These are not hacks they are more like tips.
By default the BSNL software choose the preferred network automatically. What does this mean, when ever there is a problem with 3G network it will automatically go to 2G network.
It might happen just for a while some time, but could take longer too. It happens automatically you will not even notice it. But the speed difference is quite big.
So diable automatic and choose 3G only which can be done by going to the settings when its disconnected.
Don’t forget to put it back to automatic when your roaming or when you are in no 3G areas.
Also changing the DNS which also can only be done when disconnected helps too.
Use the google DNS which is faster, the settings are.
Using these trick you could increase your speeds quite a bit.
One more thing to keep in mind is as more and more user start learning about the 3G network and start using it will eventually get slower.
Hopefully BSNL will keep adding more bandwidth.
I sometimes get 3 mbps when i am downloading stuff. Most of the times its around 300 kbps. Which is faster than their broadband.
please tell 3g bsnl data card speed in 2g network
It could be 20 – 30 KB/s you can browse sites but very slowly don’t expect to do video or other things.
I don’t think you can with Airtel. its a locked data card.
NO dear, I have also used BSNL data card with Airtel Sim
dear sir i have purchased bsnl 3g sim recently in rajsthan circle,that time speed is giving me up to 1.5mbps ,but before two days he is giving me 20-30kbps speed,i cant understand, wht will i do,plz solve my problem
Nice post… I am having a 3G airtel datacard .You can unlock Airtel datacard to use with other networks..
i don’t think its possible to unlock airtel data card because you can’t take out the sim. And there is no slot to insert a new sim.
Bsnl allows you to take out the sim so you just replace it with a new sim from other networks and it works. no hacking necessary…
dear sir i purchase 3g bsnl data card in which i use 2g bsnl sim card sir how can get 3g speed in bu using 2g sim card of bsnl
Dear Sir, I am using bsnl 3g data card (e1550) with bsnl sim. Last two months it was giving me a speed of 1 or 2 mbps but now its speed dropped to 150 or 200 kbps only.
What is the matter please help me..
Check to see if its using 2G instead of 3G.
In the settings change it to only connect to high speed only.
Also if you are over the bandwidth limit the connection will be slowed down.
how to check whether it is 2g or 3g…
and what is bandwidth limit…
and there is no option for connect only
If it says EDGE near signal bar indicator its 2G
Forget the bandwidth that was a mistake. Most connection have bandwidth limit after which your connection will be slowed down.
In the settings of the dialer app you can find the network options. There choose highspeed mode only, sometime if the 3G networks is not available it will switch to 2G.
Hay is bandwidth present as monthly recharge or it is ifetime….
Bandwidth is renewed monthly, you can also buy more bandwidth if you are a pre paid user.
If post paid you have to wait till the month ends for the speed to pick up.
I have just purchased bsnl 3G datacard 3.6 mbps with 2g sim.It gives me speed around 15-20 kbps how can i increase it.
Pls help me !!!!!!
Read the comments i have written all the tips and trick there already
I asked to customer care about bandwidth and he says that there is no bandwidth limit…
I also asked my friend he also have bsnl sim and same data card but his net works perfectly
Is there any problem in my computer
Plesase send me detail of configures my bsnl setting….
There are no special settings other than dns change to increase speed.
Look at these point if they don’t fix your problem, i don’t think i can help much.
1.Check only high speed network is selected.
2.Make sure high speed or 3G network is working in your area.
3.Make sure you have sufficient balance in your account to use high speed.
4.Make the dns change to googledns or opendns.
how to select high speed network what are they
Its in the settings of the dialer app. look in network mode…
there are GSM only
and in another dialer app there are two
WCDMA preferred instead of
and bands are
Which i have to select……. band and network mode
Use WCDMA only and then try.
Band i think you can select all bands.
HI prashant i m using micromax 3g data card with bsnl 2g sim but my speed is very slow i have also change my dns setting but it will not work for me .my speed is around 5-20kbps how to improve it to 100-200kbps .i have tried so many other tricks also
With 2G sim that is the best speed you can get. You need 3G to get higher speeds.
By changing dns you will slightly increase the speed, don’t expect 3G speeds.
but all my frnd get the speed of 3g i.e the downloading speed is 200-300 kbps with 2g sim
All the tip and tricks i know i have given you.
Also note that may be 300 kbps you friends are saying is 37.5 kilobytes / second
If you are looking in the dialer app for speed it shows speed in kilobytes. so you are getting 200 kbps not 20 kbps
in order to 300 kilobytes / second you need 3G
Sir i am usin beetel mf190 3g data card with 2g reliance.the transport rate is showin 100kbps downloads giv jst 7kbps nd page surfing is too slow.so cn u plz help me out..
downloads are throttled so it will be slow.
To increase surfing changing dns or get a different provider is the only option.
I am using bsnl 3g sim in my d-link modem but last month i reacharge 2g of 98/- then my speed is sunddenly decrease from 1mbps to 150kbps then i reacharge 3g of 200/- but my speed is not increase it steel 150kbps. what should i will do to get 3g speed plz help me.
As far as i know the 2G 98 is for 1 month.
So i am guessing you will have to wait for 1 month only after that you will get 3G speeds
i m also use bsnl 98 plan .but i don’t get speed. avarage 20kbps …. plz help…
That is the speed you get with 2G sim. If you want higher speeds go for 3G
I m using Bsln 3g sim…i was experiencing good speed till recently..but now the speed is only 18-19kb/ps…but its shows 3.5g.when loading pages..i have kept the network in 3g mode BUT the speed doesnot increases..i m experiencing this pbrlm from november 2011…plzzz HELP!!!!
You could be over your bandwidth limit if you are a pre paid customer
same problem here sir,
I am using 3g data card and bsnl sim but here 3g service is not available that’s why internet speed is very-2 low. How can i increase speed just a bit……………..
tomarrow I recharge my bsnl sim with 98 plan and i also get speed of 1 or 2 mbps but only after 2 or 3 hours it goes to 100kbps i talked to costumer care about bandwidth limit but they says that there is no bandwidth limit. The suggest me to change my APN from bsnlnet to gprsnorth.3gmobile.in but it doesn’t work with my computer.
I also recharged my bsnl sim with balance above 50rs but there is no change of speed..
What can i do plz help…
yesterday i credited my bsnl account with 98RS data plan and i also get 3g speed of 2 mb.
But only after 2 hours my data card start giving me a speed of only 100kb.
I talked to costumer care but they says that change your APN from bsnlnet to gprsnorth.3gmobile.in but it doesn’t work. A website says that there should be balance above 50RS so I also credited my account with 68Rs but it doesn,t work..
What can i do plz help me…..
There is a data limit when you reach it the connection slows down.
for 98 Rs you will only get 250 MB. After that you will get slow speed.
There is no unlimited 3G in India. 3G is costly it costs 1000 Rs for 10 GB.
Get wired broadband if you want cheap and fast internet.
sir, i am a user of bsnl 3g data card having a 2g sim . i get a maximum speed of 6 kbps ,how can i increase my speed
The best you can get with the 2G sim is about 20 Kbps
All you can do is change the dns in your dialer app settings.
Speed also depend on where you are, like if you are in a middle of the busy city the connection will be slow.
If you are in a village it will be very fast as not many users are there.
Disabling pictures and disable flash in your browser will also help the speed.
To disable these search the plugin section of your browser.
I am using a data card with bsnl 2g sim i get 300 kb speed till three days i used 800mb now it is come down to 20 kb what should i do to increase it to 300 kb…
No more unlimited connections.
There is a bandwidth limit on all data connections.
Even aircel is offering only 2GB on their 98 Rs per month unlimited 2G data
read the fine print there should be a mention of fair use.
Good tip working well with the 2g gprs connection. So far I was browsing with a rate which was half of this now I get a d/l speed upto 15kbps.
sir,i am user of bsnl 3g data card[LW272] having 2g sim .The dealer said that the 2g can work like 3g if the network is changed from gsm/gprs/edge to hsdpa/umts.I tried changing the network but was unsuccesful.sir what should i do ,should i bring the 3g sim and try again.please guide me.
Sorry to tell you man 2G can’t work like 3G.
With 2G you can get the speeds of 20 kbps
so should i bring the 3g sim back or buy any other modem.
Get 3G sim if you want speeds on mobile. But 3G is very costly at the moment in India.
No unlimited plans. If you want slow and cheap unlimited plans stick to 2G sim.
sir i m using micromax 3g net setter and i m using 2g bsnl sim in it i convert my 2g sim to 3g by selecting hspa/umts mode it gives me a download speed of 10 to 15kbps .how can i increase my download speed ?
With 2G sim you can’t with 3G you can by changing the dns.
2G sim trick is to get cheap and slow internet. By using 2G data recharge you can get online for 98 Rs but slow.
how can i get 3g speed in 2g plane in bsnl sim.
You can’t get 3G speeds on a 2G sim. Its technically impossible.
sir how to change dns please help thanks
Look in the network setting or the settings of your dialer app.
In that look for dns and change it.
My Bsnl 3G Card one day only upload 512kbps speed and 1Mbps Download speed youtube video 45MB download after next day speed down for upload 15kbps and download 16kbps please tips to internet speed increase?
Speed reduction is because you crossed the bandwidth limit.
Call the customer care and find out which plan you are on and they will tell you the bandwidth limit.
Once you cross the limit its slower speed.
Sir,I am Using Bsnl 3G But My Download Speed Is Just 15-20 Kbps . As,You Told Above That “There is a bandwidth limit on all data connections” But There Should Be A Hack Or Trick For Making The Bandwidth Unlimited.If You Know Plz Tell It.
There is no hack that i know of
Even if there is an hack i would think twice before using it.
They have all your details they can collect the bill any time.
sir, i have prchase bsnl 3g data card 7.2 Mbps but it only gives speed max. 300kbps.
tell me please if any network accelarator could work?
not worth your time. disable flash that helps…
Its not a good idea
i had BSNL 3g sim 256k co-process and i recharge FRC29 but the internet speed is only 15-20kpbs speed only getting
Thats just for talk time. If you want to use 3G data recharge with a costlier recharge which give you more usage data.
You can get about 3.2 mbps. the FRC29 is a small recharge which only allows small talk time.
sir i have a 3g beetel dongle and i am using bsnl 2g sim but getting 3g speed.and was getting download speed upto 300 kbps and browsing 3mbps but now the speed has been drastically affected.so can you help me out to get the maximum speed?plzzzz
I have got one TECH BERRY PAD , which is 3G & WI-FI complaint .It has an external Dongle , on to which , a Data card / Pen Drive / Broad Band Wired cable. I am having BSNL Broad Band (wired ) Unlimited plan ,connection and a Router connection.
With this facility , i can operate the PC , Lap Top & Tech Berry Pad.
But when i want to go out of station , i won’t be able to operate the TAB , either by using WI-FI connection or Usinf Data Card ( since i have not purchased any Data card ). By using various data cards , such as Air Tel , Air Cell or BSNL , i find that, the former two data cards give # G symbol , the moment they are installed. But not BSNL. So i lookr=ked for Poratable WI_FI. Micromax has got one such device. What is ur opinion regarding that , since u have narrated ur experience with Tata Photone Plus WI-FI.
I await ur opinion.
Buying the micromax router is a good option because its a open router which means you can use any sim card in it.
Unlike tataphoton wifi router which only works with tataphoton sim.
Also if you have good mobile phone you can tether a wifi connection with it. and use it on the tablet, but that will be
slow, but its cheap as you are not buying anything.
So micromax router is the only good option for speed but its pricey.
brooo i have 2 bsnl 2g sim on my galaxy y 7.2 mbps hsdpa phone my one 2g sim giving download speed of 200-250 kbps nd othr jus 10-20 kbps plz tell how to increase it
Do you have any Idea , How to increase QoS speed of 3G, My sometime 64/124 on 3G HSDPA and ON same network sometime 8000/16000(approx) sometime. I want to know how to set this parentally to 16mbps..
I wish we could get 16 mbps all the time. Its not possible, it totally depends on capacity and congestion on the network you are on.
Even with a vdsl 16 mbps broadband you get 1-5 mbps most of time, only few times during the day will you get 11-16 mbps.
So find time when you network is least congested and use it then, early mornings or late nights.
sir, i am using bsnl sim on my beetle ”mf190” data card on my pc i have changed it from 2g to 3g and also recharged with 98pack some times it becomes very slow and don’t work.Sir,p-lease help me to speed it up.
sir plz tel wat do u mean by crossing bandwidth limit ??? plz sir can u xplain in detail ??
so dat it may help us in slecting bandwidth?? i m using bsnl 2g sim on 3g network vt bsnl tower near to my house (300mtrs) by huawei e173 which i unlocked of airtel modem..i hv rcharged plan of 270rs 10gb data..frst i ws getin speed of 200 to 400kbps downloading speed bt now only 15 to 20 kbps …plz help by telin more about crosing bandwidth limit sir..thankx..
Once you cross the bandwidth limit the connection will slow down.
The bandwidth is amount you payed for like the 10Gb for 270 Rs. Once your usage goes past 10 Gb your speed is slowed down.
If you want to keep the speeds up recharge again or buy a bigger bandwidth plan.
same problem sir i have recharched 270rs ror 10gb but speed is getting slow down to 20-30 kbps,but before i got speed 400-1.00mbps……its possible sir after one monthe to end this recharge of 270,i will get my speed 400-1.00 mbps.tell me sir ..
Yesterday i had brought a new bsnl 3g sim and it gives me 250kbps to 300 kbps .But now it is only 10 to 20 kbps.Plllllllllzzzzz say me how i can increase my speed
Sir, i am using bsnl 2g sim and i have recharge with 270 where i get 10 gb data for 30 days
after that i rehcrged with rs 50 which is 200 mb in 3g speed, but it did not work yet, after that again i recharge with 152 and get 1000mb in sg speed but still i am getting only 15 to 20kb speed.
can u please tell me what should i do and one thing is very strange for me that whenever i am using internet the balance used from the 10gb data plan, and other 200mb and 1000mb which is for 3g speed its still in my balance as it is. i am bit confused because the date of that 3g recharge is come to end on 11 august, plz reply me ..thank u
You are using 2G sim, i don’t think 3G data recharges work on 2G sim.
You have to get 3G sim to get 3G data recharges and only then you will get 3G speeds.
Also you can’t have two data plans on any sim at the same time. So please check that also.
You second data recharge might have just been added as talk time.
Sir, many time i used the 3g recharge plan in my 2g sim and it were working very good, and this is not first time i am having 2 plan in one sim, and there is not any talk time added in my main balance, i can see that balance on my data plan for 3g speed, can u please tell me how it will work and why its not getting speed more than 20k.?
I am out of ideas i didn’t even know you could do two data recharges on 1 sim.
See if you are using 3G or 2G network, some times the sim only connects to 2G networks.
that is the only thing i can think off…
I am using BSNL 3g but speed is just around 100kbps ….?? My other frieds get around 2 mbps speed .. Why??
May be bsnl doesn’t like you, just kidding there are so many things that could be the problem.
Simple way to check is replace your sim with your friends and see you get the same speeds.
Give him your sim to check if you get same speeds on what ever he is using that way you know what the issue is.
i can think of 20 things that could be the reason so above mentioned idea is the best way to find the root of the problem.
nice site by the way keep it up…
i am from lucknow .if i convert my bsnl 2g sim to 3 g whether my current 98 plan validate or it gets expired?
i have using bsnl sim in airtel datacard…i can not have enough speed . please tell me how to increase net speed…
i don’t knows how to change dns help plz….
In the settings of the Bsnl app. Go to network settings there you can find the DNS.
The use Google DNS which is
sir i had tried what ou have posted here but its not working with dns settings here provided
but without that my signal varies
between 0 to 350 kbps with full signals
I have selected “UMTS” in the network settings.
And when i try to change the DNS servers details am getting the error as “The network address entered is invalid”
Tried as below:
Preferred DNS server: 188.8.131.52
Please advise. Much appreciate!!
Some network providers don’t allow you to use other DNS.
Sorry couldn’t help you much.
Thanks for your quick response.. But am using BSNL 3G data card only.
USB Data Card details:
HSDPA USB DATA CARD
Speed: 3.6 Mbps
Sir, I have recently purchased bsnl3gdatacard. i stay in a hostel where it shows 2 signals.the 1st signal is very fast,while the other is too slow.unfortunately my room comes in the area where there is weak signal.the faster signal is available at 5 rooms ahead of mine.Is it possible to change my network so that the other signal gets available in my room?
I don’t know how to change the networks.
Sorry couldn’t help you.
I have DIGISOL internet dongle and BSNL 3G Sim card.
I did not find settings related to set DNS in DIGISOL application.
Can you suggest me how can I set DNS ?
I changed the DNS to the recommended Google DNS, it really worked…its great..thank you..
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