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Original poster: Diana Wolfe
How can I stop Nest Cams from using up all my high speed internet? I dropped resolution it used up internet in a couple days...
I can imagine it has been an inconvenience, and I would love to look into this further for you. What troubleshooting steps have you done on your end? What are your Wi-Fi speeds like? And how far away is your router from your Nest Camera? Please let me know.
I am getting 110Mbps down and 8Mbps up. The cameras are about 10 feet away from my router. I have factory reset both my google wifi router and the cameras. I have paused both the cameras at the router and run a ping to 220.127.116.11 and get around 28ms. While they are paused I monitor my network traffic and total network bandwidth up is around 1Mbps. When I unpause the cameras and monitor traffic. I see both of them using ~6Mbps up and my pings slow to ~1000ms. After that initial unpause, they both periodically just slurp upload bandwidth. I have changed their resolution settings to High instead of max, but it doesn't help. I have them both paused at the router currently, because I can't use my network when they are active. This is a thing I started to notice about a month ago and it took me a while to track it down to the cameras.
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