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  #2305677 25-Aug-2019 11:45
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shawnybear: [snip] both phones being Android and doing cloud backups. still have no clue as to what could be saturating the upstream to cause my whole internet to just stop working for upto 5 minutes


There's the clue right there. A phone doing a cloud backup for several minutes will cause the exact symptoms you have with a 1 Mb/s connection.


Yup. And is the factor the OP got a new phone or did a firmware upgrade.
Same applies to cloud backup on desktops.
If I had to blame it on something it would be cloud backups.




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  #2305689 25-Aug-2019 12:13
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BarTender:
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shawnybear: [snip] both phones being Android and doing cloud backups. still have no clue as to what could be saturating the upstream to cause my whole internet to just stop working for upto 5 minutes

 

 

 

There's the clue right there. A phone doing a cloud backup for several minutes will cause the exact symptoms you have with a 1 Mb/s connection.

 


Yup. And is the factor the OP got a new phone or did a firmware upgrade.
Same applies to cloud backup on desktops.
If I had to blame it on something it would be cloud backups.


^ This. I just got home from work and my wifi is gone really slow. also I literally have nothing open and WiFi network indicators in status bar are on constant. opened data usage (wifi) it's Samsung cloud.

Edit: never really used Samsung cloud, or knew it existed. never had an issue with my note 9. thought Google usually handled backup and did only settings & app list type stuff. guess I'll look into Samsung cloud I guess.

 

 

 

Edit #2: Looked into samsung cloud. turns out maybe i accidentally clicked back up photos & videos to cloud. maybe samsung just auto enabled it, im not sure. ive never been asked before on my note 9 about it. and with photos being upto 5MB and videos being upto 1GB i can see now why it has saturated my connection. this is pretty much just something to laugh about now. cant bloody win with new tech these days.


 
 
 
 


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  #2305698 25-Aug-2019 12:42
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So I had the same problem a while ago. Either power your phone off / turn off WiFi and use mobile data when you're home.
Then enable WiFi when you go to bed and hopefully it kicks off cloud backup while you're sleeping.




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  #2305699 25-Aug-2019 12:50
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BarTender: So I had the same problem a while ago. Either power your phone off / turn off WiFi and use mobile data when you're home.
Then enable WiFi when you go to bed and hopefully it kicks off cloud backup while you're sleeping.


yeah could do that, but don't really care for cloud backup of photos and videos so I just disabled that outright. that was the issue. I know Google backups general are just settings, WiFi networks, and tiny bits of app data and never had an issue with that before. issue is definitely solved though

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  #2305710 25-Aug-2019 13:51
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Another option would be to go into your device settings and set your Wifi as a metered network. From there it'll pretty much use the same behaviours for WiFi as it would for 4G in terms of data preservation, while still preferring your home WiFi to mobile network.





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  #2305848 25-Aug-2019 19:33
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Unfortunately backups are just a joy of adsl connetions.

I've got the same problem here. Except my queuing has been tunned pretty heavily to ensure I get very little impact.

Personally I have a mate 20 pro. This thing takes 40mp photos. Which I sync straight to Dropbox. It then is replicated out to crash plan as well over the same connection.


Ontop of that there are as always other users on the network. The other fun one can be overwatch updates. For some reason they ack very heavily (I suspect the akamai cache on that connection is poorly configured..)

I actually end up with about 60% of my sync rates in throughput because of the queuing options offered on my current router.
I gain a full 1.4mbit extra across my dsl connections by moving to alternative cpes.... Work in progress...




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