For those of us that own a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus, you might have dealt with slow and lagging internet speed problem on your smartphone. This problem normally occurs when using either the Android Browser or Google Chrome. Well, the good news is that you can actually speed up your web browsing speeds on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
Below, I’ll explain how you can resolve problems related to slow, lagging and buggy internet speeds that cause headaches for most of us. Basically, what we’ll be doing is simply allowing the browser to take up more of your phone’s RAM to enhance the performance, especially when scrolling.
Even though these alterations won’t make your browsing speed super-fast, these guidelines will provide you with a decent speed boost while browsing the web. You can notice the improved internet speeds when browsing sites full of images and animated GIFs. So here are some tips you could use if you want a faster web browsing on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
How to improve web browsing speeds on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus
To enhance the browsing speeds of your Galaxy S8, you could access the hidden Google Chrome features of your browser. You can access the options by simply typing into the address bar. Instead of writing twitter.com into the address bar, follow the guides to the hidden menu so as to get faster internet speeds;
- Switch on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus
- Go to Chrome Browser
- Copy/paste or simply type “chrome://flags’’into the URL bar.
- Then browse for “Maximum tiles for interest area”- #max-tiles-for-interest-area- from the list
- Press on the drop-down menu titled “Default “and change it to 512
- select “Relaunch Now” to confirm changes
It is imperative not to make any other changes from other options or the settings in the Chrome://flags menu as it could destabilize the browser or even reduce the performance levels of the browser.
Most of the options you will find are normally used for beta testing or upcoming features yet to be completed.
If you followed the above tips, you should at least be able have a faster internet speed while using the Android or Chrome Browser on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus.