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Open NAT Type & Mobile Hotspots - A Solution From AT&T
Open NAT Type - How to Open UPnP
If you are here, you are wondering how to open the NAT on your Hotspot. Unfortunately, most mobile Hotspots do not have the ability to open the NAT due to software limitations.
Not to worry, we have a solution! The AT&T Nighthawk Hotspot Router does allow you to open the NAT. Check out the instructions below to access UPnP settings.
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How to open UPnP
- From a computer that is connected to the Nighthawk router, launch a web browser.
- To view the mobile router Wi-Fi network name, press the router Power button to navigate through screens until the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) displays.
- Enter http://attwifimanager in the web browser.
- A login page displays; enter the administrator login password.
- The dashboard displays; select Settings > Router > Basic.
- Turn on UPnP.
Note: At this time, the Nighthawk is the only Hotspot that allows NAT configuring. If you have another HotSpot, there are no settings, or updates, AT&T can perform to change this at it is a limitation with the HotSpot itself. AT&T is unable to swap out a HotSpot for the Nighthawk.
ChrisZ, AT&T Community Specialist
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