sense like using registry editor and gpo, even powershell.

But , such things are for experienced, if you are a inexperienced then here is a way to disable it

without any complicated steps..

Your WiFi network will have a name[technically it is called SSID] right ? just add _optout to the end of your WiFi network name..

If you are using Ethernet, then look the above video for how to change SSID of your ethernet..

For example : If your WiFi network name is WiFinotavailable then change it to


That's it..

Option 2 : Sign out from Microsoft Account

1) IF you are using Microsoft account, then WiFi sense requires Microsoft account for most of its

process, simply Sign-out from your microsoft account.

Now, no one you can connect to your PC using WiFi sense technology.

That's it..

You're done..

Are you a beginner ? then here are all posts that deals with mastering basics of Windows 10.

Click to see all the basic tutorials