A network switch is a bridge connecting multiple devices together to the same network. It controls the flow of data throughout the network. If you have a single router and more number of computers, you can use a switch to connect all the devices over a single network. Routers can connect up to four computers as it has only four LAN ports. Switches come with more number of ports. You can use an 8-port, 16-port, or 32-port switch depending on the number of devices. With the help of a switch, you can also communicate with a different computer connected to the same network. Follow the how to connect switch to router procedure given below to connect a network switch to your router.