Samsung Galaxy S4 Wi-Fi - Terrible Link Speed

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May 10, 2017, 7:38:03 PM via Website

Hello! Having some very weird issues here with a hand-me-down GS4 here. I can connect to the wifi network with Good-Strong signal strength no problem, and immediately when I join I get a link speed of 72 mbps. After 30 seconds this quickly drops 5-6 mbps, and appears to stay that way. Coming right up close to the router boosts this up to 20 mbps and appears to work fine. The thing is though, I had the GS3 previously and never experienced such an issue from the same distance from the router. I have a BT Home Hub 5, just for reference.
I have tried switching channels on my routers settings, based on readings from the wifi analyzer app and have tried connecting to both the 2.4Ghz/5Ghz Variants of the hub. I have also turned off wifi power save with the *#0011# call. All to no effect.
Please help!!!

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May 11, 2017, 3:53:24 AM via Website

It seems that the problem results from your GS3, other than your router.
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May 11, 2017, 6:52:35 PM via Website

Well, I received the phone only recently, and it was factory reset before it was passed on to me, and I've been experiencing these issues since then.

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