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How to do internet speed test with Google Search

Google Search is the simplest and easiest tool to test your internet speed. Here’s how to do the internet speed test with Google Search.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 10:54 IST
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Besides Google Search, you can also test your internet speed through the Ookla speed test. (Pixabay)

In this digital era, internet is the key to unlocking opportunities in almost every facet of your daily life. And this has become increasingly so since the lockdown imposed due to the global corona pandemic. Work from home, online classes, entertainment and connecting with your loved ones in difficult times - all depend on the internet. With such a surge in the usage of the internet, is your service provider giving you the right speed? Whether it is about the sluggish internet connectivity or knowing the real download speed, your internet connection speed is important. To ensure that your internet is working fine with the stated speed by the service provider, you can easily check internet speed through Google's homepage and other websites too. Here's how to check the internet speed with Google Search.

Check your internet speed with Google Search

Before you jump onto checking the internet speed, you need to first ensure that you are connected to an active and secure network. And here comes the simplest way to test your internet connection speed with Google's homepage.

All you need to do is just open a browser on your mobile or PC, then go to the Google homepage and type “speed test.”

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This will show up the search results from several other online options to test your internet connection speed such as Ooka, fast.com, SpeedCheck, and more. But on top of all these, you will find Google's own speed test option.

To check the internet speed, simply click on the 'Run Speed Test' written in the blue-background box.

Within a minute, it will show up the results with downloading as well as uploading speed of the internet along with the server location used in the internet speed test, and a piece of brief information about your network's speed as well as its capability.

How to do the internet speed test with Ookla

Step 1:

Ookla Speed test will serve you a bit of extra information than Google's own internet speed test. It will give an option for server location, connection type, and solutions for issues, particularly with popular services such as YouTube, Google search, and online games.

Step 2:

To check the internet speed by Ookla Speed test, simply go to speedtest.net and tap the 'Go' button to start the testing. 

Step 3:

Rest of the information for your internet will be available on your screens from speed to location and more. 

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First Published Date: 20 Mar, 10:13 IST
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