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Smart TV Internet Speed

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DETERMINING INTERNET SPEED


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Some customers are curious as to the Internet connectivity speed to their Smart TV. Below procedures will instruct how to determine the Internet Speed.

Please note that Smart TV process the Internet speed attributed to them from the Network router. The more devices sharing the network bandwidth as well as the quality of the service provided will contribute greatly in limiting end result and, hardly the TV on its own for that matter, unless it is operating wirelessly and at quite the distance from the router.


Article instructions icon Procedures

In order to obtain results with respect to current Internet Speed for your television, simply access the televisions’ web browser and type in:           speedtest.NET          in the URL field.

speedtest dot NET website home screeshot 

source: https://www.speedtest.net/



You can also run specific app Internet speed, if featured within the app, such as YouTube. To get Internet speed to show up on screen for monitoring purposes or just curiosity, go to the YouTube App.

On the left hand side click the More Option menu ( • • • )

Internet Speed Test via YouTube App


Select Settings by clicking on that option.

YouTube Application Settings option


Using right arrow key beside trackball on remote controller go to Show Video Info and enable that feature.

Enabling Video Options


While streaming any YouTube video content, you can determine the Internet speed as illustrated below:

Internet Speed listed in on-screen dialog box


Turning off the feature is easily done by bringing up streaming menu by clicking very bottom of the screen.

Clicking on More Options on the left as shown below...

More options


Go to the last icon on the right. You toggle between "enable/disable" every time you click it.

Disable to remove the information from appearing on screen or enable to view current speed status.

Deactivate Internet Speed dialog box






  
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