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Connecting to a home server on a cellular hotspot

I am seeking advice on a networking issue I have run into recently. I suspect that I a making an obvious mistake in my assumptions about connections between machines on separate networks. My goal is ...
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Why can’t I access a device with 4G modem connection over the internet when I can connect to another device with a 4G connection without issue?

I have a Raspberry Pi device where I use a 4G modem (D-Link DWM-222) to connect it to the internet. The interface PPP0 gets an IP and everything works great. I was thinking that I would get a public ...
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Disable eSIM but not Physical SIM on Laptop - Windows 10

I have an issue with the 7410 where the SIM card option in Cellular settings in Windows 10 sometimes switches back to 'SIM 2' to 'SIM 1' for no reason after boot. SIM 2 which is the eSIM seems to be ...
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Connect 2 LTE routers through a cellular network

Thanks for reading in advance. I want to connect 2 LTE routers (client and server). The scheme is as follows: Host A - Server Router - Cellular network - Client Router - Host B The purpose of ...
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How does Windows 10 determine if a connection is cellular?

We have a network with 60 clients (not all on our domain) that connect to a single very bandwidth constrained Internet connection (VSAT satellite - 6Mbps, 800ms latency). We have various ways to ...
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Share internet from a router ADSL to a cellular data phone ? is that possible

is there a way to share my house wifi internet to my android phone using cellular data network so when i am outside my house i can connect to internet mybe a proxy or software need to be installed on ...
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Does virtual sim still require an underlying physical sim (to provide cellular data) or WiFi access?

I am a bit confused on the concept of virtual sim as explained in this Quora post. My current understanding is that a virtual sim relies on a cell phone app to generate virtual phone numbers. But ...
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Receive calls and texts from a mobile modem on Windows 10

Other posts on SuperUser about this issue are either too old to be useful, are for a different operating system, or are not exactly what I am looking for. Background I have a Windows 10-on-Arm ...
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Find SIM Service number or sim card number in windows?

I'm trying to find the SIM service number (mobile number) in windows via the command line, or powershell. I've run through all the netsh mbn show * commands. None show the mobile service number (eg: +...
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Trouble port forwarding a cellular router

I am trying to port forward an ATT Homebase cellular hotspot modem router model Z700 to handle a security system DVR for remote access. Does anyone have knowledge on this? Thanks in advance if anyone ...
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Prevent users from switching airplane mode and location service on or off

As a windows 10 administrator, how can I prevent non-administrator users from turning on airplane mode and turning off location services? These tablets will be used by drivers (delivery) that needs to ...
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Cellular missing from Network & Internet in Windows 10 after Fall Creators Update

After Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, I can’t connect to a cellular network. My setup is onfiguration: PC: Lenovo T450s, OS: Windows 10 Pro v 1709 (16299.125) Modem: Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE ...
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Windows 10 - Option to add and manage APN's missing

Using Win 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB 64Bit This is been deployed onto 300+ tablet devices with built in 4G. We're using a specific M2M SIM provider and as a result I need to update the APN details ...
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Cannot connect to home DVR over LTE, but can over wifi

I have a home camera setup where the DVR has remote viewing via port 8000 and 9000. I have setup port forwarding on the consumer grade cable modem / router combo. When I am away from the location (...
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How do IMEI trackers work online [closed]

This may be the wrong site to ask this, but I am curious. I've been doing some research and I know you can pull IMEI if you sniff cell phone signals by towers, but there are a bunch of websites that ...
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Wireshark can't see cellular activity on Win10 tablet

I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise x64 on an HP Pro x2 612 G1 Tablet, with a Verizon SIM card to allow cellular data connectivity. I've installed Wireshark 2.2.1 and can't see any activity on any of ...
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Location services on smartphones - which physical network does it use? [closed]

I was pleasantly surprised to find that my iPhone was able to detect my location in India despite disabling my expensive data roaming (I live in the USA and use AT & T). I did have my cellular ...
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Wi-Fi hand off between access points?

I have a long house, and must use two wireless access points to get full coverage. I also have terrible cell coverage so I often use Wi-Fi calling on my android phone to accommodate. However, when I ...
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How can I print from Galaxy Note 2 via Wifi -> Desktop ->USB-HP-Printer

I have a Galaxy Note 2 which I connect to local wifi router. To the same router the Windows-based PC is connected to which in turn connected HP-printer (4500, has no BT). The question is how can I ...
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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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Pinging a cellular router

I have a cellular router that currently has a 3G SIM card plugged into it. I'd like to be able to access the devices behind my router by sending and receiving data over cellular WAN. As a first step, ...
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How to use Asterisk build a telephony system with one land line and two cell phone numbers? [closed]

I think I am on the same boat like many others: My family has a land line from my local telephony company and we have two cell phones (lines) as well. We live in a two-story home. I am considering ...
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If I see a phone under Other Devices in Windows' Computers and Devices menu, is it connected to my network?

I see a phone that is definitely NOT mine under Computers and Devices, as I don't own an HTC One. Does this mean it is connected to my network, or that it has WiFi capability and my computer's network ...
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Does a cellphone ping cell towers even in "aeroplane" mode? [closed]

In the movies and TV shows they show that the only way for a cellphone to not be traced is to take the battery out (and optionally break it in two :-). But if this is true, then that means that even ...
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What kind of hardware would I need pick up cellular frequencies on my computer?

I recently became curious about what it would take to observe cellular activity in the area on my computer. Obviously the necessary hardware wouldn't be standard, but does any hardware exist that ...
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Is there anything like proxy but for cell phone?

I want to know if there is something like a proxy, but for cellphone calls, not for smartphones, but controlling it from computer??
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Can you wirelessly sync a Windows 7 phone (HTC Trophy) without leaving it plugged in to charge for 15 mins?

The only way I know of to sync my HTC Trophy wirelessly is to plug it in to the wall to charge, after which it will automatically sync after X number of minutes. However, most of the time I want to ...
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How can I create an ad-hoc 3G computer-to-cell-phone network?

Is it possible to set a personal network up between my computer (3G modem) and cell phone (3G modem)? If so, what software would I need to be running on each? Could I just manually set the attributes?
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AT commands to activate CDMA modem?

Does anyone know the AT commands to activate a CDMA modem or update the roaming capabilities?
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What hardware to connect PC to cell phone network?

I know that an iPad can connect to the cell phone network. I need to be able to get a desktop windows PC to connect to the cell phone network and connect as if it was a cell phone, but I don't know ...
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Why do mobile broadband modems (aka mobile Internet sticks, connect cards, data cards) have built-in memory card readers?

I doubt that anyone will be saving ringtones, mp3s and photos, and archiving contacts, messages and schedules on it --- So what is it for?
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Any way to bond 2 3G wireless USB keys on a single PC?

I have 2 USB dongles for 2 different carriers, both of which offer 3G speeds. Is there a way to bond them together, and used them at the same time, in order to increase speed? EDIT: I need this in ...
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pppd disconnects from 3G, doesn't reconnect, w/ persist set

I am trying to configure pppd to connect to a 3G network (Sprint, in this case) and then stay connected, reconnecting automatically if the remote connection is terminated. I have enabled the persist ...
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Error handling pppd configuration?

I have a computer, running ubuntu, that I want to be connected to the network at all times. It has a GSM modem connected to it via USB. Is there some program available that monitors that the ...
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Is there such a thing as an IP femtocell, and what does it do?

My dad mentioned a co-worker suggested using a device, that might use CDMA to route calls through IP to save costs on a certain overseas project we're on- since our home base is quite far from there. ...
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Streaming from a Windows PC to a cellular phone

What's the recommended method to stream video from my computer running Windows to my cellular phone?
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Is it possible to use T-Mobile's 3G network on the airplane? [closed]

So that I can go online? Does it have signal in the air?
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Palm Backup - PBB

Someone else gave me a PBB file that is a backup file from a Palm Treo 700. Anybody know how I can convert it? What software creates this file? I tried installing Palm Desktop 6.2.2 but it doesn't ...
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