June 15, 2021

How to Turn On/Off Firewall in Windows?

You can follow the steps below to manually turn the firewall on and off in Windows 8/10 and Windows server 2012/2016/2019.

First, click on the Settings icon from the Start menu.

Settings
Settings

 

Click “Update & Security” from the settings page.

Update & Security
Update & Security

 

Click “Windows Security” on the left of the page that opens. Then click on the “Open Windows Security” tab on the Windows Security page.

Windows Security
Windows Security

 

Click “Firewall & Network Protection” from the Windows Security window. You can disable it by clicking “Domain network“, “Private network” and “Public network” here.

Firewall & Network Protection
Firewall & Network Protection
Domain network
Domain network
Private network
Private network
Public network
Public network

 

If you want to turn Firewall back on, you can open the Firewall by clicking the “Turn on” button under “Firewall & Network Protection” in the Windows Security window.

Turn on
Turn on

 

 

 

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