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How to Increase Internet Speed in Windows 10

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Last Updated on August 26, 2021 by Muhammad Junaid Khalid


In this tutorial, we will show you different tips about how to increase internet speed in Windows 10. In each tip, you will learn a new trick to speed up internet. So let’s get started.

How to Increase Internet Speed

Tip #1. Command Prompt

This tip will help you to speed up internet and increase download speed on Windows 10. In this step, we will open the Command Prompt and apply a little trick there. Just go to the Start menu and type CMD.

Now right-click on the result and choose ‘Run as Administrator’. You will see a black Command Prompt window, which is exactly what we are looking for. Type in “ipconfig/all” into the CMD and press Enter.

speed up download- command prompt

  1. Now it will show you some details as shown in the picture. Look for the IPv4 address. Copy the IPv4 address and close the command prompt window.

    increase download speed- IPv4 address

  2. Now, right-click on the Start menu and select Run. Type in “ping < and paste the IPv4 address that you just copied from the Command Prompt. Now type > -t, and click Ok. For example. In my case, I have typed ping <> -t.

    boost download speed- run

Using this trick, you can easily increase download speed in Windows 10.

Related: How to Enable the Secret Ultimate Performance Mode in Windows 10

Tip #2. Get a Better DNS

This step is super simple, and it will speed up internet and bring a great change to your download habit. If you successfully Increase internet speed, it will have a major effect on your online productivity.

This step is about changing the default DNS server for your connection. You can read a detailed tutorial on How to Boost Your Internet Connection in which the method to change the default DNS address is explained in detail.

Getting a better DNS in this way will directly increase internet speed. Now let’s proceed to tip number 3.

Now proceed to tip number 3.

Tip #3. Optimize Internet Download Manager Settings

If speeding up your internet doesn’t work, you may have to work on your download manager. Before we begin, you need to download the most famous download manager, which is called Internet Download Manager. I hope you don’t need to download IDM as you already have it installed on your PC or laptop.

Once you install the IDM Manager, open it, and from its menu, go to the Downloads > Options. From here, navigate to the Connection tab and look for the option Connection type or speed.

Click on it and choose the High-Speed Direct Connection option. Now go to the Max Connection Number and choose 32, which is the highest number you can get here. Now try to download something and see how better it comes. So that’s how you can increase download speed on Windows 10. I hope these tips will work for you.

Now that you know how to increase internet speed, we hope you have a great time surfing the internet and downloading whatever catches your fancy!

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