Fix Slow Wifi on Mac OSX Yosemite for iMac and MacBook Pro

Mac OSX Yosemite

After upgrading to Mac OSX Yosemite many users are experiencing Slow wifi issues. Many users are having issues connecting to websites specifically with resolving a domain name to an IP, while Apple seems to be bringing out a constant stream of updates for Yosemite, it hasn’t addressed this issue yet and Reddit user IAMAOG has found a way to solve the issue.

The issue seems to lie  in Apple’s new Discovered process, which is responsible for name resolution

How to Fix Slow Wifi on Mac OSX Yosemite

Yosemite wifi problems

  1. On your Mac, open up your Terminal (this can be found under Utilities in Launchpad)
  2. Run the following command: killall discoveryd
  3. Then run the following 2 commands: sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.discoveryd.plist
  4. and: sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.discoveryd.plist
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