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Tricks to know the quality of WiFi in less than 3 minutes

Tricks to know the quality of WiFi in less than 3 minutes

Internet on a cell phone.  (photo: Find out how to do it)
Internet on a cell phone. (photo: Find out how to do it)

There are times whenl WiFi seems to be failing and it is not known if it is the modem, the antenna of the electronic device, if the provider is having problems or something else. To find out if it is due to quality, you can perform one of these simple tricks.

There are different ways to measure the internet speed from the mobile phone or the web. Below are several methods that are just as quick and effective.

calling a code

This option only applies to users of Android and who reside in Mexico. If these two requirements are met, what you should do is: Go from your phone to the calls section and enter the code *#*#232339#*#* then touch the call option. A report on the quality of the wireless connection will automatically be received.

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Networks in mobile equipment.  (photo: AndroidHelp)
Networks in mobile equipment. (photo: AndroidHelp)

with an app

You can go to the app store iOS and Androidand search for “WiFi speed test” or “Internet speed”, to bring up a free list of options, which can be downloaded, opened and start the speed measurement.

Among the most popular is speed test Y FAST Speed ​​Test, the latter is developed by Netflix, it is completely free and reliable. Either of these two will return the result of how the Internet service signal is.

from the website

The same happens in case of looking for options from the browser. Simply go to the search engine and type “Internet Quality Meter” to bring up several free options. One of the best is that of the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) to which you can access in this link only the recommendations described at the top of the site should be followed and click on “Start”.

Another option is the desktop version of speed test which can be accessed this link and click on the “Start” button. Once you enter the site, it will show the Internet company to which you are subscribed as well as the IP address. If it is incorrect, you must click on “Change server” and choose the correct one.

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Thanks to the Wi-Fi connection, we can connect to the network without the need for cables.  (Photo: Getty Images)
Thanks to the Wi-Fi connection, we can connect to the network without the need for cables. (Photo: Getty Images)

Why does Internet speed matter?

According to Xfinity, Internet speed is the speed at which the data or content travels from the web to the computer, tablet or smartphone. The speed of this data It is measured in megabits per second (Mbps). A megabit is 1,024 kilobits. This conversion means that 1.0 Mbps is 1,000 times faster than 1.0 kilobits per second (Kbps).

The high-speed Internet connection known as broadband (high bandwidth) is defined as download speeds of at least 768 Kbps and upload speeds of at least 200 Kbps. The difference between download and upload speeds can be explained as follows: download speed refers to the rate at which digital data is transferred from the Internet to your computer, while upload speed is the rate at which online data is transmitted from your computer to the Internet.

There are different factors that can affect the speed of the Internet connection. Sometimes the capabilities of a website or an Internet network can affect connection speed by limiting the amount of data that Internet users can download, upload, or transmit.

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