How can I limit uTorrent’s available bandwidth on my system?

Arun Vishnu December 14, 2012
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Whenever I connect my system to the Internet uTorrent uses my available bandwidth and I am unable to browse the Web. How can I decrease its bandwidth usage?

  1. Joel Jacob
    January 5, 2013 at 9:55 am

    You can limit bandwidth for Upload and Download on each torrent individually, via right-click

    In general, if you go to 'options' menu and select preferences... there is a 'connection' tab, where you can limit max upload and download bandwidth.

    Hope it helps

  2. Kelly Nice
    December 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    go to preference menu to set the bandwidth limit!

  3. Phil Botsky
    December 19, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Options -> preference -> bandwidth and set it. 0 means unlimited so set max upload speed about 5 kb/s

  4. Md Nur-Un-Nabi
    December 18, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    Go to option -> preferences -> bandwidth -> in global upload & download limiting put the speed you would like utorrent to use...another thing u can do is select the file that u would like to restricts the bandwidth usuage...click right mouse button go to Bandwidth allocation -> u will see the options to set download & upload limits..put the limits u wants...if u want to see the bandwidth usage, download & upload speed etc then u can download Networx..

  5. Nicolas De Smyter
    December 17, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    You could also temporarily limit the bandwidth, whenever you want the maximum availability of your internet connection for example.

    You can do that by using the "Scheduler". You can change the settings (which bandwidth when should be used etc) in Settings (Preferences > Settings). You can then enable/disable the scheduler from your system tray (Right click > Enable/Disable Scheduler). Or just by right clicking on the status bar at the bottom of µTorrent.

  6. Kulwinder Rouri
    December 16, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    If you want to set Speed Limit for specific file then Right Click on then the file Go To Bandwidth Allocation and then you can set the Speed Limit for specific files.

  7. Harshdeep Hura
    December 16, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Go to uTorrent options > preference > bandwidth and limit download bandwidth

  8. Ahmed Musani
    December 16, 2012 at 9:05 am

    open utorrent go to options, preference, bandwidth and select your desired one.

  9. Alex Slutsky
    December 16, 2012 at 8:51 am

    On your system tray, locate the uTorrent icon, right click on it, a pop menu will appear, go to download limit and choose desired bandwidth :)

  10. siddharth singh
    December 16, 2012 at 5:28 am

    just right click on the torrent and the click on bandwith the select your upload/download limit

  11. Âdil Farôôq
    December 15, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    Options-> preference -> bandwidth -> here set the maximum upload rate and download rate to limit the utorrent bandwidth.

  12. Anand Dhoot
    December 15, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    Goto utorrent -> options-> preference -> bandwidth -> here set the maximum upload rate and download rate to limit the utorrent bandwidth. To know your download and upload speed goto speedtest.net this should help you.

  13. James Maciel
    December 14, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    if you right click on the download or upload speed on the bottom you can set the max speed for them independently.

  14. Roshin idi
    December 14, 2012 at 6:25 pm
  15. josemon maliakal
    December 14, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    utorrent -> options-> preference -> bandwidth

  16. Ray Randall
    December 14, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    uninstall it...

  17. Roomy Naqvy
    December 14, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    You can easily set the maximum upload and the download rate though in the spirit of torrents, I would suggest you don't do it unless, it really clogs your system badly.

  18. Alex Perkins
    December 14, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    Top left corner > options > preference > bandwidth, you can set your max up and down bandwidth.

  19. Jose Paolo Gonzales Otico
    December 14, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Go to your torrent client transfer settings and change the incoming and outgoing values. Incoming is your download, and outgoing is your upload.

  20. Irving Rambaud
    December 14, 2012 at 11:16 am

    You can limit the bandwidth by right clicking below the window of utorrent with something like "D: xx.x kB/s T xxx.x MB" for download and "U: xx.x kB/s T xxx.x MB" for upload and choose the bandwidth you like.

  21. Ahamed Yaseen
    December 14, 2012 at 10:21 am

    go to options-> preference -> bandwidth set the maximum upload speed to 5 and maximum download speed can set depends upon your internet speed

  22. Abba Jee
    December 14, 2012 at 10:15 am

    Options -> Preferences -> Bandwidth
    change the settings from there according to your need

  23. Ramón García
    December 14, 2012 at 7:29 am

    In Preferences you can limit upload and download rate

  24. Thehunting Lion
    December 14, 2012 at 6:22 am

    Also note setting limit to 0 (zero) means setting no limit.

    • Thehunting Lion
      December 14, 2012 at 6:23 am

      means allowing all available bandwidth

      • Anonymous
        December 14, 2012 at 3:56 pm

        It means unlimited bandwidth

  25. Vishal Srivastava
    December 14, 2012 at 6:20 am

    Utorrent's preference->Bandwidth->Set you maximum Upload and download rates.

  26. Junil Maharjan
    December 14, 2012 at 5:09 am
  27. Junil Maharjan
    December 14, 2012 at 5:08 am

    First, go to Option >> Preferences. Then on the left panel, click Bandwidth. Now, on the right panel, there are two sections called "Global Upload Rate Limiting" and "Global Download Rate Limiting", respectively.

  28. Rohit Jhawer
    December 14, 2012 at 4:46 am

    Goto utorrent -> options-> preference -> bandwidth -> here set the maximum upload rate and download rate to limit the utorrent bandwidth. To know your download and upload speed goto speedtest.net this should help you.

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