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Sun, Nov 13, 2016 8:27 AM

Open Nat Type On Phone Hotspot

Hello, ive been trying for awhile now to achieve getting an open nat type on my ps4 while using my Iphone and sony xperia Z5 premium's hotspot. I tried many things to change my nat type from 3 down to 1, but never worked. Can someone tell me what i could do to change my phones hotspot nat type to Open? Thank you.

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ATTHelp

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127.2K Messages

4 years ago

Hi there @Sean_P!

 

Update!!!

 

Most mobile hotspots, and smartphones, do not support a UPnP routing option. However, the option to update UpnP recently became available on the AT&T Nighthawk LTE Mobile Hotspot Router.

 

  1. 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.
  2. Enter http://attwifimanager in the web browser.
  3. A login page displays; enter the administrator login password.
  4. The dashboard displays; select Settings > Router > Basic.
  5. Turn on UPnP.

Note: This is only an option on the Nighthawk because of its ability to route. 

 

You have a regular Hotspot, tethering a computer may be an option and use the Internet Sharing option from the laptop itself. My understanding of this method is that the connection ends up slowing down though, since it’s going through a tertiary device. The option for internet sharing will vary depending on your computer’s operating system.

 

My sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this might cause! If you have any other questions please let me know and I’ll do my best to answer them. Thanks and have a great day!

  

Fiona, AT&T Community Specialist

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2 years ago

Hi all,

 

We have updated the accepeted solution and an option to update UPnP.

 

ChrisZ, AT&T Community Specialist 

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New Member

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1 Message

This is not a solution, I just spent 360 dollars on the M1 router. Enabling UpnP and setup port forwarding did not change my NAT type at all.

New Member

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1 Message

@ATTHelpForums I have a Winegard Togo Roadlink 2 with AT&T Unlimited . I need to know how to change my NAT settings.

Can you please help?

Joshgj30

Teacher

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15 Messages

3 years ago

Just wondering why Verizon's mobile hot spots and smart phones both work for moderate nat type? That's really all you need is a moderate to be able to play with friends unless they are on a strict. then you would need an open to play with them. I have tried teathering to a lap top and it didn't make a difference In the nat type. I have heated that att keep you on a private network that won't allow public ports incoming. That's why it stays on a strict? I have also heard that att can open the network. Business lines with att are from what I have heard not on a private network so it would allow a moderate or open. Is this true?

Tutor

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1 Message

3 years ago

So it's not solved. If fact that would be intentionally misleading, wouldn't it.
Joshgj30

Teacher

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15 Messages

3 years ago

After talking to att cares on social media the only way to help the NAT would be to have a custom APN set up. You can only do this through a business line. I switched to Verizon because of this. Not saying att is bad, they just couldn't meet my personal preferences

Contributor

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1 Message

3 years ago

Is this possible on chromebook

Tutor

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2 Messages

3 years ago

@ATTCares can you teach me how to tether a hotspot???

 

Tutor

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3 Messages

3 years ago

If there is a known issue with hot spots NAT types for online gamers why is At&t not addressing and correcting the issue? I have both At&t smartphones and Verizon smartphones and my kids can online game with the Verizon smartphones and not the At&t smartphones, no matter the smartphone type or manufacture. This is purely a knowingly network restriction to At&t users from At&t, why? Doesn't At&t want to be competitive with Verizon?

New Member

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1 Message

AT&T isn’t good enough to let people game. We use too much data.

Tutor

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2 Messages

2 years ago

when is this going to happen because most of my friends i can not play with
b/c the nat type is always strict.

Tutor

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3 Messages

2 years ago

Seriously thinking about switching Network providers because of this. FIX THIS PLEASE

Contributor

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1 Message

2 years ago

This is not an "Accepted Solution" in fact it does not even address the issue. The fact that people have been complaining about this for over 2 years and AT&T has decided to continuously ignore it's customers shows you exactly how much they care.

Teacher

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9 Messages

2 years ago

I've been using my Mobile Hotspot for 2 years with strict NAT and no restrictions. I could join any party, any game anytime. September 26th 2018 AT&T decided this was unacceptable i suppose(like im cutting corners) now there's some sort of HUGE firewall preventing tethering between my phone and xbox. I called xbox support, AT&T and there was no luck. The AT&T rep did say that alot of people using this method to game and AT&T could have possibly put a stop to this intentionally. Already paying for $300 a month phone plan i was treated like a criminal for using my hotspot. The only reason i use it because i can't get cable or DSL and satelite has terrible speeds. So now i've spent over $1000 on subscriptions and games and its all useless now. Thanks AT&T.

Teacher

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3 Messages

2 years ago

I am having the same issue. So frustrating! I will be going to Verizon if it isn't fixed. I can't even watch Netflix, Hulu, or YoutubeTV on my Xbox, now.

Teacher

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3 Messages

2 years ago

What does this even mean? Yes, I have the ability to update UPnP on my router settings now, but it doesn't make a different. I cannot get anything but a double NAT type now.

Tutor

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3 Messages

2 years ago

Wait you can get a Nat type 2 now cballew? On your mobile hotspot? Please how?

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