How to Stop Your Mac From Automatically Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network


Your Mac automatically reconnects to Wi-Fi networks you’ve previously connected to. Starting with macOS High Sierra, you can now tell your Mac not to automatically connect to certain Wi-FI networks. Your Mac will remember the Wi-Fi network’s passphrase and other connection details, but won’t connect unless you tell it to.

This is useful for Wi-Fi networks you may use occasionally, like Comcast’s xfinitywifi or other public Wi-Fi networks. On older versions of macOS, you had to delete…

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