How to Remove Saved Wi-Fi Networks from your BlackBerry PlayBook

HOW-TO / 11.14.12 / bswanncanada

Some useful information every BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet owner should know is how to remove saved Wi-Fi® networks from their tablet. My parents recently asked me how to do this after they came back from a trip from which they had accumulated a long list of hotel and airport Wi-Fi networks.

Below you will find a brief overview of how to remove and edit saved networks on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. If you are looking for help connecting to Wi-Fi networks using your tablet, this video will help get you started.

Removing a saved Wi-Fi network

The first time you connect to a Wi-Fi network, the network is automatically saved to your tablet. Going forward, you will no longer need to enter the Wi-Fi network connection details. As long as you have Wi-Fi turned on and your tablet is within range of a saved Wi-Fi network, it will connect automatically.

The next time you come back from a vacation or convention, you may want to remove the saved Wi-Fi networks you collected during the trip (as long as you don’t plan on going back anytime soon). To remove saved networks from your tablet’s Saved Networks list:

1. From the Home screen, tap the gear (Settings) in the top right corner, followed by Wi-Fi
2. Toggle the “Select a network” drop down menu to “Saved Networks”
3. Tap the pencil (Edit) icon followed by tapping the trashcan (Delete) icon next to the saved network you want removed
4. When finished, tap the pencil (Edit) icon again.

Editing a Saved Network

If you need to change information for a saved Wi-Fi network, such as the security password, you can do so by simply tapping the network’s name while viewing Saved Networks. Enter your changes, and when finished, tap “Save” or “Save and Connect”.

Have a question about removing Wi-Fi networks from your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet? Leave a comment below and let us know!

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