How to Check WiFi Status Connected or Disconnected on any windows computer, it’s basic troubleshooting step to identify when there is an issue with network connection at home or office.
When you are doing important work or working from home or paying bills online via mobile what if wifi connection drops suddenly, you lose the transaction or work can be interrupted, there are a couple of quick ways you can check the status of the WiFi connection.
WiFi status using ncpa.cpl
If you using windows machines like Windows 10 or 7, open the run dialog box either you click on start button type run to open it or you can hit Window key + R from keyboard to open Run dialog box then type in ncpa.cpl command and hit enter, it will open local area connection manager, see the screenshots below.
if you notice the green bars a connected symbol indicates your wifi connection is connected and has good signal strength if you have all green bars, you can double click to see a complete status.
If you are using other than Windows like Linux, macOS, Google Chrome OS, and other operating systems, by default the status bar provided with icons that visually represent the WiFi connection status.
WiFi status using command prompt CMD
Open the command prompt by clicking on start button type run to open it or you can hit Window key + R from keyboard to open Run dialog box then type in cmd command and hit enter, it will open command prompt window, type below commands to get the WiFi status.
C:\Users\Rajash>netsh interface show interface | findstr /C:"Wi-Fi" /C:"Name Admin State State Type Interface Name Enabled Connected Dedicated Wi-Fi
if your wifi is disconnected you will get the below output.
C:\>netsh interface show interface | findstr /C:"Wireless" /C:"Name" Admin State State Type Interface Name Disabled Disconnected Dedicated Wireless Network Connection
Every WiFi router has some LED lights which indicate some signals, good, bad signal, lost or no internet, one can decide based on these LED lights as well.
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