25-02-2021 01:57 AM in
Has anybody else experienced this issue on their S21 Ultra where their Wifi6 downloads are slower than normal? My upload seems fine, giving how far I sit from the router to test (speeds match laptop and other devices). I'm on symmetrical gigabit internet and my current router is set to Wifi6 on the 5GHz 4x4 band @ 160MHz (DFS) that sits alone on the channel that I've specified (pretty packed community, luckily there are many channels that are free to choose).
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25-02-2021 07:51 AM - last edited 25-02-2021 07:55 AM
25-02-2021 08:05 AM - last edited 25-02-2021 08:08 AM
Wired I easily hit 940s/940s on a good day. All of my wireless 6 devices on the 5GHz network hit around 600-800 up and down. So it is strange that my brand new phone refuses to do this.
I've tried resetting router, rebooting/resetting phone, marking my Wifi as "unmetered."
25-02-2021 08:33 AM in
09-03-2021 06:52 PM in
TIL that there was a possibility that not all Apps are optimized for the S21U, and I truly believe it. I read it in another forum post on here somewhere, then realized to maybe try the web version or a different speed test.
Yeah...dumb dumb me should have tried to use the web version before making this post...no idea how it slipped my mind all of this time!
In any case, I was able to hit 600Mbps download from the phone's browser.
So, the real issue is app optimization for the S21U...I hope that gets fixed real soon, as when I first got the phone, I noticed apps running very sluggish in terms of logging in/downloading/timing out when trying to refresh/etc. Lately, I've seen this happen way less as apps get updated.
Anyway, I can sleep easy knowing the phone doesn't have a WiFi hardware issue. Whew...