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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDifference between a wireless router and a wireless access point? solution Solveddifference between wireless access point and wireless router solution Difference between wireless router and wireless access point Forum What is the difference between access point and wireless router Forum Difference between wireless router and wireless access point Forum SolvedEqual bandwidth between wireless router and access point solution Solved2nd Wireless router as access point w/no physical connection between routers? solution SolvedCan I have 1 hardwired wireless router and a second router not physically connected to the first as an access point? solution SolvedRouter or wifi extender/wireless access point ? solution SolvedConnecting a second wireless router as an access point via powerline adapter problem. solution SolvedProblems converting ED-BR6504n Router to Wireless Access Point solution SolvedWireless Access Point as Wireless Router Forum SolvedSuggestions for 2nd Wireless Router Access Point? Forum SolvedWireless Access Point vs Router Forum Connecting a Wireless Router as a Access Point or Range Extender solution Problem with wireless access point and wireless router in client mode solution Difference between a router and an access point Forum Wireless router downstairs not seeing wireless devices upstairs on Access point solution How can I use my W8 pc as also a wireless router/access point? solution Difference between a router and an access point Forum More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !