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Unable to connect to server from Samsung Mobile A50 Hotspot

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MAP2020
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Post Posted March 30th, 2020, 11:42 pm

Unable to connect to seamonkey using the samsung A50 mobile Hotspot for past 2 weeks. Never had an issue before.
Says unable to login to the company server
The same settings work on the company wifi network

therube

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Post Posted April 4th, 2020, 6:18 am

(I know nothing of phones, so...) in what way does (did) a phone connect to (a presumably) browser (external to the phone)?
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makaiguy

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Post Posted April 4th, 2020, 8:59 am

@therube
Phone connects to internet over its data connection to cell towers.
Phone with wifi hotspot capability then acts as wifi router.
Computer/mobile device with wifi capability connects to internet via phone wifi hotspot.
Browser runs on computer/mobile device.

@MAP2020:
Sounds to me like the IT folks at your company have started to block access from external networks. If you need this to work from home, see if they've set up a VPN you can use.
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