How to Use Galaxy Note 4 Download Booster?

As we know, among all, the Samsung is one of the most trusted smart device manufacturer company. Till now, there are so many smart devices have been already launched by the Samsung. Still, it is working on the new device. The best thing about all the Samsung devices is that they all come with unique features. So, here we are also discussing the unique feature of Samsung Galaxy note 4, called as Download Booster. We will also discuss that how to use Download Booster on Galaxy Note 4 device.

What is Download Booster & How it Works

But before that, we want to share an important thing that the download booster feature only comes with Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4 device. It also works very well with Galaxy Note 3 device after updating to Android KitKat OS version. Before we discussing how it works, we will discuss what does it do. The Download Booster is a feature, which will complete the downloading of one file by using combine 4G LTE data & Wi-Fi connections. It is a very useful feature whenever you want to download any files at high speed. It is the best tool which provides faster speed by using both connections.

Generally, you are not able to use Wi-Fi connection & mobile data connection simultaneously. Because, when your device is connected with Wi-Fi connection, your device data connection will automatically close. So, the advantage of the Download Booster is that you can use both the connections to get faster downloading speed.

But, to use this feature, your device must have unlimited data plan, otherwise, you will get a huge bill from your network provider. As this feature will consume most of the data from your data plan. Always keep in mind that if you want to download the file by using this feature, the file size should be more than 30 MB. Also, another thing you should keep in mind that, Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only must be disabled if you want to enable download booster option.

How to Enable Download Booster in Galaxy Note 4 Device

So now, we are going to discuss that how to use download booster option on Samsung. We are debating the process in step by step info, refer the details below.

  • First of all, open the “Settings” from your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android device.
  • Now, go to the option of “More networks“.
  • After going there, you can see the option of “Download Booster“.Tap on that option.
  • Here, in front of the option, you can see the on / off switch.
  • To use this feature, just drag that switch to on, and it will be activated.

Check out a video below about How to enable download booster on Galaxy Note 4. John You official Productions published it on youtube.

How to Go to Download Booster option on Samsung

After following above method, now this amazing feature is enabled. When you want to disable download booster, just follow the same process written above and drag switch to off it. You can also enable this feature by using the quick settings or notification panel mentioned in above image. To do so, just swipe down the notification panel by using two fingers. Now, to enable it, just tap on that option.How to Enable Download Booster in Galaxy Note 4 Device

Whenever you use this feature on your Galaxy Note 4 device, it will show a notification icon a shown below. By which, you can easily know that the Download Booster feature is enabled and working well. It will also suggest the total download speed of particular files, which is in a download.

It also shows how many of data is downloaded by 4G LTE and how many of from using Wi-Fi connections. The download progress of the file has also displayed at the notification panel. After discussing the process of enabling, now, we will discuss the possible reasons why it does not work on it.

Why Download Booster does not work on Galaxy Note 4

If you are Samsung Galaxy Note 4 user and you have noticed that this feature does not work sometimes. Well, it’s not a bigger issue. Like you, there are also some Galaxy Note 4 users, who also have noticed the same thing.

Sometimes, even after enabling download booster, it will not work properly with some Samsung smartphones. Then, here we have listed some possible reasons for those who are complaining about download booster is not working on Samsung. In which, we are also mentioning the most probable reason behind occurring it.

  • After enabling download booster, you must turn on the data connection as well as WiFi connection from your Samsung Galaxy device.
  • Also, check the size of the file which is to be downloaded. Because download was boosting feature only works when we want to download any files that are bigger than 30 MB.
  • Whenever data connection of the device is not covered by 4G LTE connection, then this feature will not work properly.
  • This feature does not work well, whenever the speed difference is too large. In this reason, they are considered the speed difference between the 4G LTE data connection and Wi-Fi network connection.
  • It also not works well when the downloading of files is running through the apps.

The most probable reasons are listed above, when it is not functioning. But, this unique feature also has its advantage. The biggest benefit of this function is that it will provide faster downloading speed to download any files. By using this feature, you can download the files so earlier than using single Wi-Fi connection or mobile data networks.

When the connection speeds of both, mobile data 4G LTE and Wi-Fi are different from each other, then it will not work properly. When it occurs, you never noticed any benefits of this amazing feature. It means, when the connection speeds of both the connections are closed with each other, then this feature works best.

Always remember that this Download Booster feature only works with the 4G connection. Because some users also have the problem that download booster is not working on their device. So, it is recommended to check if your device supports 4G network or not. This feature also works well with Samsung Galaxy S5 device. With Galaxy Note 3 device, it works but after the update of OS version.

So, now we are completing this discussion which is based on Download Booster feature.In which, we have mentioned that how to enable it, its benefits, probable reasons of not working and much more. We hope that by using this discussion, you can easily get info about how to use the Download Booster.

Do let us know if you have any questions about download booster for your Samsung device. Share your views in the comment section below.

References & Sources:

  • Download Booster On/Off – Samsung Galaxy Note® 4 Published on verizonwireless.com
  • What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha? Published on 14/6/2016 on samsung.com
Last Updated On: July 3, 2017

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