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How To Set Network Priority Windows 10

If you have too many connections on a single computer, you can set network priority Windows 10 to the one you use frequently.

set network priority Windows 10
  • Open the Settings window and go to the Network & Internet section on your Windows 10 computer.
  • Select the Status tab and click Change adaptor options under Change your network settings.
  • If you have connected your computer to a wireless network, select the Wi-Fi section.
  • For a wired network, select the Ethernet connection to set network priority Windows 10.
  • Now, right-click on the network that you want to prioritize and select the Properties option from the displayed list.
  • When the Ethernet properties window appears, checkmark the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) box and select it. Now, go to Properties.
  • Click the General tab and select the Advanced option.
  • Uncheck the Automatic metric option.
  • Now, enter a priority value in the Interface metric section and click OK.
  • The lower you enter the metric value, the higher the priority will be. At the same time, the higher metric number gives lower priority.
  • Make sure to save the settings you have made.
  • Press the Windows and X keys together and select the Network Connections option from the displayed list.
  • Press the Alt key and hold it. Now, click on the Advanced button and go to Advanced Settings.
  • Under connections, select either Ethernet or Wi-Fi.
  • Now, select the network you use frequently and click on the up arrow icon to set priority.
  • Once you have made the necessary network priority settings, click on the OK button.
  • Now, when you click the Wi-Fi icon on the System Tray, you could find the network with the highest priority at the top.
  • Select the wireless network name and click the Connect automatically checkbox. Get connected to the network by entering the password and click the Connect button and complete the process to set network priority Windows 10.