[FAQ ID: 134]How do I open ports on my TP-LINK Router

Suitable for: Routers

Step 1
Open the web browser and type the IP address of the router (default is 192.168.1.1) into the address bar and then Press Enter.
 
Step 2
Type the username and password in the login page, the default username and password both are admin.
 
Step 3
Click Forwarding->Virtual Servers on the left side, and then click Add New… button.
 
 
 

Step 4
Type the Service port which you want to open and the IP Address of your computer; Select Protocol to TCP, UDP or ALL; Change Status to Enabled

 
 
Step 5
Click Save button to save the settings.
 
 

Note:

If you want to open port 80 for Web server in your computer, the Management port of the router will be changed to 8080, you need to type Http://192.168.1.1:8080 to connect to you router.
 

 

Suitable for: TL-R470T+ V2, TL-R480T+ V5, TL-ER5120, TL-ER6120

Step 1
Open the web browser and type the IP address of the router (default is 192.168.0.1) into the address bar and then Press Enter.
 
 

Step 2
Type the username and password in the login page, the default username and password both are admin.

 
Step 3
Click Advanced->NAT->Virtual Servers on the left side
 
Step 4
Type Name, the External Port and Internal Port which you want to open, Select Protocol, Enter your Internal Server IP address and Click on Activate.
 
Step 5
Click on Add.