Apps can't find my location if I'm behind my wifi on iPhone

Matsaki

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Some Apps on my iPhone, like weather apps etc looks for location and in my house behind my router this don't work

Cannot Get Weather. There may be a problem with your connection.
When I use other networks it's working ok.

What setting or ports in my router could I have missed??

Many thanks!
 

Satcomer

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Did this just start or did you install something lately or "upgraded" the firmware on the router?
 

Matsaki

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It started maybe a year ago. I have done many new settings since then (with my Netgear) But I also have the ISP router, and the Netgear behind that so I have more control. But even when I connect to the ISP's router I get the same error.

At my friends house having the same ISP and router, it was working?!?
 

Satcomer

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I sure hope in the "ISP" router has NAT off. The double NAT error of having two NAT routers in the same network could cause the problem.
 

Matsaki

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I only know that they have all ports open on the LAN that I have connected the Netgear to. So that I can open and close any ports I want too in my Netgear. And everything else is working fine for me.
 

Satcomer

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I almost forget. Can your Mac finds it's location (System Preferences->Date+Time, Time Zone finder) and (System Preferences->Security + Privacy)?
 

Matsaki

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I believe I have to turn NAT off in my router then. Just have to find it in the very messy Tomato (but good) :)
 

Satcomer

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I would then take that ISP router back to ISP and say it is blocking things on your network and try to get a new one. It couldn't hurt to try. ;)

Also check on your ISP's web page and look for compatible modems. Maybe you could get one that doesn't have a router in it.
 
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