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I recently installed File Expert on my Samsung Galaxy Ace and I'm not sure how to configure its Web Sharing feature. I clicked on Share My Contents->Start Share Via Web which gave me the URL, username and password. When I tried the URL in my web browser I got the timeout error, though. Is there any separate configuration required to make this work?

I am using mobile Internet to connect to File Expert's Web Sharing. Is that the problem?

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It works fine for me over mobile internet. Who's your carrier? Could be that they're blocking the port, so perhaps you can try switching to another one. –  eldarerathis Nov 21 '11 at 19:28
    
i am using UNINOR(carrier), it works fine, i dont have any complaint for it, do i need to configure anything else, or just the above one (specified in question) is enough? by carrier you meant sim card operator, right? –  Abbas Nov 21 '11 at 20:38
    
With most operators (carriers) your phone does not get an IP address that can be reached from the internet (NAT). If you start File Expert's Web Sharing, what kind of IP address does it show? If it starts with "10." or "192.168." (or a few others), your phone is not reachable from the internet. But you could instead use SwiFTP, they provide a "proxy" server: your phone connects to the proxy server and your web browser also connects to this server. Or you could use something like Dropbox. –  elmicha Nov 21 '11 at 22:24

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