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  1. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AXE3000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter - Black

    Your price for this item is $80.99
    The previous price was $99.99
  2. TP-Link - Archer TX20UH AX1800 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter - Space Gray

    Model: Archer TX20UH
    SKU: 6522468
    Your price for this item is $39.99
    The previous price was $59.99
  3. ASUS - Dual-Band AC1200 USB Network Adapter - Black

    Your price for this item is $34.99
    The previous price was $39.99
  4. ASUS - USBBT500 Bluetooth Smart Ready USB adapter - Black

    Your price for this item is $16.99
    The previous price was $19.99
  5. Insignia™ - Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter for Laptops and Desktops Compatible with Windows 8.1, 10, and 11 - Black

    Model: NS-PA3BT5A2B22
    SKU: 6500986
    Your price for this item is $14.99
  6. NETGEAR - Dual-Band Wireless-AC USB Network Adapter - Black

    Your price for this item is $35.99
    The previous price was $39.99
  7. Linksys - AC1200 Dual-Band USB 3.0 Adapter - Black

    Your price for this item is $44.99
    The previous price was $49.99
  8. j5create - USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter - Silver

    Your price for this item is $24.99
  9. ASUS - Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 AX1800 USB Network Adapter - Black

    Model: USB-AX56 Nano
    SKU: 6540490
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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  11. TP-Link - Dual-Band AC1300 USB Network Adapter - Black

    Model: Archer T4U_V2
    SKU: 5844812
    Your price for this item is $29.99
    The previous price was $39.99
  12. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AC1900 Dual-Band WiFi USB 3.0 Adapter - Black

    Your price for this item is $84.99
  13. ASUS - USB2.0 Bluetooth4.0 Smart Ready USB adapter - Black

    Your price for this item is $15.49
    The previous price was $19.99
  14. Ethernet Adapter for Starlink Standard Kit - Gray

    Your price for this item is $24.99

Buying a wireless USB adapter.

What is a USB Wi-Fi adapter?

Because working remotely has become so common, reliable Wi-Fi access is more crucial than ever. A good connection in your home depends on three things: your modem, which connects to the internet, your router, which sends out the Wi-Fi signal for your home, and the Wi-Fi hardware in the device you’re using.

A USB Wi-Fi adaptor is a tool that falls into the third category. If you would like to add Wi-Fi capability to a device or upgrade the Wi-Fi standard on your laptop computer, an easy-to-use USB Wi-Fi adapter can do the trick. You might choose a wireless adaptor because you want to increase your computer’s bandwidth to stream high-quality PC games, or you could be looking for an easy workaround if the Wi-Fi hardware in your computer is not functioning properly.

If you have been wanting to upgrade your gaming laptop or other device because it is struggling with maintaining a stable Wi-Fi connection, a wireless USB device could be the perfect tool to help you while you save up for the laptop of your dreams.

Choosing a USB adapter.

Each generation of Wi-Fi has increased the speed available to customers, but not all devices are capable of utilizing the fastest Wi-Fi. For instance, Wi-Fi 6E was an improvement over Wi-Fi 6, but you need a Wi-Fi 6E USB Wi-Fi adapter if you want to take advantage of that speed.

A network adapter can include other useful features you may want as well. If you work from home or are concerned about increasing privacy when using Wi-Fi, you should shop for wireless USB adapters with data encryption capabilities. There are a few kinds of encryption, so do a little research before making your choice.

Obviously, your device’s Wi-Fi hardware isn’t the only thing impacting your internet stability or speed. If you have been experiencing issues, it is good to consider how to make improvements in other areas of your home’s networking as well. If you have Wi-Fi dead zones in your home, you could benefit from a Wi-Fi extender or mesh Wi-Fi. You might also want to take advantage of Best Buy’s professional home Wi-Fi setup, which can help you identify or troubleshoot any issues.

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