What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

The Download Booster is a feature that will allow your device to download large files (over 30 megabytes in size) faster by using a Wi-Fi connection and a mobile data connection simultaneously. Follow the steps below to enable the Download Booster.

Note: please keep in mind that your network operator will charge you for the data you transfer through a mobile data connection. You may have a monthly data allowance with your network operator as part of your contract with them or your network operator may charge you per megabyte of data you transfer. Please review your contract if unsure of how you're charged for using your mobile data connection.

Establishing a Wi-Fi connection

You can skip this section if your device is already connected to a Wi-Fi network.

1 From the Home screen touch Apps.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
2 Touch Settings.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
3 Touch Wi-Fi (it is likely located in the Quick Settings section but can also be found in the Network Connections section).
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
4 Touch the slider in the top-right of the screen (if it is in the 'off' position) to enable Wi-Fi.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
5 Touch the Wi-Fi network to which you wish to connect.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
6 Enter the password for that network and then touch Connect.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

Establishing a mobile network connection

You can skip this section if your device already has a LTE/WCDMA/GSM connection to your mobile network.

1 From the Home screen touch Apps.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
2 Touch Settings.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
3 Locate and then touch More Networks.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
4 Touch Mobile networks.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
5 If the checkbox next to "Mobile data" is not ticked then touch it to tick it.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
6 Touch Network mode.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
7 Touch LTE/WCDMA/GSM.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

Enabling Download Booster

1 From the Home screen touch Apps.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
2 Touch Settings.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
3 Locate and then touch Download Booster.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
4 Touch the slider (if it is in the 'off' position) to put it in the 'on' position.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
5 Touch OK.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

Toggling Download Booster On and Off

1 From the Home screen drag down the notification panel.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?
2 Touch Download Booster (you may need to swipe left across the notification panel first to see it) to turn it on or off.
What is the Download Booster and how do I enable it on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

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