Is slow streaming speed causing you nightmares? Are you on the verge of smashing your laptop or monitor on the wall? Well, there is no need for that. We have compiled five hacks to help you speed up your streaming speed so you no longer have to endure the pain of buffering. So, let the streaming speed up:
Hack # 5: Improve Wi-Fi Signals or Switch to Ethernet
If you are not getting proper Wi-Fi signals on a constant basis, then it may hamper your streaming speed. Switch your place and step into the Wi-Fi radius where the sun is shining, flowers are blooming and you are getting full signals throughout your streaming sessions. If the speed is still slow, you should switch to an Ethernet connection. This should speed things up a bit if everything else fails.
Hack # 4: Disable Auto Updates
Whether it’s Windows, iOS, Android, or just about any other Operating System, if the automatic updates are turned on, you can expect endless buffering. So, go to the settings and disable auto updates so that your bandwidth is not consumed without your consent. When the updates are off, you can manually check for the updates and run them when you are not streaming content.
Hack # 3: Update/Fix Plug-ins
There are many browser plug-ins that force themselves on users without their will. Various plug-ins are for different purposes and they all have different affects or shall we say side-effects on various activities such as browsing and gaming. It is highly recommended that you uninstall all the unnecessary or shady plug-ins from your browser.
Furthermore, update and fix the plug-ins that you actually need for streaming such as adobe flash player etc. In case your internet chokes or a plug-in crashes, then you will have to face streaming difficulties on a regular basis, which would include slow streaming and/or time-outs.
Hack # 2: Use a VPN
If your internet speed is slow, you can make use of a VPN service, preferably PureVPN. VPN services have numerous VPN servers installed around the globe, which you can connect to for stable speed.
For example, if your ISP is throttling speed on some services or websites that broadcast content, you can get around the issue by connecting to one of PureVPN’s powerful servers. As soon as the bandwidth throttling issue is been taken care of, your streaming hassles will be gone for good.
Hack #1: Dedicated Streaming Services
Just as the name suggests, dedicated streaming services are designed to boost internet users’ streaming speed. These services come in different packages but the core purpose of them is to speed up the streaming speed on various devices. Some VPN providers, including PureVPN, offer streaming booster as an add-on.
So, these were our five hacks for faster streaming speed. Use these tricks now and enjoy blazing fast streaming on the device of your choice.