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Registered: ‎10-25-2012
My Device: Bold 9900
My Carrier: Vivo

Socket connection using BB bold 9900 (OS 7.1) hotspot mode

Hello friends, how are you?


I´m using OS 7.1, connecting my laptop to my BB using the hotspot feature.


I have a server socket running on my laptop that is waiting for socket connections on port 4444, and my laptop´s IP (when connected to the BB hotspot is 


In my BB I have an application that makes a socket connection to the laptop (socket://;deviceside=false;interface=wifiSmiley Wink, but it only returns me java.io.IOException: No Wi-Fi connection.


I also tried socket://;deviceside=true;interface=edge;, but in this case the exception is a Timeout.


Please, does anyone know what is the trick for socket connections using the hotspot feature?


Just highlighting: My BB is sharing Internet connection through the hotspot feature and it has an app that is a socket client. And my laptop is connected to the BB hotspot and has an socket server running.


Many thanks in advance.