How to Increase the Speed of Globe Tattoo USB Stick
Many users of the Globe Tattoo USB stick of Globe telecom are complaining about the slow internet speed connection they get when they use this popular mobile internet connection device in the Philippines. The author found a way on how to speed the internet speed up by just making a few selections in the setting and technique in using his Globe Tattoo USB stick.
He used to have only one or two bars of internet connection but after applying the following simple procedure, he got four or full bar connection using the mobile broadband connection. This procedure is for the HUAWEI mass storage USB device.
- Change Settings
The following is a step-by-step instruction on how to make changes in the settings of your Globe Tattoo stick.
Step 1. Click on the Globe broadband shortcut to open the menu.
Step 2. Click on Tools in the menu then select Options.
Step 3. In the General folder, choose RAS Modem connection by clicking on the button. Sometimes this is not possible so what you got to do is to remove your Globe Tattoo USB stick and reinsert it again. This should allow you to click on the button to activate RAS Modem.
Step 4. After you are through with the General folder, click on the Network folder. At the right side under the Network Type tab, choose 3G preferred in the drop down menu and leave the band to All Bands. Sometimes, you cannot see the drop down selections so what you need to do to activate it is to once again remove your Globe Tattoo USB stick and reinsert it. The Network Type selections should appear. Make your selection once the options appear.
Step 5. Click OK then connect to the internet.
You should instantly get increased internet speed using your Globe Tattoo USB stick.
Aside from making these settings, the author bumped into other ways on how to increase the speed of mobile broadband internet devices like Globe tattoo. Here are added ways to increase the speed of your internet connection using the Globe Tattoo USB stick or similar mobile devices.
- Use Reflective Materials
The mobile USB stick will access the internet faster by using reflective materials near or surrounding the USB stick. Reflective materials are something metallic that will reflect back the signals to the USB mobile stick. The idea here is to concentrate the internet signal towards the mobile USB stick.
Some users recommend aluminum shaped like a funnel while others recommend using an old pot or pan. Others suggest using an old compact disk. The more parabolic the shape (such as what the satellite dish does) the greater will be the possibility of increasing the internet signal. This principle of concentrating internet signal is illustrated in the picture below:
- Use an Extended USB Cable
The Globe Tattoo USB stick or similar mobile internet device can be made more exposed to internet signals by placing it out of the room where you do your internet surfing. Just buy a 5 meter USB extension cable, plug it in your desktop or laptop and insert the mobile USB stick at the other end in the open.
- Use a Signal Booster
You might want to invest a little to increase the internet speed of your mobile internet device. Internet signal boosters are available in places like the CD-R King. These are priced at about PhP 2,500.
- Increase the Cache of your Browser
Increasing the cache of your browser like Mozilla Firefox can help improve on the speed of internet connection. You can do this by clicking on the Firefox tab (at the upper left corner of the browser), choose Options, then Options again, choose Advanced menu, then click on the Network tab, check box of Override automatic cache management then maximize to 1024 mb of space. It will look like the one displayed below:
Save Money Using Globe Tattoo's Unlimited Surfing Command
Having a fast internet connection using these tips will help you save on cost whenever you log-in using your Globe Tattoo USB stick as this mobile device charges the customer PhP5.00 every 15 minutes. So that will be PhP20.00 per hour in the comfort of your home.
You can save more by logging in using unlimited surfing for the day by sending a SUPERSURF50 command to 8888. And the best time to use the internet is during those wee hours of the morning from 4-6 am when most of the people are sleeping. It's time to change your work plan.