A second router that doesnt have wireless capability must be connected to the first router with an Ethernet cable. Plug one end of the cable into the new routers uplink port (sometimes labeled WAN or Internet). Plug the other end into any free port on the first router other than its uplink port.
Can you have 2 routers in the same house?
Yes, it is possible to use two (or even more than two) routers on the same home network. The benefits of a two-router network include: A second router provides more open Ethernet ports so that additional computers can join the network.
How can I increase the range of my router?
6 ways to extend your Wi-Fi rangeMove your existing router to a better position.Buy a new, better router.Buy a mesh Wi-Fi kit.Buy a Wi-Fi extender / booster.Buy a powerline networking adapter set with Wi-Fi.Switch to 2.4GHz from 5GHz.3 Aug 2020
Do I need to call my Internet provider to set up a new router?
You can replace your WiFi router without calling your ISP. However, if you will be replacing the cable modem, you will need to call your ISP for them to register the new cable modem.