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So when connected to wifi using our home network, I get 19-20 download and 6 upload on my nexus from the speed test. But I when I do it on my laptop, I get 35 and 6. It seems like it doesn't want to go above 20. Any ideas?
 
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Drive hardware restrictions...

Every phone has its network restrictions as its hardware is negligible in front of pcs..

The networks max. speed that can be used on android is 3.6 MBps to 30 MBps as a range...


Hence this could be d reason...
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Every phone has its network restrictions as its hardware is negligible in front of pcs..

The networks max. speed that can be used on android is 3.6 MBps to 30 MBps as a range...


Hence this could be d reason...
It seems other people are getting up to 50 mb on their Nexus 5...it seems quite odd to be honest.
 
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Is your Laptop on wireless or LAN, generally mobile devices have wifi powersaving mode
such as here

1st one is my laptop
2nd one is my nexus 7 1st gen and both show the same issues you listed
to solve this change the wifi channel mode to 2.4Ghz if your router is on 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz if its on 5
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... change the wifi channel mode to 2.4Ghz...
That did it for me, man.

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But I still don't know why I can't connect to the 5GHz band. My N7 does, no problem.

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