Me and my friend are trying to play Minecraft together. But as it seems, I can't connect to my own Minecraft server but my friend can. I have allowed it in my firewall among opening some ports in my router as well. I'm hosting the server from the same computer I'm playing from. What can cause this and how can this be fixed?
If you're hosting the server on your own computer then using
When you try to connect to the server what error appears? And what IP are you trying to connect to?
If it's the same as your friends use try to connect to
What IP are you connecting through? There are are 3 or 4 ways to do this.
The first two options are only used if the server is run on your computer. The port can be binded to other port numbers. I could allow my Minecraft server on port 230467 if I wanted to. That only means people would have to type in this instead of my normal IP,
If someone posts something like this, I apologize. I have been distracted and didn't get a chance to post it sooner.
EDIT: It would really help if you tell us what pops up when you try connecting.
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