When I'm out in the field working, I use my phone's built in Wifi Hot Spot to gain internet access. For some reason, it won't allow me to VPN into my companies network while using my phone's Hot Spot.

Is there certain features I need to activate or deactivate to get my computer's VPN to work while connected to my cell phone's hot spot?

Using a Google Pixel XL and iPhone 6 along with Dell Laptop.


Solved me, I had to change APN setting from IPv6 to IPv4.

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It may be due to complications with the IP address assigned by your cell phone network. If possible, go to Settings, Cellular Networks, Preferred network type, and set it to 3G. Then try the VPN again.


Solved for me connecting VPN by changing 4g to 3g in mobile networks, after connecting I switched back to 4g and still my work VPN is connected and working

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