How to Port Forward a TP-Link Router

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

Step 2: Click on “Forwarding” and then “Virtual Servers.”

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Step 3: Click “Add New.” 

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Step 4: Enter the Service Port, Internal Port and IP Address. Then select “All” under Protocol and “Enabled” under Status. 

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Step 5: Click “Save.”

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.