How To Check Internet Speed Accurately | Mobile | Computer
There have lot of websites and Mobile apps are avaible to finding Internet Speed. But how to properly check the internet speed. While some websites and apps are avaible for that purpose, many people may not know how to use them properly. There have lot of tools can use to find internet speed. However speedtest.net by ookla is the one of popular internet speed finding tool and their app version is also avaible for Android and IOS.
There have lot of websites and Mobile apps are avaible to finding Internet Speed. But how to properly check the internet speed. While some websites and apps are avaible for that purpose, many people may not know how to use them properly.
Ookla is finding the speed of your internet by using the local server of the user. And shows almost accurate internet speed of your device.
For Desktop devices You can use the speed test.net website or open the speedtest app. When opening website and app you can see your Network provider and the nearest server.In center there will be a GO button, press that button to start test. After a few second you can see your Downloading Speed and Uploading Speed. Downloading shows the speed of websites or Data's loading to your device and Uploading speed shows request or Data's that going to the server.
For finding internet speed you must know about the difference of Megabit and Magabyte.
Usually internet speed shown in Megabit per second (Mbps or kbps).
It can also be used as an MB to display file size, But it is Megabyte. One Megabyte is equal to 8Megabits. So if your internet speed is 10 mbps. You can download 1.25 Megabyte file in a second. You can also need 8 seconds to download a 10 megabyte file.
How much internet speed you need is depending on your usage of your internet.
Example, You need around 3mbps internet speed to watch Netflix standard quality (SD) quality videos. For HD quality it's around 5mbps and for 4K it's 25mbps.