1. albert plytage's Avatar
    When my phone is connected to WiFi I get at best .8 mps on a speed test and around 12 when connected to 4g. Every other device on the same router is working fine. Any suggestions? I have tried hard resetting my phone and checking my router for updates but have not found any problems.
    Last edited by albert plytage; 11-22-2015 at 07:51 AM.
    11-22-2015 07:40 AM
  2. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Have you tried changing the channels and are you using 2.4 or 5 Ghz?

    Also what are you using b, g, n, or ac or a combination?
    11-22-2015 08:19 AM
  3. albert plytage's Avatar
    My router has both 2.4 and 5ghz. Both are enabled. Both are set to mixed. I can change it to b/g, n,g,b only on the 2.4ghz and I can change the 5ghz to n,a only. Channel is also set to auto.
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    11-22-2015 08:46 AM
  4. William Sanderson's Avatar
    When my phone is connected to WiFi I get at best .8 mps on a speed test and around 12 when connected to 4g. Every other device on the same router is working fine. Any suggestions? I have tried hard resetting my phone and checking my router for updates but have not found any problems.
    Have you tested any other devices to see what speed they get for a transfer rate?
    11-22-2015 08:49 AM
  5. albert plytage's Avatar
    My desktop PC is also connected through WiFi. I get 29.5 mbps down and 6.01 mbps up on a speedtest. So I don't think the issue is with my internet or router.
    11-22-2015 08:57 AM
  6. William Sanderson's Avatar
    My desktop PC is also connected through WiFi. I get 29.5 mbps down and 6.01 mbps up on a speedtest. So I don't think the issue is with my internet or router.
    I would contact who you bought the phone through right away to get support!
    11-22-2015 10:32 AM
  7. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Do you have any advanced options under WiFi on the 950?

    Also try adding the MAC address of the 950 to your router and have it assign a static IP address then do a speedtest.

    If that doesn't work, try a fixed channel such as 14.

    There might be a negotiation issue or channel conflict or you have a faulty unit. Hard to say....
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    11-22-2015 01:01 PM
  8. albert plytage's Avatar
    Setting a fixed channel had no effect on the speed. But I found a media prioritization setting. When I prioritize my cell phone I get much faster rates???
    11-23-2015 03:56 PM
  9. William Sanderson's Avatar
    Setting a fixed channel had no effect on the speed. But I found a media prioritization setting. When I prioritize my cell phone I get much faster rates???
    The router might be treating your 950 as a media device. My old router did that with my tablet and when it was given priority it faster. May be a reason?
    11-23-2015 09:48 PM
  10. st1cky's Avatar
    Slap me if this sounds dumb but I had a similar problem with the popular speedtest.net app and it was because I had it installed to my micro sd that I think is slowing down or failing. When I moved speed test app over to internal storage my speed test went up to 100+mbps download but still a slow 8mbps upload (I have fiber capable of much fast uploads). My other mobile devices have full 100/100 on 2g and 300/300 on 5g, just not the Lumia 950. frustrating :/
    Last edited by st1cky; 11-23-2015 at 11:36 PM.
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    11-23-2015 10:23 PM
  11. albert plytage's Avatar
    Thank you for the responses. The app is not currently installed on the SD card. I will try to do some research regarding the media device
    11-24-2015 10:19 AM
  12. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Thank you for the responses. The app is not currently installed on the SD card. I will try to do some research regarding the media device
    Interesting, looks like you will need to start configuring the QOS settings so that you are maximising your bandwidth's potential.
    11-24-2015 01:42 PM
  13. Rse1's Avatar
    When my phone is connected to WiFi I get at best .8 mps on a speed test and around 12 when connected to 4g. Every other device on the same router is working fine. Any suggestions? I have tried hard resetting my phone and checking my router for updates but have not found any problems.
    Having the same problem. Not that slow but still considerably slower than my 630(wp8.1) 😕 ! Also I think as a side effect the miracast is way more stable on my 630.. Im having a hard time maintaining a miracast connection on the 950. Also sometimes it dropped from my home network without being able to reconnect, eating my entire data plan without me knowing. Fixed that by switching airplane mode on and off a few times. Anyway it happened on my 930(w10m) too, so its probably not the hardware but a software problem. Hope they patch it soon.
    05-04-2016 06:07 AM
  14. Ruined's Avatar
    When my phone is connected to WiFi I get at best .8 mps on a speed test and around 12 when connected to 4g. Every other device on the same router is working fine. Any suggestions? I have tried hard resetting my phone and checking my router for updates but have not found any problems.
    Try disabling Bluetooth,reconnecting, and re-running the test.
    05-08-2016 12:46 AM
  15. Z80_Man's Avatar
    My routers (home and work) use only the 2.4 GHz band and the problem is still there as soon as BT is enabled.
    05-09-2016 10:09 AM

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