The entrance USB It is one of the most used ports since computers were created. However, this method was also applied to your internet router. Also, here we explain how to give new functions to squeeze your devices in the best way.
It is worth specifying that these functions are not available in all router models, and that you can only use them only if you have this option in your configuration.
CHARGE OTHER DEVICES
There are some devices that you can get the ‘juice’ to the USB port. In certain cases you will have the opportunity to make them work without the need to plug them into the mains. Mind you, loading times can be slow if you connect other digital instruments.
EXTRA COOLING OF THE ROUTER
Yes. One of the ways to keep your PC’s router cool is to connect a small fan via USB for the summer season. You can apply this if you notice that your device is overheated.
CONNECT TO A PRINTER
Nowadays there are printer that only WiFi connectivity is required. However, these devices with USB input still exist. The router can be used to obtain WiFi directly.
SEND INFORMATION FROM A MEMORY OR HARD DISK
In some cases you can easily use or transfer the files from these to your devices and it is only a matter of investigating the characteristics of our device a little more. You should keep in mind that to share files between devices, you will have to activate the option through the router’s configuration web page, if it allows you to do so. However, for privacy, you must ensure that no one can violate its security.
YOU CAN USE AS A MULTIMEDIA SERVER
If your router allows you to configure the storage system as a multimedia server, you could play videos or audios from any device we have at home. Like the previous use, you must activate the option through the modem’s configuration web page, if it allows it.