Why Does Restarting The Router Fix Wi-Fi Connection Problems?
Tiny computer-like devices sometimes need a break.By Leah Becerra, Evan Thomas | May 7, 2016
Here's a question: When my Wi-Fi goes out, why does restarting it fix the problem?
Think of restarting your router, or router-modem combo, as a way to refresh the device.
Routers are essentially tiny computers with limited processing power and memory. The more you ask it to do, the harder it has to work.