Edit WiFi Password

I put in the wrong password when connecting to WiFi. I can not find where I can edit the password. I’ve right clicked on the taskbar network icon and went through all the menu options. I’ve tried the Garuda Network Assistant. I can’t find a way to either forget the network and connect fresh or simply edit the password.

If the password is wrong, an input window usually appears to enter the correct one.

I miss the indication of your


I have to post from my phone so I can’t share inxi because I’m not connected to the internet on my device. I don’t get any popup menu to change the password. It tries to connect. In the top right corner a popup comes up saying Connection lost then it goes away with no option to edit the password.

Use tethering with your phone or try live ISO and use correct password.

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Tethered through phone. Don't have USB to boot live ISO. Where can I go to edit the password or how can I edit it through the terminal?

I move this thread to #issues-assistance:lxqt .
I never use it, and don't know which app it uses for WiFi, sorry.
Maybe you can search the web about the name and how to use it in manual.


Thank you. :+1:

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Hi @GenXI, I just took a look and I can confirm the GUI tool does not seem to be working correctly.

If you right-click on the nm-tray icon, there is a context menu with an option that says "Edit connections...".


Unfortunately, when I click on it nothing happens--seems like there is a fly in the ointment somewhere.

For now, you'll have to remove the network manually.

To list available connections:

nmcli connection show
NAME                UUID                                  TYPE      DEVICE
Wired connection 1  c449b82f-42a8-3b06-b561-3642b00279ab  ethernet  eno1
Chance The Router   420188ed-93ca-442c-9678-e8f5546811db  wifi      --

In my example here, you can see I have the ethernet connection, and also a WiFi connection named "Chance The Router" which I have connected to with the incorrect password.

To remove the Chance The Router connection:

nmcli connection delete "Chance The Router"

It should give you a confirmation like this:

Connection 'Chance The Router' (420188ed-93ca-442c-9678-e8f5546811db) successfully deleted.

Now when I go back to the nm-tray it lets me attempt the password again:


I hope that helps! :slightly_smiling_face:


I’m out right this moment. As soon as I get a chance to test it I’ll mark it as solution. Thanks for the help.

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