How to Port Forward a D-Link Router

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Step 1: Login to the D-Link router via the default gateway address.

Step 2: Click on “Advanced.”

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Step 3: Click “Port Forwarding.”
Please Note: This page may differ depending on your firmware version.

Step 4: Enter the Name, IP Address, and Port. The port number should go under both “Start” and “End.” Choose “Always” under Schedule and “Any” under Traffic Type.

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You should now be able to connect to your device via a web browser. Simply enter your hostname followed by the port number into the address bar. For example

Please Note: If you are using a mobile application, you will simply need to use your hostname to connect. The application should already specify the port when attempting to make the connection.