Why should the router be turned off and on every night?

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The wonderful contributions that the Router can give us when we make our connections to the network, they are not sufficiently understood by most users. But they still don't know how to perform one basic configuration to open their ports or they don't even know what the USB port of my wireless network router is for, what use can I give them.

Why should the router be turned off and on every night?

Like all electronic devices, i Router yes they are very advanced and have new and varied features that adapt to the needs of each user. These can have variable connection speeds and externally have antennas or LED lights that allow you to more easily identify their different signals.



Now, to answer the question with which this article begins, we can tell you that in general it is not necessary to turn off the Router at night. This of course if we don't leave our home for a long period of time. Such as due to a vacation trip and in that case if we had to irremediably turn off the Router.

But if we talk about some benefit that can prevent us from turn off the router at night, it would be in relation to energy saving. And in this sense, it would be appropriate to carry out this practice. Even if you can't see on your bill that saving is anything significant, if you are one of those who are into efficient consumption and energy saving, you should.

But for those who turn them off at night, claiming that no one uses them. We can tell you that in the configuration of the Router, there is an option that allows you to disable the wireless network at certain times. And so you avoid turning it off because with this function activated, it will automatically log out.



Using the Router can cause adverse health effects.

On the other hand, some industry insiders believe that turn off the Router at night it can be more harmful than beneficial. These allude that in a certain way the useful life of the device is decreasing and therefore this practice would have no beneficial result, but on the contrary, very harmful for its future operation.

Others argue that turn off the router at night, especially if you have these devices in your room, it can be harmful to your health. Since they emit some kind of radiation which in the long run can be the cause of some disease. But apparently these hypotheses have not been proven and therefore have no scientific basis.

On the other hand, who is in favor of not turning off the Router at any time, except when you have to take a trip that will keep you away from home for a long period of time. They claim this practice, shutting down the router can cause them to reboot and lose the configuration and you have to repeat this process.


So if you are concerned about your Router's performance or for any health problems that could result from the use of the device. You just have to take some precautions into consideration, try not to place it in places like bedrooms or kitchens. Schedule the automatic shutdown function of the wireless network.


So this way you can get your router to work in your home without having to turn it off. This way we come to the end of this tutorial that has you shown why should the router be turned off and on every night?

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