Belkin F5D7234-4 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Belkin F5D7234-4 router.

If you are not sure what port forwarding is you can read our What is Port Forwarding guide to help get started.

Other Belkin F5D7234-4 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F5D7234-4 v5.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Belkin F5D7234-4 to your computer can be more reliable if you first configure a static IP address on your computer. We have instructions to setup a static IP address for Windows 7, Windows 8, and a variety of other devices on our Static IP Address Settings page.

Please note that while setting up a static IP address on your computer is optional, it is still a very good idea to go ahead and do it. In the long run it will make your port forward much more reliable.

Login To The Belkin F5D7234-4

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Belkin F5D7234-4 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Belkin F5D7234-4, follow our Belkin F5D7234-4 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Belkin F5D7234-4 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Belkin F5D7234-4

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This is the status page from your Belkin router.

You have already logged into the Belkin F5D7234-4v5 and are on the Status page of this router. The first step to forwarding a port is click the choice on the left side of the page labeled Virtual Servers.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Belkin F5D7234-4

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Belkin router.

You should now be on the proper page to forward a port. First, put a check in the Enable box.

Next is the Description. Enter the name of the program you are forwarding ports for in this box. It really doesn't matter what you enter in this box, but it would be a good idea to enter something that helps you remember why you are forwarding these ports.

Enter the port number you are forwarding into the boxes labeled Inbound Port and on the far right the Private Port.

Under the Type drop down menu, choose the type of protocol you want to use to forward this port.

Last is the Private IP address. Enter the IP address of the computer you are forwarding this port to. For example if you are forwarding this port to run a program on your computer, make sure you enter that computer's IP address in this box.

Click Apply Changes and you are finished. Congratulations!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Belkin F5D7234-4 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your ports are forwarded you should use our Open Port Check tool.

Other Belkin F5D7234-4 Info

Don't forget about our other Belkin F5D7234-4 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F5D7234-4 v5.We also have the following guides for the same router: