Many times while downloading the app from the App Store you would have experienced the problem with wifi speed. You would have observed that IOS devices was showing the consistencies with wifi speed while you are using you are using it for any purpose other than downloading app from Apps store but when it comes to downlaod the application using the wireless connections you would have faced the issue with the speed. So today we will be helping you to understand why it is happening and what could be done to avoid this issue.
This prob lem is caused by the Traffic on the DNS server that you are using. A DNS server is a special type of computer on the Internet used to support the Domain Name System. It is a server that stores the DNS records for a domain name, such as address (A or AAAA) records, name server (NS) records, and mail exchanger (MX) records and translates domain names meaningful for users to the numerical IP addresses needed for the purpose of locating computer services and devices worldwide.
Today there are many free and Fast DNS server available today which can store and translate the information very fast for you. So why to use the slow DNS server now . Just mamually change the DNS server and get the fast downloading activated on your IOS device.
Hot to change the DNS server:
To change the DNS server manually first go to Setting tab and click on the wifi option as highlighted in the below screenshot
Once you click on this screen you will find the availabe list of the Wifi . Click on your Wifi which you are using as highlighted in the below screenshots.
Once you click on this option you will be provided with the list of details like Ip Adress, Subnet Mask, DNS etc. So click on the DNS server and you will be avaialble to change the DNS adress.
So you can check the value and can change it to any of the following values:
You can Download NameBench on your Mac or PC and run it to discover the fastest DNS servers for your location, the test will take a few minutes but will provide you with the list of all the DNS server available in your area. Once you get the list take the best result and enter in the DNS server option.
If for any reason if you are unable to download the Namebence or unable to run it you can give a try with any of the following DNS server.
List of free and fast DNS server address:
Service provider: Google
Google public dns server IP address:
Dnsadvantage free dns server list:
OpenDNS free dns server list / IP address:
Norton free dns server list / IP address:
Service provider: GTEI DNS (now Verizon)
Public Name server IP address:
Service provider: ScrubIt
Public dns server address:
So by manually changing the values you can experienced a good wifi speed even when you are downloading the apps from Apps store now.
Bonus Tips :
Some times you can experience an issue with the browsing speed with your laptops or Pc thought the wifi is enabled and providing you a very good speed . So in that case also you can tyr manually changing the DNS from your DNS server to any of the above DNS server and you can solve the issue with the Wifi Speed.
Whenever you can experience any issue with the wifi speed only when you are trying to download any application from App Store you can change the DNS server address from the local DNS server to any of the free and fast DNS server address provided in the above list or by using the Namebench and can get the improved speed. This is always helpful to have the Fast and free DNS Server address set in your IOS device to experience a good speed whenever you are using the wireless internet connection.
[ Source OSX Daily ]