Mobile Internet can be slower compared to your regular internet connection. This doesn’t necessarily mean that your actual WiFi or Mobile internet is slow, it might be because of other factors, that you haven’t paid attention to.
If you’re using Datajack Mobile Broadband, you’ll get steady and fast 3G Internet speeds on the go, on up to five WiFi enabled devices at once.
Here are five neat tips to get faster mobile internet when on the go.
Tips to get faster mobile internet
1. Disable heavy media on websites
Sometimes, websites take time to load because there are lot of unnecessary media on them. Like images, videos etc. Well, they are good on the regular browser, but when on mobile internet, they can significantly increased the page load time. It might harm your web experience but if you prefer speed, and want to access the content first, then it’s a wise decision to turn off the images on your mobile browser. This can be easily done on the browser settings.
2. Use a faster Mobile Internet browser
Many a times people use the default browser on their mobiles, which aren’t necessarily the fastest out there. Browsers are of different types and not all of them are fast. Get a faster mobile internet browser like Opera. This can significantly increase your internet speeds.
3. Change your DNS server settings on the browser
Changing your DNS server settings can significantly enhance browsing speeds on your mobile internet. DNS server settings are different for each device. Below are the settings for each popular mobile device.
- No matter what application you’re in, open the Start Menu and select Settings.
- At the bottom of the resulting screen will be a tab labeled “Connections.” Select it.
- Tap on the Connections icon near the top of the screen.
- Select the link labeled “Manage existing connections.”
- You’ll see a list of possible connection methods. (For many people there’ll only be one.) Select whichever of these is your primary connection, then tap on the “Edit…” button near the bottom of the page.
- Starting on the next page, hit the Next button twice.
- You should be on a page with a button labeled “Advanced.” Tap on it.
- At the bottom of the resulting screen will be a tab labeled “Servers.” Select it.
- Hit the radio button for “Use specific server addresses.”
- Below that will be text boxes where you can enter the addresses you want to use. Change DNS to “18.104.22.168″ and change Alt DNS to “22.214.171.124″
- Click OK and then hit the Finish button.
Windows Mobile Smartphone
- While on the Today Screen, select the Start Menu.
- Choose Settings on the resulting screen.
- Choose Connections from the list of options
- Now select GPRS
- Pick your GPRS connection from the resulting list of connections.
- Scroll down this screen until you come to “Primary DNS,” then enter “126.96.36.199″
- For Secondary DNS, enter “188.8.131.52″
- Press the Done button at the bottom of the screen, then hit the red Phone button to return to the Today Screen.
- While in the application launcher, find the Prefs application and open it.
- Choose the Network option.
- From the drop-down list of Services, pick your GPRS connection.
- Tap on the “Details…” button at the bottom of the screen.
- There probably be a checkmark next to “Query DNS.” Uncheck this.
- For “Primary DNS,” enter “184.108.40.206″
- For Secondary DNS, enter “220.127.116.11″
- Hit the OK button, then the Done button.
Now go and test to see if web pages start to load any faster. They should, if you’ve previously been using a slow DNS server.
4. If you’re on an Android phone, turn off Flash
Tests have showed that flash websites load slower compared to normal websites without flash, especially on Androids. Experts suggest that turning off flash in your browser settings can significantly enhance browsing speeds on mobile internet.
Turning off Jaascript too can significantly increase browsing speeds on mobile internet. Here’s how you do it on an Android phone.
Lastly, if your mobile internet is slow, get a mobile broadband internet connection. Its as cheap as $9.99 per month and you could connect up to five WiFi enabled devices simultaneously. Try Datajack.