Hi everyone, I’ve been following this topic as I am experiencing the same issues. I successfully used my laptop to broadcast my VPN over wifi hotspot. When I connect my phone to the hotspot it detects that the IP location is coming from the USA so all good there. Unfortunately the ADT Hub is still stuck checking for updates.
@maxrh, can I ask what country you are in? I am in Australia and I’m wondering if there is some other factor that is not allowing the Hub to receive updates. It looks like you are the only person to get this working successfully so far so I’m keen to learn more about your setup if possible.