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Topic # 139161 29-Jan-2014 21:17 Send private message

I am unable to run ookla speedtest from mine or my wifes Android 2.2 handsets [LG P500] but can from Wifi

Can anyone suggest what the issue is or whether they can run speedtest.net [ookla] from their 2D handset









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  Reply # 976919 29-Jan-2014 21:47

where do you live? are you in 3g? are you roaming on vodafone?




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  Reply # 976928 29-Jan-2014 21:52 Send private message

Have you tried manually setting the test server to something other than the automatically selected site?



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  Reply # 976930 29-Jan-2014 21:55 Send private message

Thank you for the replies


SteveON: where do you live? are you in 3g? are you roaming on vodafone?


was trying from Golden Bay last week [on VF] now in central Nelson


insane: Have you tried manually setting the test server to something other than the automatically selected site?


sure did, telecom and VFNZ servers !

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  Reply # 977030 30-Jan-2014 07:40 Send private message

No trouble here with speed test from Auckland




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  Reply # 977081 30-Jan-2014 09:12 Send private message

Are you connecting to internet without Wi-Fi ok? Is/was 'Data roaming' turned on?



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  Reply # 977278 30-Jan-2014 12:16 Send private message

2DegreesCare: Are you connecting to internet without Wi-Fi ok? Is/was 'Data roaming' turned on?


Hi 2D thank you for the reply. Yes data works ok without Wifi. The speedtest issues occurs with roaming off and on.

Are their other ways to do a speedtest not dependant on the android ookla app ? [most websites require java or flash]



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  Reply # 977597 30-Jan-2014 18:18 Send private message

Turn on wifi hotspot, and then can use computer to do speed test with.

I have the same phone, have loaded couple web pages using wifi hotspot, just as a test to see how it would go, went well.

I'm only on casual data so cost to much to run a speed test here.

Edit: i'm probably in 2degrees zone, so it's not roaming on Vodafone.



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  Reply # 977694 30-Jan-2014 21:43 Send private message

rugrat: Turn on wifi hotspot, and then can use computer to do speed test with.

I have the same phone, have loaded couple web pages using wifi hotspot, just as a test to see how it would go, went well.

I'm only on casual data so cost to much to run a speed test here.

Edit: i'm probably in 2degrees zone, so it's not roaming on Vodafone.


Turned on wifi hotspot that makes no difference. What is odd is I can select the server to test too but get "Network Communication Issues" when I click on on begin test





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  Reply # 978394 1-Feb-2014 03:17 Send private message

xlinknz:
rugrat: Turn on wifi hotspot, and then can use computer to do speed test with.

I have the same phone, have loaded couple web pages using wifi hotspot, just as a test to see how it would go, went well.

I'm only on casual data so cost to much to run a speed test here.

Edit: i'm probably in 2degrees zone, so it's not roaming on Vodafone.


Turned on wifi hotspot that makes no difference. What is odd is I can select the server to test too but get "Network Communication Issues" when I click on on begin test






nono you're supposed to connect to that wifi hotspot with a laptop or something and run the speedtest on that.













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