Here’s How to Increase Internet Speed – Nowadays more and more people are using the internet network to be able to download and also look for various knowledge they want to know. Hey, who often gets emotional because of a slow internet connection like a snail? Slow internet is annoying, especially when we need a fast connection internet to do urgent things. As a result, we become frustrated, angry and irritated.
1. Try restarting your device
This suggestion may sound cliché, but it most likely works. Restarting the device might fix the slow mobile data speed. Moreover, if your gadget is used all the time and is almost never turned off, explains the Make Use Of page.
How to restart is different on each device. For example for Android, hold down the power button until the restart option appears. Meanwhile, for iPhone X users or later, press and hold the side and volume buttons until the Slide to Power Off option appears.
2. Remove and reinstall the SIM card
Another solution that can be tried is to remove the SIM card and then reinstall it. It is recommended to do it with a device that has been turned off. For the latest generation of smartphones, we need a tool shaped like a paperclip and made of metal to remove the SIM card, suggests the CNet page.
Usually, this tool is already included in the purchase and stored in the smartphone box. After removing the SIM card, check carefully for any damage. Then, place the SIM card properly and turn your device back on.
3. Change your location
Check your surroundings, are you in a thick walled building? Or is it in a crowd of people, so the signal goes up and down? It is undeniable, your location determines how fast or slow the internet signal is. Like it or not, changing locations is the solution.
According to the Make Use Of page, the factors that make the network slow are weather, network congestion, geographic location and buildings. For example, the signal is often lost when we are in remote areas and many natural obstacles, such as mountains, valleys and hills.
4. Update and disable apps
Sometimes, there are apps that crash, hogging the internet connection and slowing it down. If this assumption proves to be true, you can disable the application’s access to the internet connection or uninstall it, suggests the Make Use Of page.
How to prevent apps from running in the background and using data unnoticed? For Android users, select Settings > Network and Internet > Mobile Network > App Data Usage. Then tap on the app and slide the background data slider.
Meanwhile, iPhone users can select Settings > Cellular > disable app access to cellular data connection. Try it, who knows it will work!