Accessing MacBook local network from iPhone

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QUESTION :

I have a development environment with grunt and BrowserSync which gives me the URL 192.168.1.140:3000 to access the webpage from other devices in the same network.

The URL works on the MacBook, but when I try to access it on my iPhone, it loads for 60 seconds and says:

Safari could not open page because the server stopped responding“.

The same happens when I try to access
MacBook-Air.local
(as the settings suggest) or 192.168.1.140 directly.

Both devices are connected to the same WiFi-Network, I also disabled the Firewall on the Macbook, didn’t help.

Any ideas on what the problem could be?

ANSWER :

Well, looks like restarting the router finally solved the problem.