Performing a Ping test on an Android Device

Performing the Ping Tests:

  1. Download and install the free app ‘PingTools Network Utilities’ from the Play Store: PingTools Network Utilities
  2. In the app select the 3 lines at in the top left corner, chose “ping”
  3. In the IP address field please enter: 8.8.8.8
  4. Click on 3 dots on the top right hand corner, go to Settings, and set the Pings count to 100.
  5. Click on Ping to start the test. The test will stop automatically when it hits 100 pings. Please take a screenshot, it is important to include the statistics at the bottom in your screenshot (Sent / Received / Lost / Loss%).
  6. Now repeat using the DNS name: GW and hit “Start“.
  7. Please allow the program to send 100 pings (it will say “seq=100”). You can then hit “Stop”. Please take a screenshot, it is important to include the statistics at the bottom in your screenshot (Sent / Received / Lost / Loss%)