Today, we will show you how to resolve slow transfer speed on the Xender app.
Xender is one of the popular file sharing apps which has replaced old transfer media such as Bluetooth and the likes. Sometimes, some Xender users still experience slow transfer speed, in such cases, file transfer takes more than 2 minutes.
Basically, Xender transfer speed is dependent on the connected devices as well as the build of the device(s). Some of the factors responsible for the slow Xender transfer speed includes the following:
- Malware or bug attack
- Low RAM
- Device OS
- Proximity of connected devices
- Wi-Fi interference
- Device’s storage writing speed
- And more.
In order to fix this problem, you will find the solutions enumerated below helpful.
How to fix Slow Transfer Speed on Xender
Method 1: Move devices closer to each other
Basically, Xender technology works by connecting devices to each other via Wi-Fi/ Hotspot; hence, the closer the devices are to each other, the faster the transfer speed. Therefore, you should ensure the connected devices are not far from each other during file transfer activity. This will fix the slow transfer issue.
Method 2: Restart device
When multiple apps are running in the background, it may affect the RAM performance thereby resulting in the slow transfer issue. In order to fix that, you may need to restart your device before initiating the Xender transfer process. Moreover, restarting your device eliminates background processes causing the lags on Xender.
Method 3: Reinstall Xender
The slow transfer speed problem is common on old or outdated app most especially in the aftermath of a malware attack. Hence, the appropriate workaround is to reinstall the Xender app.
Follow these steps to do so:
Note: Ensure you have a strong internet connection before downloading Xender from the Google Play Store.
- Go to Settings > Apps
- From the list, locate and tap Xender > Uninstall
- After the uninstall process, go to Play Store and search for Xender.
- Tap on Install and then launch.
Alternatively, you can install the latest Xender app manually by connecting with a Xender-connected device.
It has been observed that old devices with outdated Wi-Fi technology usually encounter the slow transfer speed problem unlike newer devices. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you upgrade your smartphone in order to experience Xender features without issues.
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