How to fix Slow Downloading Speed

Warzone 2.0 recently came out and if you’re an avid gamer, it’ll be time for you to download the update. If you’re playing the game on Windows, you need to download it through the client. However, many players have been experiencing slow downloading speed when downloading the update. If you’re one of those players, you’ll find this guide to be very useful. In this guide, you’ll get to know how to fix slow downloading speed.

How to fix slow downloading speed?

Method 1: Close other active applications

The first thing that you’ll need to do is close all other active apps. This will include your web browser, email client, and other apps that are using your internet connection. This would free up your bandwidth while allowing the client to use all of it for downloading the update.

Method 2: Change bandwidth settings

The next thing that you’ll have to change is the bandwidth settings. For doing that, follow these instructions.

  • Click on the cog icon located at the top-right corner of the client and then go to Settings
  • Now, click on the Game Install tab before finding the Bandwidth option
  • Change the “Limit” to Zero and then click “OK” as it’ll remove the bandwidth limit for the client and allow you to use the entire internet connection to download the update

Method 3: Change the download region

  • Click on the Down Arrow next to your profile photo located in the upper-right corner
  • Click on Log Out
  • After login, click on the Globe icon and then select a different server
  • Enter your account information to log in
  • For changing the region for the game, click on the globe icon next to the game you’re downloading and select a different server

Method 4: Avoid downloading the game during peak hours

fix Slow Downloading Speed

  • In the search box, you’ll need to type or paste power and sleep settings
  • Now, click on Power & Sleep Settings from the results
  • Scroll down to the Sleep section and then click on the down arrow before choosing Never

Method 5: Close/suspend any background downloads

  • On your keyboard, you should press the Windows + R keys for opening the Run dialog box
  • Now, type “gpedit.msc” and then press Enter
  • Navigate this policy – Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update
  • On the right side, you’ll have to double-click on Configure Automatic Updates
  • Choose the Enabled option
  • Under Configure Automatic Updating, you’ll have to choose the second option – Notify for Download and Auto Install
  • Click on Apply and then OK

That settles it. If any of the aforementioned approaches helped you, please let us know in the comments. If you’ve tried something else and found it to be effective, please share that experience with us as well.

Aviral Sharma
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