Configure Your Network

To use a Wi-Fi network, it has to be configured to connect on one side to the internet, and on the other side to the devices you want to have access to the internet. Outside of corporate networks, access points are embedded into home and small-office gateways. These almost always combine the functions of a Wi-Fi access point, an Ethernet switch, and a network router (which connects different kinds of networks and moves data among them).

When it comes to setting up a connection to an internet service provider (ISP) and creating a local network that devices use to connect through Wi-Fi ...

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