Download Intel Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Drivers 22.170.0 for Windows 11/10

Intel has released driver updates for October 2022 for its Wi-Fi and Bluetooth adapters. The latest driver version currently available for supported hardware from Intel is 22.170.0.

Both drivers include fixes and performance improvements for their respective hardware.

Additionally, Intel informs its consumers that Windows 10 32-bit drivers for the 7265, 3165, and 3168 products will now only receive security updates and no other updates, starting with this release. So if your computer has the hardware mentioned, it might be time for an upgrade.

That said, the Intel Wi-Fi driver 22.170.0 does not No include updates for the following device families:

  • Intel Wireless 7265 Family (Rev.C)
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
  • Intel Wireless 7260

For drivers for these devices, see this post.

You can download version 22.170.0 of Intel Wi-Fi and Bluetooth drivers version 22.170.0 using the direct download links provided below, or update to the latest version using their Driver and Support Assistant.

Download Intel Wi-Fi Driver v22.170.0

For Windows 11 (21H2 and 22H2)

Download Intel Wi-Fi Driver v22.170.0 for Windows 11

For Windows 10

Download Intel Wi-Fi Driver v22.170.0 for Windows 10 x64

Download Intel Wi-Fi Driver v22.170.0 for Windows 10 x86

Download Intel Wireless Bluetooth Driver v22.170.0

Download Intel Wireless Bluetooth Driver v22.170.0 for Windows 11, 10 (x64 and x86)

How to install Intel Wi-Fi and Bluetooth drivers

Once you have downloaded the respective drivers, the process to install it is simple.

Note: The process to install the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless drivers is almost the same as the example below. However, in the case of the Wireless Bluetooth driver, you may need to take an extra step when choosing the type of installation. If so, select “Typical.”

  1. Run the downloaded .exe file by double clicking on it. The installation wizard will now start. On the first screen, click next.

    Intel Wi-Fi Next
    Start the installation

  2. Next, agree to the End User License Agreement by checking the box below and then clicking Install.

    Intel agrees to install
    I accept the terms and conditions of the license

  3. Then the driver will start the installation and the process should not take more than a minute. When you’re done, click To finalize.

    intelligence finish
    Close installation wizard

The driver will now install successfully, automatically replacing the previous version.

Intel Wi-Fi Driver v22.170.0 Changelog

We have listed the changes and improvements made to the Intel WLAN driver below:

  • Windows 10 only:
    • Addressed issue with Windows Wi-Fi properties indicating an 802.11ac connection when connecting an Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 to an iPhone 12 hotspot in 802.11ax mode.
  • Windows 11 only:
    • Fixed incorrect display of Windows Wi-Fi properties with receive/transmit rate when connected to 2.4 GHz band with 20 MHz channel width and using Intel Wireless 9000 series.
  • Windows 10 and 11:
    • Support for the Ukrainian language has been integrated.
    • Addressed issue where Intel Wireless 9000 series Wi-Fi adapters do not support 802.11ac and 802.11ax modes when connected to channel 149 configured for 160 MHz bandwidth.

Supported hardware

Here is a list of Wi-Fi hardware supported by this controller:

  • Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX411 (gig+)
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (gig+)
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210 (gig+)
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX203
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX201
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX200
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX101
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9560
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9461/ 9462
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9260

For more information on Wi-Fi driver version 22.100.1, please read the Release Notes.

Intel Wireless Bluetooth Driver Changelog v22.170.0

The following changes and fixes are implemented with this version of the Bluetooth driver:

  • Support for the Ukrainian language has been integrated.
  • In some scenarios, the coexistence between Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth has been improved.
  • Fixed occasional PC to phone connection or PC to PC connection failure due to incorrect protocol transactions.
  • The instability of the Bluetooth connection between a PC and an iPhone has been fixed.

Supported hardware

The following Bluetooth adapters are supported by this driver update:

  • Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX411
  • Intel WiFi 6E AX211
  • Intel WiFi 6E AX210
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX203
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX201
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX200
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6AX101
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9560
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9462
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9461
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9260
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260

For more information on Wireless Bluetooth Driver version 22.170.0, please read the Release Notes.

final thoughts

Compared to Intel driver updates in the past few months, version 22.170.0 for the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi adapter includes 2 new hardware supports, which means more end users can now benefit from the latest security patches and performance updates. .

We suggest you update your driver(s) immediately to fix the above mentioned issues for a smoother experience.

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