How to Turn on Wireless Capability on a Acer Notebook

By Kefa Olang

The wireless feature (Wireless LAN) on an Acer notebook allows you to connect to available networks. This convenience allows you to use the Internet with network cables, modems or network installation. Acer laptops come with a wireless switch to turn the wireless feature on or off. Once you enable the wireless feature, your Acer notebook can connect to wireless networks within range.

Step 1

Locate the Wireless LAN switch located on the front of your Acer Notebook. Move the switch to the right to turn on Wireless connections.

Step 2

Right-click the network icon located on the system tray next to the clock. You should see a list of available wireless networks.

Step 3

Select the network you want to connect to and click "Connect."

Tips & Warnings

  • You cannot connect to security enabled wireless networks unless you are the administrator of that network or know the password.