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Original Poster:Boo Family
I just upgraded our OG Google WiFi router to a Google Nest WiFi router and since the upgrade the throughput has been much slower. I averaged 118-120MB download rates consistently for over 3 years and now I am lucky to get 80BM down. I am also getting buffering with Apple TV+ and other online services etc. I upgraded to get more horsepower as both adults will now be working from home. Same ISP and no other changes other than factory resetting the Google WiFi points and installing the new Google Nest WiFi router. I also plug straight into our same Netgear Cable modem using the same CAT5e cable.
Hey, Boo Family.
Sorry for the late response on this, but I wanted to check in to see if I could offer some help on this. I'm sorry for the speed issues you're seeing on your newer setup. I imagine that's quite frustrating. On the surface, there isn't anything about the upgrade that would cause speed to drop, but there might be something in the settings that changed during the swap.
The first thing I would check is to see if you have any preferred activities set up. Preferred activities can prioritize network traffic, but in some rare cases, they can slow down other types of traffic. If you have some in place, try disabling them to see how it impacts your network. The process is below.
Turn on or off preferred activities
Preferred activities remain prioritized for your network until you turn them off.
If this still doesn't work for you, please let me know and we can look into other options. Thanks.