You might already know, several US carriers decided to disable the download booster feature on Galaxy S5, this is definitely bad decision, since many users will likely be pleased when have it. For this reason, some users began to think the ways to outsmart it, until they finally found a solution by using a third party launcher. Although successfully uncover the download booster settings, the feature doesn’t work properly at the moment, the phone utilize only data connection via Wi-Fi.
In case you still want to download a file using two connections simultaneously (Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE), then you can use the Samsung Download booster alternative app, it’s known as Super Download Booster by OPByte. The dev said that he was building the app 2 years just before Samsung releases Download booster for Galaxy S5.
If the booster is best suited to Galaxy S5 and only works for downloading files larger than 30MB, then the Super Download has no minimum file size in order to do the job, and can be used for almost all Android smartphones. Furthermore, the app also can work on 3G networks, unlike Samsung’s booster that can only work when you are on the 4G LTE network. However, to be able to use “Dual network”, your phone should have root access.
How to use Super Download – The Samsung’s Download booster alternative
- Download the app from Google Play Store, you can try the free version before buying the Pro.
- Make sure your phone runs on stable 3G or 4G network.
- Turn on Wi-Fi, then connect your phone to the network.
- Open any web browser, then try to download a file. The Super Download will automatically catch the link, then start downloading, if “Dual Network” is possible, then the app will ask for superuser privileges.
In case the links are not automatically captured, ensure you disable other download manager. Another option is to copy-paste or share the link to Super Download app.