How to Enable Wi-Fi 6E/ 6GHz Band Using Intel® Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) products

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08/25/2022

All Intel® Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) products support the new 6GHz band for Wi-Fi. Usage of the 6GHz band relies on Microsoft Windows* (Windows® 11) Operating System support . Please contact Microsoft for additional details.

Also note, the use of the 6GHz band may be prohibited by regulatory bodies in your country or might not be enabled on your platform by the system manufacturer. Intel recommends to check with if your country regulations allow the usage of the 6 GHz band and also if the OEM has enabled devices to support the 6GHz band in your country.

Requirements to enable Wi-Fi 6E /6GHz band:

  • Make sure your system is running Microsoft Windows* (Windows® 11) Operating System. including the lastest updates avialable from Microsoft.
  • Use the latest Wi-Fi drivers for Intel® Wireless adapters version 22.70.0 or later.
  • Please note that a 6GHz compatible router is required for 6E functionality.

Be aware that the use of the 6GHz band may be prohibited by regulatory in your country or might not be enabled on your platform by the system manufacturer.