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Chipotle posted a topic in Android MobileI tried to add a reply to the existing topic located at http://mediabrowser.tv/community/index.php?/topic/2416-android-cannot-connect-via-external-network-4g3gwifi/ , but was unable to; said I did not have permission. Anyway... Bottom line is that on my Android phone, I can connect without issue to my library when I am on my local network where my library is stored. However, I am unable to connect if I am on a 4g, 3g or wifi other than my local; whenever I click the library, it says "Could not connect to library". It seemed that in the original thread referenced above, there was "solution", but it was unclear and mentioned other threads that were not referenced in the thread. The following is what I have tried from piecing things together: 1. Signed up for a DDNS account and applied those settings to my router which seem to be working. 2. Assigned Port forwarding to 8096 and 8945. I believe I only needed to do 8096, but I figured I would add the other just in case. I am new to all of this, so there has been a lot of trial and error to find out what works. Some of the questions I had while trying this solution: 1. What am I changing in my Android MB account to adapt to the above changes? It sounds like I need two different accounts, one while on my local and the other while on external? So based on that am I matching the DDNS IP in those settings? 2. While I believe the DDNS and port forwarding settings are correct, I am not certain. I have used the IP address for the computer running MB Server, which makes sense to me. I absolutely love this app and have been using the original MB for many years (the one without the server), the work you have done on this is incredible. I can't wait to have access to my media from virtually anywhere. Thanks for any help you can give. If this is troubleshooting that all Android users will need to go through, I highly recommend a tutorial.
I've successfully installed the mb3 server, classic (xbox360) and roku versions, but am stuck trying to get the Android client (beta 14, or RC2.1) to log in. I keep getting "Could not connect to library." I've typed in the name of the pc, and the router IP address, and port 8096 seems to be open, and there seem to be rules for the mb3 server in the firewall. Have I missed something obvious? Perhaps a detailed set-up tutorial would help? Do changes to the firewall rules need to be made? Why doesn't the android client "see" the LAN automatically, especially since the phone is already logged into wifi? Do I need to change a setting in server to look for the android client? Running mb3 server on Win7 Pro x64. Running mb3 android on Verizon Moto Droid Razr android 4.1.2.