Difference between wireless router and wireless access point Tags: Wireless Router Wireless Access Wireless Networking Last response: July 19, 2012 2:51 PM in Wireless Networking Share folabi July 19, 2012 10:37:44 AM what is the difference between wireless router and wireless access point? More about : difference wireless router wireless access point Emerald July 19, 2012 2:51:46 PM an AP is used to extend you wireless range and will connect to your router to provide network and internet access. An AP by itself cannot connect to the ISP since it does not use a WAN port a router is an AP that will allow you to connect to your ISP for internet connection. A router can be configured to work as an AP but a AP cannot function as a router. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat is the difference between access point and wireless router ForumDifference between wireless router and wireless access point ForumDifference between wireless router and wireless access point ForumDifference between a router and an access point ForumDifference between Access point and Router ? ForumWireless Router vs Wireless Access Point ForumWireless Access Point vs Router ForumConnect wireless access point to Wireless router and a Wired Switch ForumCannot roam between WiFi Router & WiFi Access Point on same network ForumAccess Point and Wireless Router ForumWLAN with Wireless Router and Wireless Access Point ForumWireless Router & Separate Access Point ForumWireless access point vs wireless bridge ForumTroubles setting up a router as a wireless access point ForumSuggestions for 2nd Wireless Router Access Point ? ForumAsus PCE N13 wireless adapter + s/w Access point ForumVerizon Modem into Router ForumSensor link with wireless router ForumHow to connect wireless dongle to router from PC Forum[Solved] Connect wireless dongle and wireless router to a single pc More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !