How to go directly to your Mac’s Network Settings (not Wi-Fi Settings) from the menu bar in macOS Ventura

So, you’ve just updated to macOS Ventura. Some things are different. Perhaps you’ve figured out that you can add the Wi-Fi status menu back to your menu bar via Apple > System Settings > Control Center > Wi-Fi > Show in Menu Bar.

But what if you’re used to being able to go directly to your Mac’s network preferences from the menu bar?

The Network Preferences… menu item is no longer available in the Wi-Fi status menu. Instead, there’s Wi-Fi Settings…:

But there’s still a way! Just hold the Option key and Wi-Fi Settings… will change to Network Settings…:

Ah.. all is right with the world again 😃


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