In this article, we will talk about how to generate WiFi history report in Windows 10. On the off chance that you’re using a Windows 10 PC, then you might or might not know that Windows 10 exhibits a built-in tool or you can say a feature that can generate WiFi history reports or WLAN reports for you automatically. This report shows not just the networks name your PC was connected to, but also other important information such as session durations, start/end timings, network errors, and so forth.
Generating this report require running a command line tool in Windows 10 PC. Then the report is stored as an HTML file on your PC with the connectivity record or history for the past 3 days. In other words, this report provides almost all the essential details required for you to analyze the network performance of your system.
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How to Generate WiFi History Report in Windows 10?
Step 1: To begin with, you will need to run the Command Prompt first with administrator rights. To do so, you can search for “cmd” using the search box on the taskbar or use Cortana. Then right-click on the result and select the “Run as Administrator” option.
Step 2: Now, you need to enter and run the command given below:
netsh wlan show wlanreport
Step 3: When the command is executed, the WiFi history report will be generated automatically and saved as an HTML file. You will see a success message along with the report location on the Command Prompt. The report will generally be accessible in File Explorer from the following path:
By default, the “ProgramData” folder is hidden in Windows 10. So, to view it, you can click on the View tab of the File Explorer and tick the “Hidden Items” option.
Step 4: Now, you can double-click on the HTML file to view the WiFi history or WLAN report in your browser. You will see the network connectivity information of the past 3 days. You can hover over a session or event to see a summary of session duration, start time, end time, disconnect reason, etc. You can click on an event to jump to it in the session list.
Now, you know how to quickly generate a WiFi history report or WLAN report in Windows 10 PC. Just follow the steps I have explained, and you can generate and view the report almost instantly. The awesome part about this method is that you don’t need to use any external or third-party tool to generate WLAN reports. The built-in tool will do that for you.