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A Wi-Fi network asked to do too much

Mar 22, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Q: I occasionally lose the e-mail connections on my two Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones when they are connected to my home Wi-Fi network. The network has a Linksys EA7500 router and a Comcast internet connection, and serves the two phones, a PC and a 4K digital TV (another PC uses a wired connection to the router.) Recently, the phones couldn't connect to their e-mail accounts, although the two PCs could. I rebooted the phones and again set up their e-mail accounts, but it didn't help. Later, the ...