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Registered: ‎01-11-2013
My Device: bold 9780
My Carrier: t-mobile

Re: slow to download videos

Another thing. When I go to view a video from youtube the picture is always breaking up and "buffering" keeps popping up on the screen. The audio still plays though.
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: slow to download videos

Hey. Is this slow while you're connected to wifi or not on wifi?


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Posts: 12
Registered: ‎01-11-2013
My Device: bold 9780
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Re: slow to download videos

I have it on wi-fi and mobile, but it automatically chooses. I could set it at manual I think.
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Re: slow to download videos

You can't choose, the device chooses WiFi always if connected to WiFi.

 

Please try turning off your WiFi connections and attempt to download only from the mobile network connection.

What happens?



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Registered: ‎01-11-2013
My Device: bold 9780
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Re: slow to download videos

Still the same. Also, don't know if this helps but when I open a video on youtube the picture breaks up, it keeps buffering, but the audio stays pretty much consistent throughout.
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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: slow to download videos

Yep, I saw that earlier. The YouTube buffering is another sign that you've got a slow data connection. 

 

So, now can you try using the media player or downloading with the wifi network turned off and leave only the mobile network active? Make sure on the mobile network screen you leave Data Services set to on. 



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Registered: ‎01-11-2013
My Device: bold 9780
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Re: slow to download videos

Still doing it.