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By June 11, 2024Internet Guides1 min read
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Ethernet Vs WiFi: When To Use Each Connection

Have a device that stays in the same place all the time? Use a wired connection for more reliable and consistent speeds. Ethernet works for many devices, including:

  • Desktops
  • Laptops
  • Printers
  • Game consoles
  • Smart TVs
  • Some security cameras

When to use WiFi
If you’re taking your device with you, or the device doesn’t have an Ethernet port, WiFi is how you’ll connect. The most common WiFi-enabled (and sometimes WiFi only) devices are:

  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Most smart home tech, including door bells and thermostats
  • Handheld game devices