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USB to HDMI for internet connection

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USB to HDMI for internet connection

Can you use the USB port on the back of the xfinity box, convert to HDMI, and plug into a Chrome Book to directly connect to the internet (instead of wireless)?

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Regular Contributor

Re: USB to HDMI for internet connection

What I think you want is a USB to Ethernet adapter such as this:

 

https://www.amazon.com/TP-Link-Foldable-Gigabit-Ethernet-Compatible/dp/B00YUU3KC6

 

And an ethernet cable.

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Re: USB to HDMI for internet connection

Your hdmi is an output, not an input and wouldn’t carry any kind of internet connection. The example above isn’t going to work if you want usb out of the gateway

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Re: USB to HDMI for internet connection

Thanks.  Then what would work for a Chromebook?  How do I get a direct internet connection instead of wifi?

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Regular Contributor

Re: USB to HDMI for internet connection

The example above was for USB out of the chromebook.

 

Chromeboock USB -> Ethernet adaptor -> Ethernet cable -> gateway.