How to Configure WiFi Connection and Airplane Mode in Windows 8

You can build up a wireless connection (Wi-Fi) and Airplane mode in Windows 8 in several ways. You will start with finding out running wireless device within range of your Windows 8 laptop.

If this instrument is present then follow tips below to configure WiFi connection. 3 tips are being given and you may activate WiFi.

How to Configure WiFi Connection and Airplane Mode in Windows 8

First Step

Via the Charms bar –

  • Press the shortcut Windows logo key + C to start charms bar at a time.
  • Then choose Settings button underneath.
  • Now click the WiFi option in the right panel from charms settings window.
windows 8 charms panel
  • It will display an active wireless connection with the installed wireless device on your computer.
  • Choose opted wireless connection from Networks tab in the right panel.
  • Check this box – connect automatically and click on the Connect button.
windows 8 network panel
  • Now it requests you to insert optional wireless network key of the installed device.
windows 8 wifi password put in
  • Once you insert wireless key, your Windows 8 will be connected to Wi-Fi connection.

Thus, you have successfully made wireless connection (Wi-Fi) on Windows 8 computer.


You can switch on or off Airplane mode feature by sliding the button around left to right.

What is Airplane mode feature?

One of the best features in Windows 8 network configuration permits you to enable or disable personal wireless devices (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Mobile broadband) without delay.

Second Tips  – 

Through PC settings in Windows 8

  • You have to launch Charms bar through the above process and click on the option at the bottom – More PC settings.
windows 8 more pc settings
  • Now you get PC settings window including several settings menus in drop-down lists.
  • Click on wireless menu from the left panel.
  • You can configure wireless connections related following settings in your windows 8 such as – Airplane mode, Wi-Fi and more.

windows 8 pc settings panel
Third Step – 

From the control panel 

Now you can also configure wireless settings in Windows 8 through control panel window.

  • At first launch RUN command through Press shortcut Window key + R on the keyboard.
  •  In RUN dialog box, type Control panel and press OK button.
windows 8 Run command
  • Then control panel window comes before you. Click on the option – Network and Internet.
windows 8 control panel
  •  Click on the Connect to a network option.

windows 8 network settings panel
Fourth Step – 
From the Desktop mode 

  • Go to taskbar panel on the desktop screen and click on the wireless connection icon.
  • Then you get wireless connection panel in the right panel and configure ahead.
windows 8 desktop mode network panel

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Topics:  Windows 8

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