Wednesday, 18 December 2013

How to Set your Internet Download Manager to Download Very Fast.

Internet downloading manager  acronym IDM is known for its speed in downloading files. This download manager have a lot of features integrated in it to perform its function for users satisfaction.

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One of the features is its ability to divide the download connection to several channel which makes it achieve its goal of speed in downloading files. Now I want to let you know how to make use of this segment downloading feature of IDM to even experience a faster download.

Initially, when you launch your IDM, there are 16 channels of connection but only 8 of the channels are in use by default setting. So, how do you activate the remaining 8, knowing that activating these channels increase the speed of your download?

Don’t worry, that is what this post is meant for. Now follow the below steps;

  • Open your IDM and go to the task bar (Screenshots are there to guide you.)
  • In the drop down menu, click on option. A dialog box will open to you, under the Tabs click on Connection. See screenshot below

IDM Channels

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  • In the connection type/speed, choose LAN 10mbs, the box next to it is the speed box, type 10,000,000.
  • Below the speed box is another box which is the connection number, change it 16.
  • Click on Ok and restart your IDM. Your are done to experience the amazing download speed of IDM.

Over to You

With the above simple steps, you can increase the download speed of your Internet Download Manager. Which other download managers do you prefer? Why do you prefer IDM to other download manager? Kindly use the comment box below to share your thoughts. Remember that your comments are highly appreciated.

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  1. Thanks for posting this. This is going to help me out a lot. Sweet!

  2. Hi Jeanne Melanson, you are welcome... Thanks for your comment.

  3. Thanks Abiodun, this is very helpful. I use IDM regularly and knowing this will surely help.

  4. Yes Shamsudeen, it will surely help to reduce your waiting time of receiving your downloading files.

    And to say, you are doing a good job on your blog. Keep it up bro.

    Thanks for stopping by and Happy New Year in Advance...

  5. increasing download speed in idm for 32 X normal speed , follow my tutorials for maximum speed to download files from internet

    thanks for sharing info.

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  7. Thanks for sharing this knowledge as I'm also using IDM. You can compare your Internet speed with boost speed with the help of these tools Internet Speed Test

  8. That's really helped me to improve my internet speed.I followed your tips and confirmed it through a speed test in


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