What are the best connection keeper apps?

asked by Mandy Torres
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    #1Connection Keeper

    Connection Keeper

    Connection Keeper is an invaluable time-saving tool for dial-up users. This free program simulates Internet browsing to prevent the connection from appearing idle, thus preventing your ISP from dropping the connection due to inactivity. 

    Online Tools

    Free

    Jean Porter
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Great for keeping your connection intact during idle time. Sometimes i forget to keep track of my browsing time and this is very helpful in that way. Very easy and really useful connection keeper."
  2. 13

    #2Rascal

    Rascal

    Rascal is a program that helps avoid losing connections by giving you constantly updated information about your dial-up session, including the name of the dial-up server, the IP address of the current connection, and a time log of how long you've been online.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Cheng Chang
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Dial-up connections can reallt tend to be lousy and slow. I hate really being signed out of whatever i'm doing especially at work that's why I use Rascal as a solution for this problem to keep my connection going"
  3. 7

    #3Wifi Analyzer

    Wifi Analyzer

    Wifi Analyzer turns your Android phone into a powerful tool that shows you the WiFi channels around you and helps you choose a less crowded channel for your wireless router.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Parakram Sengupta
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Great on finding and keeping me connected whenever internet traffic gets out of hand on our busy routers. Easy to use and download too"
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    #4Connection Stabilizer Booster

    Connection Stabilizer Booster

    Connection Stabilizer Booster is a free mobile application for Android devices made for people who need to strengthen their mobile data signal. It has a variety of features for optimizing crucial parameters.

    Apps

    Android

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Dennis Salazar
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Nowadays I never fear of losing my work even if I leave it for a while because this app keeps me notified of my browsing status which helps me a lot. Keeps my connection really stable"
  2. 2

    #5NetSpot

    NetSpot

    NetSpot is a software which can be used for wireless site surveys, analyzing WiFi performance, and more. It can also be used to improve users' WiFi network at home or at work. A free version is available called NetSpot FREE edition.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android

    Free- Varies by plan

    Jacob Contreras
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Great app not only because its free but it really helps you keep your connection stable for a very long time"
  3. 2

    #6OpenSignal

    OpenSignal

    OpenSignal is a signal toolkit that shows you how to get a better network connection, find nearby free Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide, view signal maps, test the speed of your mobile or WiFi connection, and more.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Lucy Mao
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "This is effective wherever I go. Does its job as a connection keeper in whatever device that I use"
  4. 1

    #7WiFi Overview 360 Pro

    WiFi Overview 360 Pro

    WiFi Overview 360 Pro is a WiFi scanner that shows all wireless networks in range and lets you manage and optimize your wireless network. It was offered by KAIBITS Software for Android mobile devices.

    Apps

    Android

    $3.49

    Judith Wheeler
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Uses wifi connection really without you getting signed out"
  5. 1

    #8Network Signal Info

    Network Signal Info

    Network Signal Info is a useful app that provides you all the information about your network. It is available just for Android devices. With this app, you can know detailed information about devices connected to your network 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Ralph Vasquez
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Well most of these connection keepers mostly perform the same way just like this one. I guess it only depends more on a really reliable internet connection, but dial-ups are still working so I dont know"

Summary

Best What are the best connection keeper apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Connection KeeperOnline Tools 17 Free
2RascalSoftware 13 Free
3Wifi AnalyzerApps 7 Free
4Connection Stabilizer BoosterApps 3 Free
5NetSpotSoftware 2 Free
6OpenSignalApps 2 Free
7WiFi Overview 360 ProApps 1 Paid
8Network Signal InfoApps 1 Free
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