How to delete WiFi networks saved on your Android

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If you have been using Android for years and every time you start mobile you restore your data and settings backup, it is very likely that today you have a endless list of Wi-Fi networks saved on your mobile and that you don't even know it. And it is also very likely that you will not you will never reconnect with them.

Fortunately, it is possible forget about Wi-Fi networks to which we have connected the mobile in the past, and thus leave a much cleaner and not so inundated list of Wi-Fi networks.

You can delete cellular Wi-Fi networks that you will no longer connect to.

Find out how to delete Wi-Fi networks on Android

The process for delete Wi-Fi networks on Android it is very simple and the steps to follow will be the same regardless of the mobile model you use, as long as you have a relatively recent version of Android.

To do it, you just have to follow these steps:

  1. Open your mobile phone settings and go to the "Networks and Internet" section.
  2. Tap the Wi-Fi section.
  3. Go to the bottom of the page and tap "Saved networks" to see all the networks you have connected to in the past.
  4. Tap the WiFi network you want to delete, then tap "Forget".

You can do this for as many Wi-Fi networks as you want. Unfortunately, it is possible delete Wi-Fi networks only one by one and it is not possible to mark several for a batch delete.

Either way, it shouldn't take too long to delete all those Wi-Fi networks to which you will no longer connect, and in return you will end up with a cleaner list of networks where it will be easier to search for others to, for example, see the Wi-Fi network password or share the password with other people.

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