How to disable IPv6 on Windows?

Learn how to turn off IPv6 in Windows to avoid potential security risks and improve performance.

Written By Fahad Ahmed

Updated at October 10th, 2023

This guide will show you how to manually disable IPv6 address support on your Windows device.

  • Right click Ethernet/ Wifi Icon from system tray and Click Open Network & Internet settings.
  • Click Ethernet.
  • Click Network and Sharing Center.
  • Click WiFi connection.
  • Click Properties.
  • Uncheck the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPV6) and then click Ok.