Having an expensive Smartphone and slow internet can make you frustrated. Almost everything in our Android phone is connected to the internet, and we can not do anything on a smartphone without a stable internet connection.
There is a piece of good news, and there is nothing wrong with your phone. Some settings and tweaks will speed up your android internet speed. Just follow the steps one by one, and you will notice a significant change in the internet speed of your Android phone.
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Following are the 9 hacks that will boost your android phones internet speed.
Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
If your internet prolonged slow, and it was a good few days back, then there must be a problem with the internet connection. And most of the time, the internet speed depends on your ISP because Android phones are designed and optimized for best internet speed already.
Contact your ISP and ask them, what is my internet speed. Also contact your family or friends, living in the same area, having the same internet connection. If the internet speed for all the people is good besides you, then there is a problem with your android phone. But don’t worry, we got your back. Bellow are effective methods to speed up your android phone internet in no time.
Clean your Browser Cache
Androids with a limited or low RAM tends to get slower when a lot of cache memory stores in the RAM.
But you can instantly clean up the cache to get back to average speed.
First of all clear the cache of the browser, you use the most.
- Go to the menu by tapping the top right button.
- Tap the history in this menu.
- In the History menu, you will see a Clear history, Tap that.
- In the next menu, Select the Cache and history and tap Clear history.
- It will take a few seconds and will clear all the cache and history.
- You will notice an instant boost in your internet speed.
Clearing the browser cache is enough but for better results, remove the phone cache too.
For clearing the phone cache, go to Settings and from settings navigate to Phone storage.
You will see Clear cache button in the bottom. Tap that.
It will take a while, and all the cache will be removed.
Almost all the apps on your Android use ads to generate revenue, and most of the advertisements are useful for us. But these ads use your internet all the time and thus decrease internet speed. Moreover, ads in your browser can seriously affect your internet experience.
To get rid of these annoying ads, you can install a third-party Adblocker.
Adblocker blocks every element of ads on every app on your smartphone. Thus you can have a seamless experience without any interference.
Best adblocker for Android is Adblocker plus.
You can find and install that from the Google Play store.
Use any Cleaner App
Almost all the Androids with Android version above 8.0 have inbuilt Cleaner app, and you can access that from Settings > Storage, but if you don’t have any Cleaner app in your Android, you can download one of the top-rated from Play store.
Note: If you have less RAM than 2 GB, then do not use these cleaner, try to clean the cache and phone by yourself manually.
Uninstall All the Extra Apps
There must be some apps that you had used once, and now they are sitting idle in your phone draining the battery and using your internet in the background.
So make a list of the apps and write on a notepad, the list of those apps in your Phone that are least useful, and you can easily spend your whole day without using them.
Believe me; there must b 2 to 3 apps on your phone that are useless for you.
To remove the App.
- Go to Settings.
- Navigate towards Apps.
- Select the apps you want to remove.
- Before removing the apps, clear cache, and data for each app.
- Now uninstall by tapping Uninstall.
Force the Network to 3G only
There is a higher chance that you may have a network issue. In some areas, 3G or 4G signals are weak. So they may fluctuate between 3G, 2G or 4G.
Thus you will not have a stable internet connection.
To stabilize your internet connect, force the network to 3G only.
This will disable the switching of the network between 2G, 3G or 4G and internet get stabilize.
And stabilize connection gets the maximum internet speed and smooth experience.
Remove the Widgets
Widgets are cool and make your home screen really handy, but do you know they tend to use the internet in the background?
So you must have to remove the widgets from your smartphone’s home screen.
You can use the app directly for latest updates; widgets are not always necessary. Moreover, removing widgets will save a lot of data for you.
Restart your Phone
Android phone is designed for the best possible experience, but bugs can’t be eliminated permanently.
If you are facing a slow speed for your internet connection, then there is a possible chance that you are not even connected to the internet. It is possible that the phone keeps showing the 3G or 4G sign with no internet connection available.
In that case, re-connectivity may be the solution.
Remove the battery of your phone if possible, and remove the SIM card.
Now restart your phone after inserting the SIM card back.
Internet connectivity problem should be solved now.
Factory Reset the Phone
If nothing works from the above tweaks, then the last possible option left is Factory Reset of the Phone.
To reset your phone, backup your all data to some safe place.
- Backup your Contacts.
- Backup your messages.
- Backup the photos and videos.
- Backup the necessary apps.
After a complete backup, Go to Settings and search for Factory Reset.
Confirm and Reset your phone.
Internet should be fast, and slow internet can be really frustrating, especially when you are doing some critical work like YouTube video streaming or Online gaming. The above methods will help you to speed up your android phone internet in just a few steps.
Let us know which are your favorite internet speed hacks that you use to speed up internet on your android phone?