Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Turn Download Booster On / Off

Caution Utilizing download booster may result in additional data charges depending on your price plan.

Note Notes:

  • Download booster allows for faster downloads of content 30 MB or larger (e.g., movies or large files) by utilizing Wi-Fi and LTE networks simultaneously.
  • In order for Download booster to work, Auto update apps over Wi-Fi only must be disabled (refer to the 'Update Apps Using Wi-Fi Only' section).


  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections icon > More connection settings.
  3. Tap the Download booster switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note When enabled and active, notification of download progress appears on screen Download booster 4G icon or in the notification panel.
  4. If 'Turn on Download booster' pop-up appears, tap Turn on.