How To Turn On Wifi On Dell Laptop With Keyboard?

WiFi capability is crucial for every laptop, mobile, tablet, or any other device having the wireless capability. Almost every device coming today is equipped with this facility, so everyone needs to know how to turn on wifi on Dell laptop with keyboard, on tab, or mobile? without failing.

In order to turn WiFi on, is not a tough task but sometimes it becomes difficult for naive users or beginners as brands tend to make some changes due to some inevitable reasons.

So to tackle these questions we have prepared a simple guide about different Dell laptops on different Windows or operating systems.

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How to turn on the WiFi on a Dell laptop?

Normally, it is not so hard to turn on WiFi on a Dell laptop with keyboard, as it is quite easy. The keyboard has “Fn” key usually located near the Ctrl key. 

Then locate the WiFi icon button in the top function keys, it is usually F2, F3, or F12. The WiFi button gets changed in some dell models so press accordingly.

1- Now Press Fn+F2/F3 keys to turn on WiFi on your dell laptop.


How to turn off wifi on Dell laptop with keyboard?

2-  Press the same button to turn off Wi-Fi. Watch the following video for easy understanding

How to turn on the WiFi on Dell Laptop in Windows 8 / Windows 10 / 11?


How to turn on the wifi on a dell laptop without a keyboard, Fn key, or manually?

In order to turn on the wireless capability of the Dell laptop on Windows 8 / Windows 10 or without keyboard interaction follow the following easy steps.

1- From Control Panel(settings) > Network and Internet > Connect to a Network or Click WiFi and turn on WiFi as shown in the picture.

or Click world/internet icon on the left of Speaker/Volum Icon and click Wi-Fi button to turn it on.  As shown in the picture.

2- You’ll find available networks here, connect to a network that has strong signals.

3- You can turn on Wi-Fi and connect to a network on Dell’s famous laptop models as mentioned below.

Dell Latitude e5400, e5410, e5430, e6320, e6400, e6410, e6420, e6430, e6510, e7470, e7450, Inspiron 15 3000 series or, optiplex 7010.

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How to turn on the Wifi button/switch on a Dell laptop?

In old models of Dell laptops, there was a physical button on left, right, or front side of the laptop near connectivity ports or speakers.
In order to turn wifi on/off, you have to turn that button on/off physically to connect to Wi-Fi network. The physical button is no more in modern laptops. 

In order to have understanding, watch the following video.


In this article, we have covered the topic “How To Turn On Wifi On Dell Laptop With Keyboard?”. Remember there are certainly other ways to turn on wifi depending upon on laptop model, current operating system, like macOS or Windows, Chrome, etc that can not be covered here.

We have taken an overview to guide beginners or new users of dell laptops or operating systems. If your want to add any method, do let us know in the comments.

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