[Unstable Wifi] How to Fix Wifi Keeps Disconnecting in Windows 11

Windows 11 unstable WiFi has been a significant concern for people that switched from Windows 10 to 11. If your WiFi keeps disconnecting, then you are not alone. This article will help you with ten simple fixes and three advanced solutions to the WiFi issue with Windows 11.

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Updated by Daisy on Sep 22, 2022
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  1. 1. Does Windows 11 Have WiFi Issues
  2. 2. Why Does My WiFi Keep Disconnecting in Windows 11
  3. 3. 10 Methods to Fix Windows 11 WiFi Disconnection (Super Easy!)
  4. 4. Another 3 Solutions to Fix Unstable WiFi Problems (Advanced!)

Does Windows 11 Have WiFi Issues

After Microsoft released Windows 11, most Windows 10 users have updated Windows to the latest version. But, the transition to Windows 11 has not been fruitful for many. Windows 11 users are facing problems, including WiFi issues.

On the internet, many users have been complaining that their WiFi automatically disconnects using Windows 11. The Microsoft team has noticed this issue, and they are working on it.

But, you don't have to worry, as there are fixes available to resolve the common problem of WiFi connect issue in Windows 11. Before you see the fixes, let's see first why your WiFi keeps disconnecting in Windows 11.

Why Does My WiFi Keep Disconnecting in Windows 11

Below are some of the common reasons why your WiFi keeps disconnecting in Windows 11:

File System Corruption: Users who have installed Windows 11 can face WiFi that keeps disconnecting errors because of File system corruption. But, gladly, you can fix it by clean install method, which is enlisted in this article.

DNS issue: An inconsistent DNS (Domain Name System) can also trigger a problem for WiFi in Windows 11. Therefore, you need to ensure that DNS remains consistent. Else, you will have to set your current DNS.

Network Card Issues: Your system handles WiFi with the help of a Network card installed inside of it. Problems with the network card can also trigger disconnection of your WiFi.

TCIP and DHCP Problems: Sometimes, your system can misinterpret DHCP and TCIP settings due to connection with multiple WiFi devices. Hence, this results in WiFi issues in Windows 11.

The above-listed reasons are some of the common causes of WiFi Issues in Windows 11. In the next section, you will see how to fix Windows 11 WiFi disconnection issues.

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10 Easy Methods to Fix Windows 11 WiFi Disconnects Frequently in Windows 11

When you have come across the Windows 11 Wifi disconnection problem, you can try the 10 methods below, all of which are pretty easy.

  1. 1. Turn On/ Off Airplane Mode
  2. 2. Forget and Reconnect to WiFi Network
  3. 3. Connect Automatically to WiFi Network
  4. 4. Set WiFi Network to Private
  5. 5. Enable WLAN AutoConfig Service
  6. 6. Update the WiFi Driver
  7. 7. Adjust the WiFi Power Management Settings
  8. 8. Change Power Plan Settings
  9. 9. Reset Network Settings
  10. 10. Run Network Troubleshooter

Method 1. Turn On/ Off Airplane Mode

The easiest solution to the WiFi problem in Windows 11 is to enable and disable the Airplane mode on your computer. It will automatically restart your WiFi connection. Follow the below steps to turn on/off the airplane mode in Windows 11:

Step 1. Open the Action Center in Windows 11 by pressing Windows + A key.

Step 2. Toggle the Flight mode button. It will enable the Airplane mode.

Step 3. Once enabled, toggle the Flight mode button again. It will disable the Airplane mode.

toggle the flght button

Now try using your WiFi and see if the problem persists or not.

Method 2. Forget and Reconnect to WiFi Network

Another simple fix is to forget and reconnect your WiFi network. Follow the below steps:

Step 1. Open the action center using Windows + A key.

Step 2. Click next to your connected WiFi icon.

open connected wifi

Step 3. Now, Right-click on your connected WiFi and click on Forget.

forget connected wifi

Step 4. Once forgotten, reconnect to WiFi again.

Method 3. Connect Automatically to WiFi Network

Sometimes, even when your WiFi is nearby, it won't connect because of WiFi settings. Therefore, you need to allow Windows 11 to connect automatically to the WiFi network. Follow the steps below:

Step 1. Go to the action center (Windows + A) and click the arrow next to your WiFi.

open connected wifi

Step 2. Click on WiFi Properties.

click-properties

Step 3. Enable the "Connect automatically when in range" option.

enable automatical connection

Method 4. Set WiFi Network to Private

A Public WiFi network is open to threat and can cause issues to your computer. Therefore, it is recommended to set the WiFi network to private in Windows 11. Follow the below steps:

Step 1. Go to the action center (Windows + A) and click the arrow next to your WiFi.

open connected wifi

Step 2. Click on WiFi Properties.

click-properties

Step 3. Set WiFi availability to Private.

set wifi to private

Method 5. Enable WLAN AutoConfig Service

WLAN AutoConfig Services handles your WiFI operations in Windows 11. Ensure that the services are enabled for smooth WiFi usage in Windows 11.

Step 1. Press the Win + R key to open the Run window, type services.msc, and hit the OK button.

open services

Step 2. From the menu, select WLAN AutoConfig service and double-click on it.

Here, you have to change its Startup type to Automatic. Once done, click the Start button and hit the OK button.

enable auto config

Method 6. Update the WiFi Driver

It is a best practice to have the latest version of the WiFi driver. Updating your WiFi driver can resolve problems with WiFi in Windows 11. Follow the below steps:

Step 1. Press the Windows Key + X button and open the Device Manager.

open device manager

Step 2. Expand your Network adapters, select your WiFi drivers, and right-click on them.

Choose the Update driver option. Select search latest drivers from the internet option and follow the steps to update the WiFi drivers.

update wifi drivers

Method 7. Adjust the WiFi Power Management Settings

Windows 11 have options to save battery by disabling the connected WiFi. You can disable this property if you are facing WiFI disconnection issues. Follow the steps below:

Step 1. Press the Windows Key + X button and open the Device Manager.

open device manager

Step 2. Open the properties of your installed WiFi drivers.

open properties of wifi drivers

Step 3. Move to the Power Management tab > Uncheck the "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" option > Hit the OK button.

disable power management option

Method 8. Change Power Plan Settings

You can change your power plan settings for maximum Windows 11 computer performance. Follow the steps below:

Step 1. Search Power plan from Windows 11 search option and option Edit power plan.

open edit power plan

Step 2. Choose the "Change advanced power settings" option from the list.

select power settings option

Step 3. Change the Wireless Adapter Settings to maximum performance and hit the OK button.

maximize the power settings of the wireless adapter

Once done, restart your system, and check if the issue persists or not.

Method 9. Reset Network Settings

Another thing that you can try if nothing works is to reset your network settings. Follow the below steps:

Step 1. Open Windows Settings using Windows + I shortcut key.

Step 2. Click the Network & Internet option and select Advanced network settings.

choose advanced network settings

Step 3. Hit the "Network reset" option.

reset network

Method 10. Run Network Troubleshooter

A network troubleshooter in Windows 11 helps you fix multiple issues regarding your internet and connectivity. Run the network troubleshooter by following the steps below:

Step 1. Press Windows Key, search for troubleshooting and open Troubleshoot settings.

open troubleshooting settings

Step 2. Select "Other troubleshooters"

choose other troubleshooters

Step 3. Run the Internet Connections troubleshoot.

run internet troubleshoot

Try Another 3 Advanced Solutions to Fix Unstable WiFi Problems in Windows 11

The last part consists of simple fixes for WiFi issues in Windows 11. If you are still unable to resolve your issue, follow the advanced methods below.

  1. 1. Reinstall the Network Adapter
  2. 2. Install the Lasted Windows 11 Build
  3. 3. Perform a Repair Install (Clean Install)

Advanced Method 1. Reinstall the Network Adapter

Improper Network Adapter settings can result in Windows 11 WiFi disconnection issues. If such is the case, you need to reinstall the Network adapter. Follow the guide below:

Step 1. Open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2. Open the Network & Internet from Windows Settings and click on the Advanced network settings.

open advanced network settings

Step 3. Click on the Network reset option from the More settings section.

choose network reset

Step 4. Click the Reset now button. It will automatically remove and then reinstall network adapters.

network reset option

Now, wait for your computer to restart. After restarting, you will see that your network adapters have been reinstalled.

Advanced Method 2. Install the Lasted Windows 11 Build

Running an older Windows 11 built can also be a significant reason for your WiFi problems. To eliminate the WiFi keep disconnecting issue, you need to update your Windows 11 to the latest build.

Follow the below steps to install the latest Windows 11 build:

Step 1. Go to Windows 11 settings.

open windows settings

Step 2. Click on Windows Update from the Settings menu.

Step 3. Click on check for updates from the Windows Update.

It will check and show you if there are any updates to your current Windows 11 version. If it shows nothing, you are already on the latest build of Windows 11.

check and install updates

Advanced Method 3. Perform a Repair Install (Clean Install)

Unfortunately, if nothing has worked for you, you need to clean install your Windows 11. But, before going for this option, make sure you have created a complete backup of your existing data and files.

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You can follow the step-by-step guide below to create a backup of your data by using EaseUS backup tool before performing a repair install.

Step 1. To initiate a backup, click the Select backup contents option.

create file backup step1

Step 2. There are four data backup categories, File, Disk, OS, and Mail, click File.

create file backup step2

Step 3. On the left, both local and network files will be shown. You may extend the directory to pick the backup files.

File backup

Step 4. Follow the on-screen instructions and choose a location to store the backup.

File backup step4

Click Options to encrypt the backup with a password in Backup Options, then click Backup Scheme to specify the backup schedule and start the backup at a certain event. There are also other additional choices you may choose to tailor the backup process to your requirements.

Backup options

Step 5. The backup may be stored on a local disk, EaseUS' online service, or NAS.

file backup step4

Step 6. EaseUS Todo Backup enables customers to back up data to a third-party cloud drive as well as its own cloud drive.

If you want to back up data to a cloud drive provided by a third party, choose Local Drive, scroll down to add Cloud Device, and then add and log in to your account.

Backup to cloud
You can also choose the EaseUS cloud drive. Sign up for an EaseUS Account, then click EaseUS Cloud and log in.

backup to easeus cloud

Step 7. Click Backup Now to begin the backup process. The backup job will be presented as a card on the left side of the panel after it has been finished. Right-click the backup job to handle it further.

File backup step7

Now, follow the below steps to perform a repair install:

Step 1. Double click on the mounted Windows 11 ISO setup file to open Windows 11 setup.

open windows 11 iso file

Step 2. Click Next on the Windows 11 setup and agree to license terms.

accept win 11 license

Step 3. Windows 11 will show you that it is ready to Install. Click on the Install button.

install windows 11

Step 4. The system will restart and see the Windows 11 installation screen.

restart system

Step 5. Wait for the process to complete.

wait for the installation process to complete

Once the process is complete, Windows 11 will be repaired and installed on your computer. You can now restore the backup you created with EaseUS Todo Backup software. After everything is done, your WiFi will start to work without any issue.

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Closing Words - Backups are Always Concerned in Fixing Any Windows-related Problems

Whenever you work on any Windows-related issue, the most important thing is to have an up-to-date backup copy of your data because any fix in Windows has a slight probability that it can accidentally delete or corrupt your existing data.

Especially in the case of Windows 11 repairing, you must create a backup first before proceeding. Users have lost their data many times during Windows repair and clean installation.

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Jean

Jean has been writing tech articles since she was graduated from university. She has been part of the EaseUS team for over 5 years. Her special focuses are data recovery, disk partitioning, data space optimization, data backup and Mac OS. By the way, she's an aviation fan!

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