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Drew Backhouse

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  1. Hi everyone. I have success! It turns out that eduroam tries to block a VPN which is why I was having issues beforehand. However, changing your ‘connection type’ from UDP—>TCP gets around this problem. I could not find a way to make this change in the native windows 10 client, however, the software ‘private VPN’ has a free trial with no credit card required, you can download their client and change the connection type in ‘advanced settings’. This VPN connection then shows up in your network connections list when active and can be shared using the method in the link in my previous pos
  2. Hi Ice and chpoit. Thank you both for your quick and detailed reply, using a VPN is a great idea. I was able to set this up okay but unfortunately, my VPN appears to be too slow for my needs. DDA fails to connect to Playfab and other games (like COD Cold War) also cannot connect to their online service. I will see if I can get hold of a better VPN and try again. If anyone else is experiencing the same issue as me I followed the instructions here: https://support.xbox.com/en-GB/help/hardware-network/connect-network/connect-live-using-pc You need to connect to your VPN first and then
  3. Hi. I have my Xbox one with me at uni in the UK and I use a service called eduroam to connect to the internet (a service used by all UK universities). Unfortunately, whenever I try and join a multiplayer session I am met with ‘Failed to join session because there was an error retrieving the address’. My friend tried playing with my account on his Xbox one and he could play online without any issues so I believe the issue is due to eduroam. Ant insight on the issue would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! - Drew
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