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I want to add another device but only have 1 cable i want to plug that cable into a new router and the plug both devices into it and access the internet

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Hi,

You can not use a single cable to connect three devices. Arrange for another Ethernet cable and connect both the devices to the router. If the device supports wireless capabilites then you can connect it to the router using the wireless feature.

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2) If your access point and your new wireless router are not on the same subnet, you'll only be able to login to the access point through a wired connection (and even then you may have to change your computer's IP address to match the access point's subnet.)
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