Sleep Schedule Feature Added To Starlink App

A new feature is available in the Starlink app – Sleep Schedule. The new sleep mode allows you to conserve power by specifying times when the dish will enter sleep mode and minimize communication with the satellites. Ethernet and Wifi connections remain active so that you can wake Starlink up at any time through the app. Sleep Schedule first appeared in version 2023.03.0 of the Starlink app. If you don’t see the feature in your app, try manually updating by visiting your app store and searching for Starlink. You’ll find Sleep Schedule in the Settings section of the app. You …

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Starlink Ethernet Adapter Setup And Review

The Starlink Ethernet Adapter is an accessory from Starlink that adds an Ethernet port to your system. It’s a small device that plugs into the router. The Wifi router that is included with the Residential and RV hardware kits does not have an Ethernet port. So if you would like to connect devices to the internet using a hardwire Ethernet connection instead of Wifi, you will need the Starlink Ethernet Adapter. In this guide, I will walk you through the very simple steps of installing and setting up the Ethernet Adapter. I’ll also give you my review, including my initial …

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Starlink Account Transfers Halted, Self-Service Coming Soon

Starlink has temporarily halted the processing of service transfer requests, pending the implementation of a new self-service feature. The new service transfer tool will be available from the Starlink.com account dashboard sometime in late January. In the meantime, people will not be able to buy, sell, or transfer their service. The FAQ section of the Starlink.com support page includes the new information, and I’ve attached a screenshot above. It looks like they won’t be making any formal announcements, so I will be sure to make another post when the self-service feature is live. Customer Support Overload The change to self-service …

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Does Starlink Have Port Forwarding?

Port forwarding is the process of taking traffic heading for a public IP address, and redirecting it to another IP address or port. This process happens behind the scenes, and isn’t visible to the user. For that reason, network administrators use port forwarding as a security tool to control outside access to internal networks. Port forwarding isn’t just useful for businesses. Home users might need it to run a game server, web server, or to access things like security cameras. Starlink doesn’t support port forwarding with the included router, but there are several workarounds. In this article, I will explain …

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Can You Install The Starlink Router Outside?

In a typical Starlink installation, the router is placed inside, with the Starlink cable routed through an exterior wall. Some users find themselves in a difficult situation, where their Starlink dish needs to be installed in a remote location. In some cases, this might call for the Starlink router to be installed outside. Can the router be placed outside? The Starlink router is IP54 rated, meaning it has some dust and water resistance. It can operate within a temperature range of -22°F to 122°F (-30°C to 50°C). With these specs, yes, the Starlink router can be placed outside in an …

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Here Is What Comes In The Starlink Hardware Kit

When you purchase Starlink Residential or Starlink RV for $599, you will get the following items in the hardware kit: Let’s dive into more detail on the individual items contained in the Residential/RV Starlink hardware kit: Starlink Antenna/Dish The dish that comes with the hardware kit is a phased array antenna. The dish is rectangular, with a flat, smooth face. The rectangular dish is the 2nd version of the Starlink dish. Originally, the dish was round, and officially nicknamed ‘Dishy McFlatFace’. How big is the Starlink dish? The dish measures 20.25″ x 12″. The mast, which connects the dish to …

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