Cannot play games that require an internet connection on my Nexus 4 but chrome still works

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Any games I have that require an active internet connection are not working for me without wifi but I can still search the web with google chrome no problem or download from the play store.

It shows an "H" on my signal strength and all of what I said above is true either I have one or full bars. If anyone has any suggestions to help please do, the games worked for a week or so and now no longer do so I don't know if its something i did or....
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Is there an error message or do the games just not run?

Have you updated the firmware? The nexus 4 had an over the air firmware update a while back so you may want to give that a try if you didn't update.
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Good day, thanks for the reply. One says "Server error" and the other says "No internet connection detected".

I did update the firmware not too long ago when it prompted me to; the phone is only maybe 1-2 months old so it would have been sometime in that timeframe that I did.
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What games is it?
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One is called Defender of Texel and the other is Dawn of Dragons.

I just realized that that Nexus phones according to their site only go up to a HSPA connection and not 4g could this be the problem?
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Are you saying that the games only ever worked over WiFi? Or have they worked over a cellular data connection before and have now stopped?

Check the game settings and see if there is a switch to use WiFi-only. Some games offer that option so that it doesn't consume your data allowance.
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One game is new to me and the other didn't work at first then worked for a week and then stopped; I've looked in both and haven't found any settings like that unfortunately but it turned out to be the APN setting as listed below.
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Try changing the apn settings to leave out the proxy server and port in the first half. (The MMS proxy is still required).
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This did it! Thank you so much!

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