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How to increase internet speed on your Android smartphone
Who doesn’t get flustered by sluggish internet speed? Here is a list of hacks that can help you increase the internet speed on your Android smartphone.
Close background apps
Ever wondered where all your mobile data is going, even when you’re not using apps all that much? Background apps are your real enemy. If you have 10 apps running in the background, the bandwidth of your network is being spread across these 10 apps, reducing your data speed. To ensure an optimized internet speed, close all apps when you’re not actively using them.
Use data-management apps
While you’re traveling or commuting, fluctuating internet speed can be an major issue. Start using data management apps, like our data savings app, to maintain a steady internet speed. For example, when using Instagram, this app can compress up to 50% of your data and cut down loading time by half. While streaming music or videos on apps such as Gaana, Saavn, YouTube or Netflix, Opera Max compresses up to 60%, leading to faster streaming.
Delete unused apps
Still have those old apps you stopped using after the first week of installing them? Unused apps also slow down your smartphone by consuming RAM and storage space. These unused applications can slow down the performance of other apps and your smartphone on the whole, leading to patchy internet speed while browsing. Delete all unused apps from your Android smartphone to make it run faster.
Keep the ads at bay
Advertisements often pop up when browsing and can slow down your internet speed, ruining the entire browsing experience. Sometimes advertisements that you view while browsing a webpage use more data than the entire web page itself. With our ad blocking mobile browser you can block ads for a smoother, faster browsing experience.
Choose Wi-Fi over mobile data
If you don’t have a high-speed 3G or 4G connection, then go for the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot. This can give you a faster internet speed. If you still end up dealing with slow Wi-Fi because more people are using it at the same time, here are some more tips to make the most of public Wi-Fi.
So, which one of these tips do you already use to optimize your internet speed? Share your ideas and suggestions with us so we can help more people do more with their internet connection!