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If your Windows 10 not remembering network credentials and keep asking for them again and again, here is how to fix this problem.

When you set up networking between machines at home or workplace, you’ll be asked for network credentials to connect them. The credentials are usually login user name and password but may differ in type of connections. Usually, Windows will remember these credentials and won’t ask for them after once.

But in some cases, users may observe that Windows no longer remember network credentials and keep asking for them. Thus in this case Remember my credentials option on Windows Security prompt seems not working. Typing the credentials again and again for same connections may be annoying for anyone.

FIX Windows 10 Not Remembering Network Credentials

So in case if you’re facing this issue, here are couple of things you can try and fix this hiccup.

FIX: Windows 10 Not Remembering Network Credentials

FIX 1 – Make Sure IP Address Is Assigned Automatically

You must allow Windows to have IP and DNS server address assigned automatically. Here’s how:

1. Press W8K + R to open Run, type ncpa.cpl and click OK.

Network Connections Windows 10

2. In Network Connections window, right click on your primary network adapter and select Properties.

FIX Windows 10 Not Remembering Network Credentials

3. Next, on the property sheet, at Network tab, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and hit Properties.

FIX Windows 10 Not Remembering Network Credentials

4. Finally, on TCP/IPv4 property sheet, at General tab, select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically options. Click OK.

FIX Windows 10 Not Remembering Network Credentials

Exit Control Panel and restart your machine, see if the issue is fixed now.

FIX 2 – Via Credential Manager

You can add the network credentials manually to Credential Manager. When Windows already fetches credentials using this snap-in, it won’t ask further for the same . Try these steps:

1. Open Credential Manager by searching for it via Cortana or Windows Search.

2. Click Windows Credentials and then click Add a Windows credential link.

FIX Windows 10 Not Remembering Network Credentials

3. Then in Add a Windows Credential window, type the address of site, server for Windows keep asking credentials. Click OK. Close Credential Manager.

FIX Windows 10 Not Remembering Network Credentials

Now Windows will remember these credentials and won’t keep asking for them.

That’s it!


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