Android 8.1 Oreo Will Allow Users See Open WiFi Network Speed Before Connecting To It

Okay few days ago, we wrote an article on all devices that will be getting Android Oreo update in this year, and fast forward to now, Google recently gave us a little tip of what we should be expecting with the latest android 8.1 oreo update.

Android 8.1 Oreo on Google pixel XL

In the update, it was announced that Android 8.1 Oreo will gives users a chance to view an Open WiFi Network Speed, before deciding if it is worth connecting to or not. cool right?.. this simply means that, if you think the speed is too slow for you, you are free to throw it into the trash can, and check the next available one. The speed labels are listed as follow..

  1. Slow [0 – 1mbps] >> Appropriate for Wi-Fi Calls and Sending Text Messages.
  2. Okay [1 – 5mbps] >> Appropriate for Reading Web pages, Social Media and Music Streaming.
  3. Fast [5 – 20mbps] >> Appropriate for just Normal Video Streaming.
  4. Very Fast [above 20mbps] >> Appropriate for High Quality Video Streaming, and any of those listed above.

So guys, that is one out of the many amazing features that will be debuting with the new latest android 8.1 Oreo update, and in the meantime, you should follow the underlined link at the top first paragraph of this article, to see if your device is included in the list of all android devices, that will be getting the android Oreo update in this year 2018.

And then we have another cool trick for you here, which doesn’t require whatever android version you’re using, it is only requires you to download this third party app called Google’s Datally, and with this app, you can literally see the exact locations of open wifi network(s) near you.. cool stuff right? follow the link below to see all you need to know about the Google’s Datally mobile application.

Read AlsoHow To See The Exact Locations Of Open WiFi Network Using Google’s Datally Android Mobile App

So in the meantime, you should first of all tell us what you think about this new connection speed checking feature of the new android 8.1 oreo update by using the comments box below. And as well don’t forget to share this article in your various social media channels, by using the share buttons below, and also subscribe to our timely newsletter if you’ve not done so already.


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  1. Not available for Nokia 8 with 8.1 beta. Probably a feature for Pixel only.

  2. Yea, just as you said, the Nokia 8 is still in beta version, will be made available in the final update. Are we on the same page now?

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