Speed up Torrent with just a few clicks

Edited by Michael Mangada, Charmed, Eng, Alma and 5 others

Downloading through torrent is just so boring if you don't have the right settings or enough speed. Sometimes it takes more than a week just to finish one download. Here's how to get the maximum download speed with just a few clicks.

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  1. 1
    First open uTorrent or any torrent app you are using
    I prefer uTorrent.
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  2. 2
    On the left click Options then Click Preference or simply press Ctrl + P
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  3. 3
    Now go to Connections and set Port used for incoming connections to 47447
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  4. 4
    Go to Bandwidth set Maximum upload rate and Maximum download rate to 0
    Under Number of connections, set Global Maximum number of connections to 120, Maximum number of connected peers per torrent to 60 and Number of upload slots per torrent to 0.
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  5. 5
    Click BitTorrent and set Protocol Encryption to enable
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  6. 6
    Go to Queueing, set Maximum number of active torrents to 8 and set Maximum number of active downloads to 5
    Now under Seeding Goal, set Minimum ratio to 100, set Minimum Seeding time and Minimum number of available seeds to 0.
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  7. 7
    Now go to Advance and look for GUI.show_notorrents_node to false, double click to set it or you can click the value below
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  8. 8
    Still in Advance Settings look for peer.disconnect_inactive_interval and set it to 120
    Click apply and Click Apply and start downloading.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • For maximum speed make sure there are no other users connected in your network that are downloading or using great amount of speed like streaming.
  • If you think the speed in not enough try my other post that will give more speed Increase uTorrent download speed .
  • Make sure the torrent you are downloading has more seeders than leechers, more seeders means more speed when downloading.

Questions and Answers

What do seeds and peers have to do with the download speed of torrents?

I was downloading a movie few days back which had "0" seeds and "1" peers. When I started downloading it, the speed was very slow (in bits per second). Why does this happen? Is there any solution for this?

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Seed is a person who has already downloaded the torrent. Peer, also known as leecher, is a person who hasn't downloaded the entire file, but has downloaded part of it, and is sharing the part they have downloaded. Because of this, the greater the number of seeds and peers for a given file, the faster you will be able to download it.

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By finding a torrent with a great number of seeds and peers, you'll be able to improve your download speeds, and access the full file more quickly. For additional tips on how to speed up your Torrent downloads, please reference the main article above. If you still need help, or additional information on Torrents, just let us know in the Questions section.

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uTorrent seems to have stopped up/down loading, went through the steps here still the same, any thoughts?

No down or up activity. Went through the VisiHow steps - no change. Went through the steps in the article - no change.

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