Ethernet cable detected in setup

When adding additional Wifi points, the app will ask you to disconnect the ethernet cable to continue setup. This is required for the duration of setup. Why?

Once setup is complete, you can then reconnect the ethernet cable. See tips on Connecting Wifi points and other devices via ethernet.

Note: Do not disconnect the ethernet cable connecting your Primary Wifi point to your modem. That's still needed!

Why can't I connect other devices via ethernet during setup?

Sometimes, if a device is connected via ethernet before the mesh network is setup, the device will not request a new IP address. This IP address number is important because it lets the router know which device is requesting data. Waiting until after setup will ensure you get the correct IP address.

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