Internet speed is essential when using Flexmls to complete a search or upload photos to a listing. When Flexmls or other sites are running slow, try an internet speed test! Additionally, we will also review alternative steps you can take when experiencing slowdowns.
Conducting a Speed Test
Including your IPS (Internet Service Provider) there are several free sites that can help you complete an internet speed test. Use internet speed test websites as a barometer for testing as they can be irregular.
Internet speed and time spent uploading and/or downloading go together. Download speed refers to the rate that digital data is transferred from the Internet to your computer, while upload speed is the rate that online data is transferred from your computer to the Internet. Simply put, slow internet causes delays. A slowdown can be caused by several things such as high peak hours or high-volume traffic times, multiple users on the same network, Wi-Fi connections and distance from your router.
- Check out the ARMLS Status Page; the slowdown may be system-wide and knowing this information will bring peace of mind.
- Clear your cache and cookies.
- Try a different browser.
- Restart your device.