I already have home internet. Do I need a router to get wi-fi so I can use my lap top and other portable devices? Tags: Routers WiFi Wireless Network Devices Internet Last response: October 10, 2013 1:23 PM in Wireless Networking Share iternet dummy October 10, 2013 11:38:05 AM I already have home internet (modem). Do I need a wi-fi router to get wi-fi so I can use my lap top and other portable devices? More about : home internet router lap top portable devices Reply to iternet dummy Emerald October 10, 2013 1:23:43 PM Yes if you only have a modem you will need a router to share the connection with multiple devices. Reply to Emerald Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumI need to use a zte e520 metro pcs cell to hook my lap top to internet ForumLap top doesn't connect to internet any more. Using Linksys router and Motorola Forumi need to stop others from useing my wifi internet More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !