1. dookie.'s Avatar
    Is it just me, or is the wifi performance of the Z somewhat lacking? Multiple speed test utilities consistently show a very bursty connection...fast/dead/fast/dead, with an effective average well below where my G4 was (sadly it's gone, or I could post some comparative screenshots). The Z stays connected no problem (I've seen reports of it not), and I see the fast/slow fluctuation on all networks I use.

    For the record, I tested both 2.4 and 5ghz with a clear line of sight to the freshly rebooted router no more than 6ft away and no other active wifi traffic. No, it's not congestion at my ISP or the router. I've also included a test from a hardwired PC.

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    09-06-2016 03:02 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Can you test it on a different wi-fi network, just to see if it's a general wi-fi reception issue for the phone (vs some issue with your router)?
    09-06-2016 05:14 PM
  3. libor332's Avatar
    Check wifi settings if you are not using proxies on the phone. It may discrease your speed sometimes.
    Maybe it sounds silly but try to test your internet speed by other app.
    09-06-2016 05:24 PM
  4. dookie.'s Avatar
    I have tested using Ookla as well. Yes, I see the problem on all wifi networks that I use. No proxies on the phone. Other wifi devices (a laptop and a Kindle Fire) are fine on the pictured network (at much greater distances), as was my previous LG G4, as are multiple hardwired machines. The issue is the Z.
    09-06-2016 06:25 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Any 3rd party apps installed that might try to save battery or data?
    benjamminh likes this.
    09-07-2016 02:26 AM
  6. dookie.'s Avatar
    Not to my knowledge.
    09-07-2016 09:28 AM
  7. libor332's Avatar
    It's interesting... Try to clear cache in recovery.
    09-07-2016 04:40 PM
  8. Ry's Avatar
    09-07-2016 07:18 PM

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