Hi. I have a home office. It’s too far away for Wi-fi from homehub. So I had an Ethernet cable put in which connects direct into home hub. So works great when I connect laptop directly with Ethernet cable into the Ethernet socket. But I really want Wi-fi in the office. I am confused about what I need. What do I connect into the Ethernet point to give me good Wi-fi. There’s a power socket next to the point. I thought a bt range type extender which can plug into the Ethernet but I really don’t know. Seem to be so many products. Help! Thank you so much
Thanks. So I want to plug directly into Ethernet point rather than trying bt and their extenders. Not sure of the difference with access point really. If I can plug something in and connect with Ethernet cable then that would be most reliable and strongest way? Is that right?
The simplest thing to do would be to use home plugs. You plug one in near your router, attach an ethernet cable from your router to the home plug, pair the second plug to the first (the best way to do this is to use a socket as near to the first plug that you can), when paired you can put this second plug anywhere you want. You can get homeplugs with just wifi, just ethernet or wifi and ethernet. You can also get them with a pass-through plug so you do not lose a socket.
I use TP-link and they were easy to set up and work very well.
What do I connect into the Ethernet point to give me good Wi-fi.
If you're looking for something compact and easy to set up then this will be the most elegant solution. Simply connect it with the supplied Ethernet cable, flick the switch to "AP" mode, and you'll find the wireless network name and password on the unit's sticker.
Despite its size the wireless signal should be reliable and more than strong enough for your office.
Amazon UK have an excellent returns policy. The unit I linked to is sold directly by Amazon (not a third-party "Marketplace" seller) so if you're not delighted with it you can send it back for a full refund.
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