How to increase the Internet speed
Since 1990 when Internet was introduced it was never assumed that now a days it will become the part of our life. So wherever you are either in home, college or office we need a fast internet speed. So i am telling you some steps which can somehow increase the speed of Internet .
What is Internet Speed
Internet speed can be refer to that which speed data or content travel from WWW (world wide web) to your computer or laptop or mobile. If someone says my internet speed is 1 MBps , it means 1 MB data can travel per second or we can say that this is the bandwidth allocated to you and its depend on your plan.
1 MBps= 1 mega bytes per second
1 Mbps = 1 mega bits per second
Now how to increase the speed of internet there are some steps given below.
Step 1. Check the current speed
Firstly check your current internet speed. There are many online tolls available for checking the speed of internet. I prefer you to use the speed net . This is the simple tools you can easily check here is my internet speed tools results.
Step 2. Compare the current speed with existing plan
Compare your current speed to the plan you purchase from any vendor if u constantly getting lower speed. so need some modification.
Step 3. check your Modem and Connection cable
Check your Modem, Speed can be differ modem to modem and also check the wiring and connection because sometime the dust and loose connection can decrease the speed of internet. Quality of Ethernet cable and DSL cable can degrade the performance somehow so always purchase the desirable quality of cable.
Step 4. Clear the browser cache and unnecessary application from your computer and mobile
Clear your all browser cache and the remove all the application which is not necessary and consuming your Internet speed remove that from control panel. You can check your running app by using ALT CTRL DEL . Some operating system automatically updates which will consume your Internet speed so prevent that by un-checking it.
Step 5. Wireless Internet security
If you are using wireless connection always secure your wireless connection using password to prevent unnecessary users. You can configure the by using 192.168.1.1 (Default gateway ). You can also configure ACL (access control list) by allowing or blocking particular MAC address. If your Default gateway is not working reset your modem.
Step 6. Turn off any Internet-connected devices when not in use and modem
When the device is in idle condition then switch of the wireless connection from that device some device are constantly consume the Internet. Turn of the Modem somehow increase the speed of Internet so turn of the modem. In case you forget you login Details Click Here to reset the Modem
Step 7. Change your Wi-Fi channel.
Change your WiFi Channel, many people in your building are using the same channel, then you could notice a major slowdown in your Internet speed. Use a program such as inSSIDer for PC and KisMAC or WiFi Scanner for Mac to scan for channels that aren’t as populated. Switching to one of these channels will reduce interference and possibly increase your speed.
Step 8. Shut down computer regularly
Step 9. Use better DNS
Google Public DNS & OpenDNS are designed to speed up and help secure the Web browsing experience by leverage a fast worldwide network of DNS servers.
Step 10. Upgrade the Plan
Finally upgrade the plan of your Internet connection from your vendor.