1. JOHNA877's Avatar
    Hi Everyone,

    I have been able to open my NAT and connect to Xbox Live using my BB Hotspot on my Bold 9900. I am able to connect to download rosters with no problem. However, when I attempt to play a head to head multiplayer match in Nba 2k13 or Madden 13, it constantly lags and then disconnects part way through the match. Does anyone know a workaround to this or has anyone used BB hotspot without lagging during multiplayer games? I appreciate the help. Thank you!
    01-07-13 11:31 AM
  2. Adam Zeis's Avatar
    I haven't tried it myself but I would think that the data coming off your hotspot may not have enough oomph for your games to work lag free in that capacity.
    01-07-13 12:40 PM
  3. JOHNA877's Avatar
    I have read on here about people doing it with no lag but I have no clue how. Does it matter which At&t APN I am using?
    01-07-13 12:47 PM
  4. kbz1960's Avatar
    What is your signal like? Are you in a 4G area?
    01-07-13 12:51 PM
  5. JOHNA877's Avatar
    Signal is great with 4g. I'm in Philly. When I used pingtest.net it showed a ping of 153ms.....that could be the problem? I was wondering if there was a better APN to use or if someone has experience with getting this to work fast when on xbox live. Thanks!
    01-07-13 01:29 PM
  6. nd1983's Avatar
    153ms is crazy slow for xbox gaming. XBL likes 50ms or faster, to work without lag for 90% of servers
    01-07-13 07:04 PM
  7. JOHNA877's Avatar
    Does anyone know what determines the speed of xbox live? Is it the Ping, the upload speed, bandwidth, etc?? Thanks for your help!
    01-08-13 01:13 PM
  8. Gees97's Avatar
    You can't play xbox live through a phone. Hate to break it to you. The bold is gonna constantly lag and disconnect because xbox live needs alot of bandwith. I used my hotspot ONCE just to prove to a friend that I could do it but its worthless to even try. The bold can barely play youtube videos without buffering so it wiLL always lag
    01-10-13 07:17 AM

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