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Remove the Brown-Guest Wireless Profile from Your Computer or Device

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If your computer or other device connects to Brown-Guest even though you have Brown installed, you can remove it from your list of saved networks to ensure you are connected to Brown first. You should also remove older profiles like Brown-Secure and Brown_EZ if you see them.

In addition, if you have a setting that automatically connects your device to open wireless networks, we recommend turning it off for security reasons.

iPhone / iPad

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi to see a list of your networks
  2. Tap Brown-Guest
  3. Tap the "Forget This Network" button at the top of the page 

Android Phone / Tablet

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi to see a list of your networks
  2. Press and hold on Brown-Guest
  3. A menu will pop up; choose Forget Network. If you do not see the Forget Network option, you don't have a profile saved for the network.

Mac Computer

  1. Click the wifi icon at the top right of your screen and choose Open Network Preferences
  2. Click the Advanced button
  3. Find Brown-Guest in your list of networks, select it, and click the minus button (-) at the bottom of the list to remove.

Windows 10 Computer

  1. Go to the Windows Logo at the bottom left
  2. Click on settings
  3. Select Network & Internet
  4. Click on > Manage Wi-Fi Settings
  5. Scroll down to Manage Known Networks
  6. Select the Network name to be remove and click on > Forge

Windows 8 Computer

  1. Go to Settings and click the Wireless icon to see a list of your networks.
  2. Right-click on Brown-Guest and choose Forget this Network.

Windows 7 Computer

  1. Click the network icon on the right side of the bottom bar, then click Network and Sharing Center (alternately, go to Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center)
  2. From the left menu, click Manage Wireless Networks.
  3. Highlight the network from the list and choose Remove

Windows Phone 8 

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi
  2. Tap the Advanced button
  3. You will see a list of networks. Tap and hol don Brown-Guest
  4. Choose the Delete option 
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