1. tbgjlb's Avatar
    Why does my WiFi speed show as being slow , sometimes slower than half what I can get on two iPhone 4s's ,3gs and a nexus 7 all of which get about 14/15 . using speedtest .net
    02-19-2015 05:31 PM
  2. VW Maverick's Avatar
    May be a problem with the W-Fi itself.
    Check this over and see if it helps: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...-problems.html

    Mav.
    02-19-2015 05:49 PM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    It depends on the load on the server, the load in the path from the Ookla server to your provider and the load on the path from your provider to you. Do 5 tests in a row and you'll get 5 different numbers.

    It could also be that you're using TKIP or TKIP+AES encryption on your router, and Android 4+ seems to have problems with some implementations of TKIP, so use only AES on the router. (If your speed is okay on a public wifi hotspot, that's definitely the problem. It will also speed up if you use a guest account on your router, or turn security off on your router (no encryption) if that's the cause.
    02-19-2015 05:56 PM
  4. AO12834's Avatar
    I have this exact problem, especially with USB tethering to my old desktop computer that doesn't wifi
    02-27-2015 08:32 PM

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