MadManniMan

Android: "0 devices online" and nothing happens

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Hey there folks :)

As the whole dropbox-alternative thing got interesting for me with the kickstartet initiative "plug" I got curious about this solution - and it looks really promising, but also does not seem to work for me from here.

I created two Sync Folders on my Windows 7 PC, one with two files directly in it (a gif and a txt), one empty. I connected both to my android phone (Huawei Ascend G300) via Connect Mobile which seemed to work surprisingly well. Ah, I forgot to mention that I created a new empty folder on my mobile for sychronization with the partially filled folder and for the empty one on the PC I chose my phones DCIM folder for instant photo synchronization.

However, nothing seems to synchronize.

The app keeps telling me, that "0 devices are online".

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Could it be, that there is something in my company's network that blocks anything trying to use any bittorrent'ish protocols? //end noobspeak

I will give it another try at home this evening then.

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So yeah, it seems our admins are blocking all the ports I could have used ... at home everything works just fine.

... what leads me to the next question: will it be likely that all the open WLANs in my city won't allow BitTorrent Sync? :(

I never had problems with Dropbox access anywhere.

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