Port Forwarding Guide
For automatic port forwarding try Simple Port Forwarding
Some routers & modems work best with port forwarding if you have a static
Manually set your network interface card ( NIC ) to use a static ip address.
You can also download my FREE Simple Static IP tool to set it for you.
Open your favorite web browser and input your routers ip address in the address bar.
Please note that you must have the http:// in order to connect to your router/modem properly.
Need help finding you router IP address? Click here
Enter your username and password and click 'OK'
If you don't know it you can check our list of default router and modem password list here.
If you have changed it and don't remember it you may have to reset your device to factory default using the reset button on most routers.
Once logged into your router click on "Firewall Settings"
Set the firewall to 'Minimum Security' to allow Inbound connections.
Now Click 'Apply'
When the page is done reloading click on 'Port Forwarding'
For Protocol click on 'Add'
Click 'Add Server Ports'
For 'Protocol' choose your protocol, normally TCP or UDP.
For 'Source Ports' choose 'Any'
For 'Destination Ports' Choose either 'Range' or 'Single' then enter the ports
to be forwarded.
Example: 2100 or 2100 - 2105
If you have more ports to add repeat steps 7 & 8.
Once all ports have been added give the service a name.
For 'Service Name' give your entry a unique name.
Now click 'Apply'
For 'Networked Computer / Device' choose 'Specify Address' and then input the local IP address to forward the ports to.
For 'WAN Connection Type' choose 'All Broadband Devices'
For 'Forward to Port' choose 'Same as Incoming Port'
For 'When should this rule occur' choose 'Always'