90% of problems with the app are due to a firewall on the computer. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR FIREWALL IS OFF!
(Click here for Win7 instructions to turn off firewall) (Click here for Windows XP instructions for turing off your firewall)
Please go through the list of troubleshooting steps below
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If there is a firewall on the network, this will prevent the iPad and PC from being able to "talk" to each other. If you have a Windows7 computer, you can run Connectify (click here to download) - This will allow you to connect your PC to the network with the Firewall then broadcast your own hotspot from your computer which you will connect the Ipad to.
Mobile Hotspot - If you are using a Verizon MiFi or Verizon 4G LTE device and cannot establish a connection between the computer and iPad, you may have to go into the admin settings for the verizon device (type 192.168.1.1 into URL field of web browser when connected to Verizon device) - Make sure that the Wireless mode is set to n/b/g