How to Check Wi-Fi Signal’s Strength of on Windows 10?

When you are using Wi-Fi on your PC via a Wi-Fi adapter, you may observe the Wi-Fi network depends on your place. In case you would like to found a better spot to receive the most from your Wi-Fi, and then looking at the network bar is the easiest method. You will determine the performance of the Wi-Fi signal strength. There are many ways to check the signal strength of your Wi-Fi. So, here are the instructions to do so:


Via Taskbar

  1. You should reach the taskbar then click on the Network button.
  2. After that, pursue the wireless button beside the network.
  3. Once you see a single tower, which means you receive a poor signal, or when you get two signals, it means that acceptable, and then 3 towers mean you should receive a well signal.

Via Settings

  1. Navigate to Settings and then launch it.
  2. Thereafter, select the option of Network & Internet.
  3. You should reach the option of Status and click on it.
  4. Finally, beneath the section of “Network status,” you will get the recent signal strength via the wireless button.

Via Wi-Fi Settings Screen

  1. You should reach the Settings screen.
  2. Afterward, go to the Wi-Fi button.
  3. Thereafter, beneath the section Wi-Fi, reach the wireless button, and you will see the strength of the signal.
  4. After completing the procedure, you will have to get well quality of Wi-Fi understanding to control the point.

Via Control Panel

  1. Firstly, pursue to Control Panel.
  2. Afterward, choose the option of Network & Internet.
  3. You should pick the Network & Sharing Center.
  4. Now, below the section of “View your active networks,” the wireless button beside the option of “Connections” will notify the quality of the signal.
  5. Alternatively, reach the name of the connection to view the quality of the signal, such as speed, SSID, and further details.

Via Command Prompt

  1. Firstly, pursue the to Start logo on the PC.
  2. After that, reach the search section and input ‘cmd’ into it and select the OK button to invoke the Command Prompt.
  3. Thereafter, input the following command to check the strength of the Wi-Fi signal and press the Enter button: “netsh WLAN show interfaces.”
  4. Now, navigate to the section of Signal to determine the quality of the signal.

Via PowerShell

  1. Navigate to the Start logo on the device.
  2. Then, reach the search section and insert ‘PowerShell’ into it and press the Enter button to invoke the PowerShell.
  3. After that, insert the command and press Enter: (netsh wlan show interfaces) -Match ‘^\s+Signal’ -Replace ‘^\s+Signal\s+:\s+’,”.
  4. Finally, you should look at the quality output of the signal.

Via Network & Sharing Center

  1. Reach the Control panel then pick the button of Network & sharing.
  2. Thereafter, check signal strength towers.
  3. Now, in case you wish, you can pursue through the URL of ‘wireless network connection’ to check its properties.


Published by Alessia Martine

Alessia Martine is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet, and new media.

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