On Lenovo Laptops, we usually use the Fn + F5 buttons to enable the Wi-Fi wireless network adapter. However, in some cases, the wireless card feature becomes unusable due to system or hardware errors.
How to Activate WiFi Adapter in Lenovo Laptop
WiFi problems caused by operating system errors can usually be resolved by driver updates. If you have updated your wireless network card and are still experiencing the same problem, you will need to search for other solutions.
For Lenovo branded laptops, the WiFi card is disabled due to the bios battery usually being removed during computer cleaning. As a result, you may not be able to use your wireless card after computer maintenance.
When you reinstall the removed bios battery, you will see that the WiFi card is not activated. In order to enable a WiFi adapter in Lenovo PC, you must install the stable software of the manufacturer on your computer.
If the notebook manufacturer does not release Drivers that support the new operating system for older models, you should spend some time searching for compatible drivers over the Internet. To turn on Lenovo wireless card, you will need Lenovo’s Energy Management software.
How to Turn on Wireless Card on Lenovo Laptops
Lenovo Laptop owners using Windows 10, 8, 8.1, and Windows 7 operating systems need the Energy Management software to turn on the wireless feature.
To solve the wireless feature-off problem, you need to have the Lenovo Energy Management program installed. If you have installed the most up-to-date version of Lenovo Energy Management, the Fn + F5 buttons may not work on your computer. Or, you may not have the option to Enable Wi-Fi in the settings of the Energy Management program.
So, with the Lenovo Energy Management 6.0 version, you will need to solve this problem. The Lenovo Energy Management 6.0 program supports many older models of Lenovo branded computers.
Now, let’s install Lenovo Energy Management 6.0 for Lenovo wireless feature-off problem solution.
In the image below, you can see that the wireless feature is turned off. To solve this problem, first, download the Lenovo Energy Management program to your computer from this link.
After downloading the program, run the program as an administrator and click on the Next button.
Accept the software’s license agreement and click on the Next button.
Finally, click on the Install button to start the program installation.
Installing Lenovo Energy Management program…
After you install the program successfully, restart your Lenovo computer.
Open the Lenovo Energy Management program. After you open the program, press the Fn + F5 keys to open the Wireless Device Settings window.
As you see in the picture below, Wireless Network Card is Off. Click ON to turn on the wireless feature.
The Lenovo WiFi feature turned on. Now check your wireless connection.
Your wireless card will automatically connect to your network as soon as you turn on the wireless network card that it the off state.