Shortcut key to toggle WiFi on/off

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  1. Posts : 15
    Win 7
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    Shortcut key to toggle WiFi on/off


    Whenever i enter a cafe i turn on the WiFi by clicking the icon, afterwards i close it the same way.
    Is there a way to make a combination of keys to toggle it?
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  3. Posts : 15
    Win 7
    Thread Starter
       #3

    I did that but it doesn't work.
    Maybe the name of my WiFi connection isn't Karol?
    Here's the screen
    Shortcut key to toggle WiFi on/off-wifi-name.jpg
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  4. FreeBooter's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Try Wi-Fi as a connection.
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  5. Posts : 15
    Win 7
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Doesn't work
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  6. FreeBooter's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Try Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi connection name.
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  7. dalchina's Avatar
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  8. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 19635
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    Hello Karol,

    Does your laptop have a key or switch on the keyboard to toggle on/off Wi-Fi like in Option 1 below?

    Wi-Fi - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

    In addition, you could also create a shortcut with the commands in the tutorial below to enable/disable the wireless network adapter.

    Enable or Disable Network Adapters in Windows
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  9. Try3's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1909 Build 18363.778
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    Karol,

    Please do note that this is not what it seems. It disables then re-enables your WiFi card [once you find out its name using the advice @dalchina posted later on]. If you turn on your WiFi using its normal button or whatever then you would then be able to, in effect, turn it on and off using these netsh commands. But it is still not what you asked for - it is not replicating your normal WiFi on/off switch. I use these netsh commmands in an elevated batch file regularly instead of using the WiFi switch [for a particular reason that would be a distraction to explain] -
    Code:
    netsh interface set interface "Wi-Fi" disabled
    netsh interface set interface "Wi-Fi" enabled
    My WiFi card happens to be called "Wi-Fi" but you must find out the name of yours yourself.

    Denis
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  10. Posts : 15
    Win 7
    Thread Starter
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    Thanks Try3 and the rest
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