Frequently Asked Questions
How does a Wi-Fi router or wireless router work?
A Wi-Fi router or a wireless router works by connecting directly to a modem via a cable. Through this connection, the router is able to receive and transmit information over the internet. Then with its built-in antennas, it sets up and establishes a connection with a Wi-Fi network. As a result, all devices on that particular Wi-Fi network will be able to access the internet.
How do I set up a Wi-Fi router or wireless router?
Place your router high enough in an open area in the center of the room and away from sources that may cause interference in connectivity. Then use an Ethernet cable and plug in your router’s WAN or Internet port. Next, with a mobile app or the router’s web-based dashboard, continue its setup. To log in, use the default username and password and change it. Now, update the router’s firmware and configure it to automatically install any firmware upgrades. Plus, set the router to the highest degree of security with WPA2 or WPA3 to protect your network and devices.
What are the best wireless routers or Wi-Fi routers?
The best wireless routers or Wi-Fi routers are the ones that are highly secure, feature USB ports for file sharing, and support all the newest wireless standards like 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) or 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6). TP-Link fully-featured tri-band Wi-Fi 6 Archer AXE75 is perfect for homes. Its Wi-Fi 6 Archer AX3000 and AX21 routers offer faster speeds, better range, and low latency at reasonable prices and are best for small to medium-sized homes and apartments. Besides, the TP-Link Archer AX11000 router with the latest 802.11ax tech is ideal for gaming enthusiasts.
How do I bridge two wireless routers?
To bridge two wireless routers, first, check the secondary router for ‘bridge mode’. If it supports it, then connect the primary router to your computer using an Ethernet cable and type the public IP address in a web browser to access the admin panel. Next, go in the primary router’s settings, enable DHCP, give details, save changes, and disconnect this router from the computer. Now, connect the secondary router to the computer using an Ethernet cable and type the public IP address in a web browser to access the admin panel. Finally, go in secondary router’s settings to enable bridging. Select a public IP address similar to your primary router’s but not identical and save changes.
Where can I buy wireless routers or Wi-Fi routers?
You can buy first-rate wireless or Wi-Fi routers at ISP Supplies. We have a wide array of them, from TP-Link, Cambium, Ubiquiti, MikroTik, and other prominent manufacturers.