Galaxy S5 - Download booster can’t work

Last Update Date : Jan 16. 2018

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Q : Even though Download booster feature on Galaxy S5 is enabled, it doesn’t work to download contents.
What’s the problem?

A : Under next situations, Download booster feature doesn’t work.

1. When you download large files, the device may heat up.
If the device exceeds a set temperature, the feature will turn off.

2. This feature supports Hypertext Transmission Protocol (HTTP) 1.1 only.
So, It can be activated in Play Store, Samsung Apps, Samsung Video , YouTube, Play Movies, Play Games,
Internet(S-Browser), Chrome (ChromeBrowser), Baidu etc NOT all applications
The feature cannot be used with other protocols, such as HTTPS or FTP.
So, it’s not supported regarding to attached files of E-mail , Streaming service like Dropbox , Twitter

3. It support only for downlink under environment of Wi-Fi and LTE(NOT 3G) networks

4. It only work regarding to contents over 30MB

5. When speed difference of Wi-Fi and LTE occurs more than 5 times, download booster isn’t supported.
In the case the speed difference is big, it show rather inefficient situation on speed side if download booster
is applied.



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