Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, Disney Plus or Hulu streaming can take over your Wi-Fi. Try running an Ethernet connection instead.
if you like, you probably are than ever before. such as , netflix and There’s countless hours of entertainment on tap, but your home network Might also be struggling with all that streaming — especially if there are kids. and adults at the same time.
If your home network is causing problems you can try disconnecting your streaming device from Wi-Fi: using Ethernet instead, via a Cat 5 network cable, to other devices like laptops and tablets. Your wireless goes free. Ethernet is also more stable and generally faster than Wi-Fi and has no issues with walls, interference, or distance (well, not in a home).
The bad news is that streaming will require you to run a wire from your router to your TV, but it makes a great weekend project if you’re stuck at home, and. During high-usage times you can fix a temporary wire run that you can remove later.
However, there is a catch. While many game consoles andThere are built-in Ethernet ports, most of which There are Wi-Fi only, although some work with a cheap adapter. Here is a list of the best wired streaming devices that either have built-in Ethernet ports or work with Ethernet adapters. Note that all the products below also work over Wi-Fi.
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