Bing Isn’t Useless: It Can Test Your Download/Upload Speeds
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What is your primary search engine right now? If you’re like most folks, then you’re probably using nothing but Google — and that’s fine, except maybe Google isn’t the perfect search engine for your needs.

People like to hate on Bing, but it turns out that Bing has some cool features that set it apart, including the Bing Rewards program as well as an impressively accurate prediction intelligence. To be honest, I’m quite surprised by Bing.

And here’s another neat little quirk that you might like: Bing has a built-in speed test widget that you can access with a simple search query.

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All you have to do is search Bing for speed test or speedtest and you’ll get this simplistic but useful widget. Click Start to begin the speed test and you’ll soon find out how fast your download and upload speeds are.

There are other ways to test your speed, of course, but this is just so easy.

Unfortunately, even though the widget should work internationally, it may or may not work for you depending on your specific location. Give it a try regardless. The worst that can happen is… nothing. If it doesn’t work, try another browser.

How fast is your internet connection? Share your results with us below! And don’t forget to try the Bing Rewards program if that’s something that interests you.

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  1. Anonymous
    May 25, 2016 at 1:41 pm

    Yes it does. It measures mega-BITS. 29 mega-BITS is 3.25 mega-BYTES

  2. swf
    May 25, 2016 at 11:38 am

    Except it doesn't work. It told me I have download speeds of 26Mbps. Sorry, I'm on a 1Mb DSL.

    • Anonymous
      May 25, 2016 at 1:41 pm

      Yes it does. It measures mega-BITS. 29 mega-BITS is 3.25 mega-BYTES